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2010-10-12 14:40:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional basketball player Ron Artest will be honored by Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Wolfson on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 for his work with Xcel University by being given the keys to the city and having this day in history officially named Ron Artest Day. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and developers Michael J. Bellon & Jackie Robinson will also be on hand, joined by his Lakers teammates, family, friends, fans, and Las Vegas community...

2010-10-05 12:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than three months ago, NBA superstar free agent LeBron James revealed to the world that he was switching teams to go play for the Miami Heat. The seven-year veteran of the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he religiously wore No. 23, would now be taking his jaw-dropping moves on the hardcourt to South Beach, Florida, to team with perennial All-Stars Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Not only would his zip code be changing, but his uniform number as well....

2010-09-22 09:00:00

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- adidas today will unveil NBA Revolution 30 - the lightest and most technologically advanced NBA uniforms - at an event at the NBA Store in New York City with the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard, the New York Knicks' Toney Douglas and Wilson Chandler and the New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez and Jordan Farmar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/LA69004) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/LA69004)...

2010-08-01 07:11:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ANTA Sports Products Limited (HKSE: 2020.hk), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China is pleased to announce that it has signed NBA superstar Kevin Garnett as its second endorsed NBA player following Luis Scola in Beijing today. Kevin Garnett's list of sporting achievements includes the title of NBA Champion, and NBA Most Valuable Player, of both the regular season and the All-Star Game, as well as NBA Defensive Player of the Year. Kevin...

2010-07-14 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles today as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female athletes with the eighth annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards. Two-time Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Brandon Knight (Pine Crest School/Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) was named the 2010 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year and Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the...

2010-06-21 09:18:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year-old Justin Friedlander, basketball enthusiast and founder of "Justin's Quest," will join top NBA draft prospects at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a special NBA FIT clinic. In March of 2009, Justin was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Despite this difficult news, Justin decided that he needed to take action to help others. Later that year, he established "Justin's Quest," an initiative to raise awareness...

2010-05-28 10:29:00

MIAMI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading digital design and marketing agency The Factory Interactive was selected by the NBA's Miami HEAT to develop and execute WeWantWade.com -- a grass-roots, online site designed to let Dwyane Wade know just how much he means to HEAT fans and the South Florida community. Launched earlier this month, the site harnesses the power of social media's most powerful tools allowing Wade fans to send the wunderkind personal messages via phone, Twitter or video...

2010-03-25 14:00:00

HOUSTON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Chiney Ogwumike of Cy-Fair High School (Cypress, Texas) as its 2009-10 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Ogwumike was surprised with the news during an assembly at Cy-Fair High School by her sister Nneka Ogwumike, who earned Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year honors in 2007-08....

2010-03-23 08:45:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Brandon Knight of Pine Crest School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Knight was surprised with the news during his second period class at Pine Crest School by former Miami Heat Center Alonzo Mourning, who earned Gatorade National Boys Basketball...

2010-02-15 00:17:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 15, Shaw University will honor Ronald "Flip" Murray, who starred with the Shaw Bears in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons, by officially retiring his number 22 Monday night before Shaw takes on Johnson C. Smith in men's basketball at C. C. Spaulding Gymnasium on the Shaw campus. Murray, now with the Charlotte Bobcats, was named Division II Player of the Year, first team All-American and CIAA Player of the Year during the 2001-02 season when...