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DigitalTown Announces NBA Champion Trent Tucker Joins the 3D Sports Tech Team(October 24, 2011)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) 3D Sports Technology Inc. signed with NBA Champion Trent Tucker, to sign a long-term agreement to formalize Tucker's role as the company's Basketball Expert. 3D Sports Technology is a strategic partner working with DigitalTown and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association "NIAAA" to provide coaching tools to the over 20,000 high schools in the DigitalTown network of spirit websites. DigitalTown will distribute the tools to it more than 18,500 basketball teams on its sites.
Tucker brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise to the sport of basketball. His accomplishments include winning a Big Ten Championship on his way to an 11-year NBA career. Drafted 6th overall by the Knicks, the three-point shooter starred in New York for nine years, then a season with the San Antonio Spurs before joining his close friend, Michael Jordan, and the Chicago Bulls concluding with a 1993 World Championship Ring. Always a leader and philanthropist, Tucker's numerous off the court contributions include many children's charities such as All4KidsFoundation.org, Hoopology365.com and youth basketball camps.
Tucker joined 3D Sports Technology's team of experts in 2009, and now signed a long-term agreement to provide updates on the patented software and private intranet communication systems for basketball coaches.
As the company's Basketball Expert, Tucker will play an active role working with animators and programmers to transfer his expertise into leading-edge software. This basketball software will emphasize and teach both fundamental, as well as, high level drills and plays.
"3D Sports Technology gives the people who work in this area an opportunity to reach kids and players all over the globe, because now you don't all have to be in one place. Technology today reaches several different ways and now you can give to others from a fundamental standpoint, and help athletes understand how to become better players," said Tucker, who looks forward to playing a new role in helping educate athletes.
DigitalTown, Inc. in Burnsville, MN is developing a nationwide network of more than 20,000 local online communities for high school students, alumni, boosters and local citizens.
For more information, please visit www.digitaltown.com.
About the 3D Sports Technology Inc.:
3D Sports Technology, Inc. aims to provide paradigm shifting technologies and original content that visually engage to improve how coaches teach, how players learn and how spectators enjoy the game.
For more information, please visit: www.3DSportsTech.com
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