FloHoops to Air High School Basketball Showcase in November
AUSTIN, Texas — October 8, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and Hoopfest Basketball Inc. announced a multiyear broadcast partnership to provide live and on-demand content and coverage of the Thanksgiving Hoopfest on FloHoops.com through 2021.
Thanksgiving Hoopfest is one of the most exciting high school basketball showcases in the nation. The competition, which takes place at Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas, features some of the best high school teams in the country, including top-ranked Montverde, powerhouses Prolific Prep and Sierra Canyon, among others.
On Friday and Saturday, November 29-30th basketball fans will witness some of the top high school and preparatory basketball players in the country, including Ziaire Williams and BJ Boston from Sierra Canyon High School, Scottie Barnes and Cade Cunningham (No. 1 in the US) from Montverde Academy, and Jalen Green and Nimari Burnett from Prolific Prep, as well as 10 of the top 25 individuals. During previous years, the sold-out event drew attendance from various NBA stars as they watch the future stars of the sport compete.
“The Thanksgiving Hoopfest is the perfect stage for many players to show the nation exactly where they stand against many of the nation’s best,” Director of Hoopfest Basketball Inc., Glenn Smith said. “My job is to set the stage and give them the platform to dance. Partnering with FloSports makes the stage even bigger and we are looking forward to this partnership.”
“This event has a reputation for showcasing the highest caliber basketball talent among high school-aged players, which speaks volumes to the hard work (Glenn) Smith and his team have put into the event,” FloSports Director of Rights Acquisition, Lindsey Ross said. “We are proud to broadcast the Thanksgiving Hoopfest, which has featured 60 state champions over time and boasts 18 current NBA players in its previous lineups. Fans will not want to miss this event.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of the two-day basketball event visit FloHoops.com to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the event across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, the App Store, and Google Play Store.
Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.
For more information, visit FloHoops.com.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20+ sports in the US and abroad. FloSports offers a growing library of more than 2,000 hours of premium content and owns exclusive broadcast rights to 4,000+ premier events, with over 1M hours live streamed since inception. The company has 250 employees and is based in Austin, TX.