SIQ Basketball Announces Partnership With Top NBA Draft Prospects

“Partnering with these athletes as they take it to the next level encompasses everything SIQ is all about: providing the tools and data to empower players to reach their maximum potential through a data-driven approach to the game,” said said Erik Anderson, CEO of SIQ Basketball.

SIQ Basketball, creators of the world’s first smart basketball approved for gameplay by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), today announced the signing of Amen and Ausar Thompson from Overtime Elite, Bryson Warren and Jai Smith in as brand ambassadors and strategic partners. These athletes will serve as brand ambassadors, further increasing exposure of the smart basketball and coincidence app to top basketball talent while providing the next generation of the NBA with unlimited access to data and to previously unavailable shot metrics.

“Partnering with these athletes as they take it to the next level encompasses everything SIQ is all about: providing the tools and data to empower players to reach their maximum potential through a data-driven approach to the game,” said said Erik Anderson, CEO of SIQ Basketball.

SIQ (pronounced S-IQ) meets the needs of high-level basketball players and athletes of all ages by providing instant access to shot data and metrics at their fingertips. The smart basketball and app tracks over 192 data points per shot without sacrificing the shape, bounce, weight or functionality of a standard ball. Players can receive real-time analytics on marks, misses, swish and shot percentage, shot distance, form consistency, shot situation, release time and angle, speed, etc. In addition to real-time performance tracking, SIQ provides a globally connected leaderboard to unite and compete with SIQ users around the world.

With NBA and WNBA talent such as Duncan Robinson and Kayla McBride already representing the brand, SIQ reinforces its commitment to providing athletes with the shooting performance analytics needed to advance their game. Overtime Elite League twins Thompson, Smith and Warren will join SIQ’s roster of top basketball talent as they use basketball and the SIQ app to improve the way they train and prepare for the next level, improving their draft stock with every shot.

“My brother and I use the basketball and the SIQ app to advance our competitiveness and drive to succeed,” Amen Thompson said. Ausar Thompson continued: “With the ability to see how our stats stack up against each other and how many shots each of us take per day, we push each other to be better players every time we step onto the pitch. ground.”

Jai Smith continued, “SIQ has helped my development by tracking shots and providing data-driven insights to improve my shot for the better. I hope other players can learn how advanced the SIQ basketball is and how it can change your performance.

“The basketball and the SIQ app are an integral part of my training,” Bryson Warren said. “Being able to pick up my phone and instantly see data-driven proof of how I’m improving every day, every session and every shot has transformed my game.”

Since the public launch of the beta version in January 2021, more than four million shots have been recorded on the SIQ app. With the ability to track multiple player performance metrics per basketball, SIQ’s analytics platform provides coaches, players, parents and more with real-time analytics on player development and growth. The SIQ basketball is available in men’s and women’s sizes for indoor or outdoor use.

To learn more about SIQ Basketball, visit http://www.siqbasketball.com.

About SIQ Basketball

Founded by Finnish professional basketball player Harri Hohteri, SIQ Basketball (pronounced “SIQ”) has spawned the world’s first FIBA-approved smart basketball, giving users access to personalized metrics and advanced basketball analytics. a simple tap on their smartphone. In real time on the SIQ app, players can track over 192 data points including consistency, speed, swish percentage and more with every shot they take. With the same bounce, weight and size as a standard basketball, SIQ technology allows players to improve their shooting skills without compromising gameplay. For more information visit http://www.siqbasketball.com

About Overtime Elite

Overtime is the leading brand for the next generation of sports fans. In just four years, we’ve built a community of over 45 million followers and a platform that generates over 1.7 billion video views each month. We produce original series on YouTube, Snapchat and IGTV, as well as highly engaging short content on Instagram and TikTok. the Melo7 Tech II fund and the late NBA Commissioner David Stern.

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