Basketball game assembly with ball blocking device

Chi Ming Tsai, I. Chiang Yang, Tsair Rong Chen, Ching Mu Chen

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This device in this paper was granted by U.S. patent that patent number is US8616553 issued by Dec. 2012. However, a basketball game assembly includes a backboard, a hoop mounted on a front side of the backboard and a ball blocking device. The ball blocking device includes a shaft, a blocking member and a driving arrangement. The shaft at its rear end is rotatably mounted to the backboard. The blocking member is connected to a front end of the shaft and disposed adjacent to a front edge of the hoop. The driving arrangement is configured to rotate the shaft so as to have the blocking member move to a blocking position higher than the hoop or depart from the blocking position. The present invention relates to a basketball game assembly and more particularly to a basketball game assembly with a ball blocking device to increase the difficulty of the game.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1463-1465
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - 2016 May 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Health(social science)
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Education
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