The creators of successful fan-controlled football will launch a new hoops league where fans will call the shots in February 2023

ATLANTE, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment (FCSE), the creators of Football controlled by fans (FCF), announced the launch of a revolutionary basketball league, Fan-controlled hoops (CHF).

Ready to debut on Tuesday, February 7 in Atlanta With four teams, the newly announced FCH will bring the same interactive fan-controlled football (FCF) format to the sport of basketball. FCH will deliver an unprecedented all-court 4v4 hoops brand with unprecedented real-time interactivity with fans. FCH will be the first league played on a dynamic and fully interactive LED pitch, giving viewers a new way to watch and even control the game.

FCH launches with an all-star leadership team that includes former National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts and NBA legend Baron Davis, who are both strategic advisors. Additionally, Davis will co-own one of the league’s teams. Additionally, after 14 seasons as the legendary commissioner of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), Greg Moore was tapped to lead the day-to-day operations of the league as general manager of FCH.

FCH will build on the huge success of FCF, which received over 30 million total views in the league’s first two seasons, and featured Hall of Famer Terrell OwensHeisman Trophy winner Johnny Manzelnfl star Josh Gordon, and many other NFL players on the field. CWF, which is set to launch Season 3.0 next spring, allowed fans to make key team decisions, select players and call games in real time.

“First football, now hoops!” said the co-founder and CEO of FCSE Sohrob Faroudi. “We have created a thriving football league with FCF and, more importantly, we have confirmed our belief that sports fans want to take their fandom to the next level. We know our model is truly limitless, and with Michele and Baron on board, we will now smash it with FCH. Get ready for February 7th!”

“I’ve always had a passion for basketball and I’m thrilled to team up with FCH to create an exciting league for fans of all ages,” Roberts said. “Sohrob and his team are revolutionizing the way fans consume and interact with sports. I look forward to bringing my knowledge of the NBA and some ideas I’ve had over the years to create an incredibly entertaining basketball brand. .”

“It’s a great opportunity to introduce a new style of entertainment to the game, including new rules and creative ideas,” Davis said. “I’m excited to connect with fans in new ways through Web3, bringing them experiences they can only dream of. FCH is building something special!”

FCH will feature current and former NBA players in various roles, as well as a myriad of celebrities and content creators joining as team owners. The league’s inaugural four teams, owners, players, coaching staff and league rules will be announced in the coming months.

As chief executive of the NBPA from 2014-2021, Roberts was the first woman to lead a major professional sports union in North America. She served as the primary advocate for all NBA players and served as the primary negotiator for all collective bargaining activity.

Davis, who played 13 years in the NBA, was a two-time All-Star and led the NBA in steals for two seasons. He was the frontman of the fan-favorite “We Believe” Golden State Warriors team in 2007. Since retiring from the NBA, Davis has become a fixture in the digital startup scene, helping launch a variety of businesses exciting and Web3 projects.

Prior to becoming general manager of FCH, Moore spent 14 years as commissioner of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), an NCAA athletic conference comprised primarily of historically black colleges and universities. As commissioner, he quadrupled league revenue, eliminated all conference debt, created a seven-figure reserve fund, and added five new colleges and universities as conference members.

FCSE launched its first professional Fan Controlled Football sports league in February 2021and currently has eight teams owned and run by some of the biggest names in the sports, entertainment and NFT communities, including Marshawn LynchQuavo, Richard Sherman, Austin Ekeler, Dalvin Cook, Renee MontgomeryThe Bored Ape Yacht Club, The Gutter Cat Gang, and Steve Aoki.

CWF matches are streamed and streamed live on Twitch, NBC LX, Peacock, and DAZN. Major league sponsors are Wendys, Progressive Insurance, Gatorade and Tyson Foods.

The FCSE closed its Series A in December 2021raise $40 million in a round led by Animoca Brands and Delphi Digital with participation from Gemini, L’Catterton and previous investors including Lightspeed Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Correlation Ventures and Talis Capital.

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About Fan Controlled Hoops

Fan Controlled Hoops (FCH) – founded by Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment and the creators of Fan Controlled Football (FCF) – is the first basketball league in professional sports history that will allow fans to make the decisions. Season v1.0 will announce Tuesday, February 7 in Atlanta with four teams on a fast-paced 4v4 full court, a level of elite basketball never seen before. Former Executive Director of the APNB Michele Roberts and former NBA All-Star Baron Davis will serve as strategic advisors, with many other former NBA players planning to get involved in the league. For more information about FCH, visit and join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Discord.

About Fan-Controlled Sports and Entertainment

Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment (FCSE) – the creators of Fan Controlled Football (FCF) and now Fan Controlled Hoops (FCH) – has created the only professional sports leagues to combine the passion and competitiveness of live and fantasy sports with the interactivity of video games. FCSE leagues allow fans to call the shots, from scoring and personnel decisions to real-time play calls and decision making.

Media contacts:
FCSE: Bryan Kirsch; [email protected]
FINN partners: Manuel Cedeno; [email protected]m

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