Philadelphia native and new member of the Miami Heat, Wayne Ellington and Connor Sports® will host the first annual Philadelphia Peace Games, aimed to bring at-risk youth and young adults together while emphasizing gun violence prevention and advocacy. The event will take place at Girard College on Saturday, August 20, and will include a basketball tournament open to the public.
When basketball is played during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, take a close look at the floors it's being played on because it should give you a little USA pride. The six basketball courts for both the men and women's' Olympic teams were made by the Connor Sports mill in Amasa, Mich.
When the Bucks chose to install a new Action Floor Systems court in the Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center, Zaza Pachulia saw the opportunity to update the Tbilisi basketball camp floor and purchased the retired court from the facility’s management corporation. Action Floor Systems, a leading manufacturer of premium hardwood maple sports floors, partnered with the Golden State Warriors Center, Pachulia, to load, ship, and install the court in Pachulia’s native country of Georgia.
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