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2010-10-29 09:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* and NBA Digital today announced the launch of NBA TV on AT&T U-verse® TV, giving customers access to the NBA season through live games and original programming. NBA TV is available at no additional charge as part of the U-verse TV U300 package on channel 632 and part of the HD Technology fee on channel 1632. NBA TV, the NBA's 24-hour television network, offers up to 275 live games throughout the year, more than any other...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Kia Motors America, Inc. (KMA) today announced an extension and expansion of their marketing partnership through a new multiyear agreement. Returning as the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA, Kia Motors is now also the Official Automotive Partner of NBA All-Star, an Official Automotive Partner of NBA Cares, and the title partner of the Kia NBA All-Star MVP award. Kia also will increase its commitment...

2010-09-29 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., today announced the launch of a new scholarship program that will provide more than $350,000 of financial assistance to adult students (aged 21+), from the African-American and Hispanic communities. The Gold Standard Scholarship Program tipped off today at a special event at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue featuring: David Stern, NBA Commissioner; John Esposito, President and CEO,...

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...

2010-07-01 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,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.