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John Lombardo

Staff writer John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League.

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Teams line up for 3-D projectors

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 01 / 14

At least two NBA clubs and one NHL franchise are spending $1 million this year to implement a 3-D court projection system at their arenas, another example of how teams across sports are seeking ways to improve the in-arena fan experience. The Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey...

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