Zero Gravity Partners with House of Sports
Ardsley, NY- Zero Gravity Basketball and New York’s House of Sports are announcing a new multi-year, multi-event agreement that will have the House of Sports serve as an official “home base” for Zero Gravity Events in Westchester County and the greater New York City area. This agreement will cover leagues, local circuit, national and showcase tournaments in addition to other basketball events at the state of the art multipurpose facility in Ardsley, New York
This agreement will make the House of Sports a key facility in the winter with the debut of the “Zero Gravity Winter League” at the House of Sports. Following the winter, The Zero Gravity spring circuit debuts at the House of Sports on a weekly basis March 26th for Zero Gravity’s Easter at the HOUSE tournament. In addition to the House of Sports being an integral part of the New York Spring Tournament circuit each year, Zero Gravity will be looking to bring other new and exciting basketball opportunities to the area including exposure showcases and expanded tournament offerings in other seasons to supplement the spring tournament circuit. Zero Gravity has also committed to naming the site as a host venue for certain divisions annually at the Zero Gravity New York State Tournament. Other exciting spring circuit events planned for the ZG Spring Circuit at the House of Sports include the “BIG TIME CHALLENGE” for the top Middle School teams in the Northeast and the “Queen of the Big Apple” to give the girls clubs an opportunity to shine on the big stage. ZG will also be moving the annual WAR FOR WESTCHESTER to the preeminent facility in the area while adding new and exciting events at the House of Sports along the “Road to ZG Finals”.
“We are beyond thrilled about this new and exciting partnership with the House of Sports. This is a historic day for ZG, and I truly feel this agreement will be a landmark agreement that most importantly benefits the hard working student-athletes in the New York area for years to come. Ever since visiting the construction site of the House of Sports back in 2011, we have felt the ultimate goal would be to base our tournament circuit out of this amazing state of the art basketball venue. I can’t thank House of Sports' GM, Frank Lombardy, and our New York Regional Director, Matt Shocket enough for all their hard work on making this dream become a reality”
-Steve Gibbs, Chief Operating Officer, Zero Gravity Basketball
"I am very excited to welcome Zero Gravity to the House of Sports as our official basketball competition partner. I feel that Zero Gravity one of the premier basketball brands in the Northeast, and we couldn't be happier to have them operate out of our facility for the Winter League and AAU Tournaments."
- Frank Lombardy, General Manager, House of Sports
"When Greg(Kristof) and Steve (Gibbs) informed me of the potential of having the House of Sports for major college exposure tournaments, I knew instantly that this was something that is going to make the experience for the student athletes and college scouts even better, while allowing us to cover all of the region’s best teams and players at what is beyond a first-class basketball venue”
-Adam Finkelstein, Director of New England Recruiting Report & ESPN Men’s College Basketball Recruiting Analyst.
"Our amazing club basketball programs in the area deserve the best possible playing conditions and we could not be more excited to be able to bring them the best tournament atmosphere at the House of Sports. With Frank’s help, in addition to a very impressive and established new ownership team, this agreement partnership is exactly what we were looking for in continuing to make Zero Gravity Basketball tournaments the preeminent place to play club basketball in the Northeast”
- Matt Shocket, NY, CT, NJ Regional Director, Zero Gravity Basketball