NBA using Microsoft cloud and AI to power ‘CourtOptix’ and bring enhanced stats to fans

(NBA CourtOptix screenshot) The NBA is tapping the power of its partnership with Microsoft to deliver advanced analytics that offer insights into shots, passes, defense, double teams and more. NBA CourtOptix Powered by Microsoft Azure utilizes the tech giant’s artificial intelligence and machine learning to track and analyze action on the court and turn it […]

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Jeff Bezos joins Drake, NBA stars and others in $80M backing of Overtime sports media brand

(Overtime Image via Twitter) Jeff Bezos is among the investors taking part in an $80 million funding round in Overtime, a sports media brand with plans to launch a new basketball league for elite high school players. The Amazon CEO’s investment company Bezos Expeditions took part alongside notable co-investors such as hip-hop star Drake, Reddit […]

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