The NBA has unveiled the state-of-the-art full video LED court docket, that will likely be used for NBA All-Star 2024 occasions going down at Lucas Oil Stadium between 16-18 February.
For the primary time ever, occasions together with the All-Star Superstar Sport and Feb. 17’s Abilities Problem, 3-Level Contest and Problem and Slam Dunk occasion, will happen on the immersive LED sports activities flooring that features: design and shade adjustments, stay replays and different video content material, real-time sport stats, location-based participant monitoring animations, interactive video games for followers throughout timeouts, immersive animations following key performs and moments.
“It provides us just a little bit extra vary in what we are able to do so far as interactive graphics, reactionary graphics that occur on the ground, altering the ground design, altering the colours, actually reacting to the play that occurs on the court docket,” stated Carlton Myers, an NBA senior vice chairman overseeing stay manufacturing and leisure. “So, we really feel actually, actually good concerning the capabilities of what this offers us, what this gives us. And we predict it’s going to be actually impactful, each within the constructing and watching on tv.”
Myers says the NBA has been LED courts for about eight years, however the know-how wasn’t fairly proper, in order that they didn’t pursue.
“Now the know-how is there, and we really feel actually snug with it,” Myers defined. “Now could be the time to do it.”
The court docket was developed by the German firm ASB GlassFloor and has been utilized in occasions by FIBA, the game’s governing physique.
FIBA used LED glass flooring in the course of the U19 Girls’s Basketball World Cup 2023.
Little doubt it will likely be a really cool addition for these watching it stay and the tens of millions tuning in for All-Star weekend on TV across the globe.