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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...

2010-07-01 11:10:00

NBA Veteran and Former UConn Star Joins Karl Hobbs' Staff WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donyell Marshall has been hired as an assistant coach for men's basketball at The George Washington University, head coach Karl Hobbs has announced. Marshall replaces former GW Assistant Coach Brian Ellerbe, who resigned to take a similar position at DePaul. Marshall comes to GW after spending much of the past year as a pre-game and post-game analyst for the Philadelphia 76ers on...

2010-04-09 05:00:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. today announced a comprehensive multiyear marketing relationship in support of the BACARDI® Gold rum brand which will include a series of joint marketing activities and highlight both companies' commitment to corporate responsibility. The agreement includes the launch of the new Gold Standard Scholarship Program which will award more than $100,000 annually to help...

2010-03-01 12:00:00

NBA Coach George Karl uses his own battle against cancer to help the kids of St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Hoops for St. Jude, a season-long fundraising program benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the National Basketball Association is celebrating Hoops for St. Jude Week. From March 1-7, league players, coaches and basketball fans will help raise awareness and funds for St. Jude, one of the world's premier...

2010-02-27 00:51:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, the majority owner of Bobcats Sports and Entertainment today announced that he has signed a definitive agreement to sell majority interest of Bobcats Sports and Entertainment to Michael Jordan and MJ Basketball Holdings, LLC. The deal is subject to NBA approval. Further details of the sale will be provided by the NBA. CONTACT: Traci Otey Blunt, Corporate Communications The RLJ Companies 240.743.7620 SOURCE...

2010-02-13 16:35:00

DALLAS, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A giant trading card of Los Angeles Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant unveiled today by Panini America set the Guinness Record for World's Largest Signed Game-Used Jersey Card. Bryant was at the NBA All-Star Jam Session to autograph the card, which includes a 15-inch-by-15-inch swatch of an official jersey he wore in a game. The card measured 7 feet high by 4 feet, 11 inches wide. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100213/NE54750 ) Panini America,...

2010-02-12 07:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- From 10-gallon hats, to expansive highways, to tall people, the legend of everything in Texas being "big" lives on. Texas is going especially big this weekend, as it hosts the NBA All-Star Game. The chosen venues for the 2010 NBA ALL-STAR events, the American Airlines Center (AAC), home to the Dallas Stars NHL club and the Dallas Mavericks NBA team, and The Cowboys Stadium, are great examples of "big," with each venue having some of the biggest and...

2010-02-11 11:58:00

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), a subsidiary of The Panini Group, the leading global publisher of sports and entertainment collectables, will launch a new NBA-themed interactive trading card game - Adrenalyn - with an event at the Bailey Junior High School in Arlington, Texas. Dallas Mavericks Guards J.J. Barea and Rodrigue Beaubois will participate in the event along with multi-platinum singer Brian McKnight as part of NBA All-Star 2010....

2009-10-27 13:39:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH), today announced a weeklong free preview of NBA LEAGUE PASS, the NBA's pay-per-view package of out-of-market games. The free preview on DISH Network begins today, the opening day of the 2009-10 NBA season, and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. NBA LEAGUE PASS, DISH Network Channels 560-572, takes viewers courtside every week with up to 40 live games from...

2009-10-09 08:47:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phoenix Suns and AutoTrader.com, in collaboration with the NBA and TNT, team up again this year for the "AutoTrader.com Open" outdoor NBA pre-season game. The Suns will play the Golden State Warriors at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). In its second year, with AutoTrader.com as the sole title partner, the AutoTrader.com Open is expected to sell out again and will be...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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