Source: Connor Sports
CHICAGO (Feb. 19, 2015) – Connor Sports® is the Official Court of the 2015 ACB Copa Del Rey de Baloncesto Feb. 19-22 at the Gran Canaria Arena in Las Palmas, Spain as the market leader in hardwood sports surfaces continues to rapidly expand its international footprint.
The ACB and Connor Sports entered into a partnership based on Connor’s role and performance as the Official Court of the 2014 FIFA World Cup as the ACB emphasized the importance of a high-quality court for the Copa Del Rey.
“Connor Sports is extremely proud to be the Official Court of the 2015 ACB Copa Del Rey,” said Bill Roever, Connor Sports International Sales Manager. “Connor Sports relationship with the ACB was fostered from working with Gran Canaria Arena officials during the 2014 FIBA World Cup and we expect our high-quality courts to be very positively received by the tournament players and event officials.”
The Connor Sports Copa Del Rey partnership is an important and strategic initiative of a growing international presence in Europe as the company works aggressively to bring quality Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) hardwood flooring systems to international markets Where Champions Play.
“We are very proud to reach an agreement with Connor Sports as one of the best basketball court providers, we assure the best flooring quality for our competition,” said Gerard Freixa, Copa del Rey Director. “We are very much looking forward to working with Connor and to extend our agreement in the future.”
The Cup will be played on the home court of the ACB Herbalife Gran Canaria team that also owns two Connor Sports’ QuickLock™ portable basketball systems.
As another element of the ACB Copa Del Rey Official Court status, Connor Sports will also provide two Sport Court® 3 x 3 courts to the ACB that will serve as the ACB official 3 x 3 courts for future events in that competition format.
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Connor Sports® was founded in 1872 and is the market leader in portable and permanent wood sports surfaces. Connor has built hardwood courts for countless NBA teams, the Men’s and Women’s NCAA® Final Four® Championships and the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Aside from its history in production, Connor Sports has a history of partnering with athletes and thought leaders in sports. Connor Sports is Where Champions Play®. Connor Sports is on Facebook at Connor Sports Flooring and on Twitter @Connor_Sports.