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2011-06-22 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) is experiencing unprecedented growth - year-to-date sales are up an industry best 44.8 percent - and the company's diverse sports marketing properties have driven dramatic increases in consumer awareness, perception and consideration for the brand. Today, KMA announced a groundbreaking partnership with one of the most recognizable young players in professional basketball, Blake Griffin, who will serve as an official...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

NEW YORK and IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Kia Motors America (KMA) announced today that the league's official automotive partner will serve as the presenting partner of the 2011 NBA Draft. The 2011 NBA Draft presented by Kia Motors will be held at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on June 23 and will be televised live on ESPN (7 p.m. ET). Kia Motors will use its presenting partnership of the 2011 NBA Draft to highlight its...

2011-06-01 17:38:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The sale of Palace Sports and Entertainment (PS&E) and the Detroit Pistons to Tom Gores and his investment firm, Platinum Equity, was formally completed today, following unanimous approval by the NBA's Board of Governors. With the transfer of ownership Mr. Gores becomes the fourth owner in Detroit Pistons' franchise history. "I am very excited at the opportunity to lead this great franchise into the future," Mr. Gores said. "The passion...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletic Propulsion Labs® announced today the introduction of the APL® Concours basketball shoe. The release of the newest APL high performance basketball shoe, combines a luxurious upper, inspired by the dramatic quilted interiors of the world's finest supercars, with the performance of the revolutionary APL patent-pending Load 'N Launch(TM) technology designed to instantly increase vertical leap. The Concours...

2011-05-16 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. today announced the regional winners of the inaugural Gold Standard Scholarship Program. The twenty-four adult students (aged 21+) from culturally diverse communities will now vie for their chance to receive an additional $30,000 scholarship as four national winners will be selected by public voting beginning today at www.nba.com/goldstandard. Through the program, the Thurgood...

2011-05-13 13:32:00

NEW YORK, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Ad Council joined the National Basketball Association (NBA) to debut a series of public service advertisements (PSA) featuring Phoenix Suns stars Grant Hill and Jared Dudley designed to address the use of anti-gay language among teens. The campaign includes new television, radio, print and Web ads and the TV spot will launch this Sunday during the NBA Conference Finals on ABC, TNT, and...

2011-05-06 08:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and TUSCALOOSA, Ala., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity dedicated to providing free shoes and clothing to people in desperate need, is partnering with the NBA and several of its young stars to give back to victims of the recent tornadoes in the South. On Friday, May 6, Soles4Souls will be appearing with hundreds of brand new shoes and working side-by-side with NBA players at the Tuscaloosa American Red Cross Shelter at the Belk...

2011-04-07 13:44:00

IRVING, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), the world's largest sports and entertainment collectables company and the NBA's exclusive trading card and sticker partner, has inked Los Angeles Clippers slam-dunk sensation Blake Griffin to an exclusive multi-year agreement. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110407/DA79477) Griffin joins a growing roster of exclusive athletes that are part of the Panini family, including five-time NBA...

2011-03-24 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletic Propulsion Labs® announced today a new $195.00 price point for all APL® Concept 1 basketball shoes and the introduction of a limited edition, signature electric green shoe. "The lowering of the APL Concept 1 price point from $300.00 to $195.00 is designed to expand the reach of our revolutionary products so that a broader group of basketball players can experience the benefits of our technology. Due...

2011-03-03 12:00:00

Hoops Ambassadors Gasol, Wade, Howard, Love, Blake, Gay, Lee and Coach Karl Recruit Fans to Get in the Game to Support St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are gearing up to score big in the fight against childhood cancer during Hoops for St. Jude Week, which tips off on March 4 and continues through March 11. The NBA, St. Jude, national sports media and league stars will recruit fans to...


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