Thursday, December 16, 2021

B/R App to Stream Hoophall Central, South, East and Classic Starting Friday, December 17


Springfield, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced that Bleacher Report will livestream its three newly formed regional Hoophall Events - Hoophall Central in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Hoophall East in Lewes, Delaware, and Hoophall South in Bentonville, Arkansas. As part of the agreement, Bleacher Report will live stream each of the participating games and will gather and create behind-the-scenes content that can only be found on the B/R app, website and across its B/R Hoops social channel.

Viewers will be able to stream the Hoophall event on the B/R app (Android and iOS) and utilize the platform’s functionality to comment on the best moments from the games in real-time with other B/R app users. 

“We could not be more excited to partner with Bleacher Report for our upcoming Hoophall events,” said Matt King, COO of Position Sports. “Hoophall Classic has evolved into the most premier high school events of the year and gave us the opportunity to grow the brand to showcase more talent around the country with four regional stops. Bleacher Report is the perfect partner for our events as it gives the next generation of basketball stars a major platform to show off their skills. We can’t wait for the unique and compelling content our partnership is going to produce.” 

Each of the remaining regional events are expected to be the most premier showcases in their respective areas. Hoophall Central will take place this upcoming Friday and Saturday, December 17-18, Hoophall East will be December 27-29 and Hoophall South will be January 6-8, 2022. The 20th anniversary of the Spalding Hoophall Classic presented by Eastbay will culminate this series of events over Martin Luther King Day Weekend, January 13-17, 2022, featuring an elite field of national schools and players.  The event has showcased dozens of eventual NBA players over the years, including 10 No.1 NBA Draft picks such as Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, Karl-Anthony Towns, Zion Williamson, Anthony Edwards and Cade Cunningham.

For more information and the full event schedules, please visit


About Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is a leading sports media brand reaching more than 150 million hyper-connected young sports fans each month through distribution of premium content. It is the #1 sports brand driving engagement and video views across all social platforms and the Bleacher Report app, while fueling offline engagement through unparalleled experiences that blend sports with culture. Bleacher Report has a portfolio of brands that includes House of Highlights, B/R Football, B/R Kicks, B/R Gridiron, B/R Walk-Off, B/R Open Ice and B/R Betting, delivering customized content that caters to the unique passions of its fans across its owned and operated channels and world-leading social platforms. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports, which provides it access to premium live content from the NBA, Major League Baseball, NHL and NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Find Bleacher Report on the industry-leading Bleacher Report app, and on Instagram @BleacherReport. 


About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level – men and women, amateur and professional players, coaches and contributors, both domestically and internationally. The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 400 inductees and over 40,000 square feet of basketball history. Nearly 200,000 people visit the Hall of Fame museum each year to learn about the game, experience the interactive exhibits and test their skills on the Jerry Colangelo "Court of Dreams." Best known for its annual marquee Enshrinement Ceremony honoring the game’s elite, the Hall of Fame also operates over 70 high school and collegiate competitions annually throughout the country and abroad. For more information on the Basketball Hall of Fame organization, its museum and events, visit, follow @hoophall @hoophallclassic or call 1-877-4HOOPLA.