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2011-02-17 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the NBA Cares All-Star Community Caravan, WNBA Legend Lisa Leslie, Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Lanier and Clippers Forward Brian Cook teamed up with NBA Cares and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) today to bring Vaccines for Teens to the Los Angeles community. Vaccines for Teens is a national awareness campaign designed to educate teens and their parents about the importance of vaccination against serious and...

2011-02-16 09:23:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in event security and crowd management, recently signed a five-year contract renewal in partnership with the NBA through 2015. CSC's Special Events division will provide security, ushering and ticket taking services for the upcoming NBA Jam Session, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center February 18 - 21. The NBA Jam Session is an annual event coinciding with the NBA...

2011-02-16 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Mobile USA, Inc. is once again partnering with the NBA to make All-Star 2011 a truly memorable event. During this year's exciting weekend in Los Angeles, T-Mobile will bring the NBA experience to life through a variety of engaging activities including sponsoring its fifth T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, hosting fan and family fun at T-Mobile: NBA on 4G at NBA All-Star Jam Session, and - for the first time ever at All-Star -...

2011-02-15 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What if the banned Athletic Propulsion Labs® Concept 1 shoes were allowed in the NBA Dunk contest? When the NBA's best players gather for the annual All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, they will have something in common: none of them will be able to walk onto the court wearing these shoes, the first-ever banned by the NBA due to their performance-enhancing abilities. In the spirit of the NBA ban, APL today unveils a new,...

2011-01-13 17:36:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, BBVA Compass teamed up with NBA Cares on a 'TEAM. WORKS. IN SCHOOLS.' initiative to refurbish Jesse Jones High School in Houston. BBVA COO Angel Cano and BBVA U.S. Country Manager and BBVA Compass President and CEO Manolo Sanchez joined more than 120 BBVA Compass employees; students; Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola; NBA Legends Bob Lanier, Robert Horry, Felipe Lopez; WNBA Legend Sheryl Swoopes; and volunteers from the Houston chapter...

2010-12-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The BBVA Group (NYSE: BBVA), the Official Bank of the NBA, will officially tip off its marketing partnership with the league in the U.S. with the launch of its first NBA-themed advertising campaign TEAM. WORKS. on Christmas Day. The new commercial will air during the telecasts of the NBA's five nationally televised games scheduled on Dec. 25, one of the most-viewed day of games during the season on ABC and ESPN. To view the...

2010-11-05 00:00:39

"Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game." Honored by PR News Nonprofit Awards Washington, DC (Vocus) November 4, 2010 The United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets -- a global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africa -- and the National Basketball Association (NBA) won the PR News Nonprofit PR Award for Best Fundraising Campaign for their "Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game." promotion last December. NBA Cares, a founding partner of Nothing But Nets, and HP helped launch the...

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,...


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