Poinstreak Continues to Grow With NBL Canada Deal
Toronto, Ontario – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL) have announced they have reached a long-term agreement in which Pointstreak will provide real-time scoring, official statistics and league wide website services to the NBL and its 7 member teams.
Poinstreak, which is run by Chatham-Kent natives Scott Secord (CEO) and Paul Pettipiece (VP of Baseball Operations), is a leading provider for many professional and amateur hockey, baseball, soccer and lacrosse league’s acrosse North America, and now with the addition of the NBL of Canada, the technology company is venturing into basketball.
“Pointstreak is a fantastic company that will provide us with numerous services to showcase our league and its teams in a professional manner that leagues of this level are not traditionally accustomed to,” said National Basketball League of Canada President & CEO, Andre Levingston. “Pointstreak is a cut above the rest, and we look forward to continuing to build a fantastic relationship with them for years to come.”
Levingston says that Pointstreak will play a crucial role in bringing the NBL Canada to an elite sports status. Through the use of the latest technological trends, Pointstreak will build and support the official NBL Canada website, as well as the sites for the seven teams.
Poinstreak will also provide NBL Canada with an optimal real-time statistic tracking system. “I’m really impressed with the Pointstreak Sports Stats Software,” says Levingston. “We’re really excited to have this cutting edge technology attached to our league.”
“The NBL is an ideal flagship account for our new services for basketball organizations.” said Scott Secord, President & CEO of Pointstreak, who originally hails from Ridgetown. “We look forward to enhancing the online experience for NBL fans across the country.”
The NBL Canada’s inaugural regular season will tip-off on October 29. For more information on the National Basketball League of Canada, please visit www.nblcanada.ca or www.lnbcanada.ca. Earlier this year, London, Ontario was awarded an NBL Canada franchise which will play out of the John Labatt Centre.