Digital Dunks


A challenging pickup basketball game in early 2017 left NEX Team co-founder David Lee wishing for a way to track his performance in real time and share it. A year later, the company released the HomeCourt app; just position an iPhone or iPad camera on a basketball court, and AI recognizes the rim, counts your swishes and lets you compete with players around the world. High-profile backers include Mark Cuban, the NBA and Steve Nash. —Sean Gregory

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