2009 NBA All-Star Game

12 01 2009

15 February 2009

The 58th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Phoenix, Arizona at the US Airways Center , with events at the Phoenix Convention Center and other locations, and TONS of fun events over the entire weekend!

 

12-15 February

  • NBA All-Star Jam Session by Adidas at the Phoenix Convention Center, is the world’s largest interactive basketball theme park, featuring over 450,000 square-feet of basketball entertainment for fans or the equivalent of 48 official-size NBA basketball courts or 18 million regulation-size basketballs.
  • NBA Cares  partners with local non-profit organizations in Phoenix to support the League’s grassroots and community youth initiatives.

Friday, 13 February

  • T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam (featuring the Rookies vs the Sophomores) at the US Airways Center

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Saturday, 14 February

  • Haier Shooting Stars Skills Challengefeatures top guards, NBA and WNBA, working against the clock to complete a series of passes, free throws, lay-ups and agility drills.
  • Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout 
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at the US Airways Arena
  • NBA All-Star Practice by Toyota at the US Airways Arena with both the Eastern and Western Conferences preparing for the All-Star Game. Eastern Conference All-Stars will practice first, followed by the Western Conference squad.
  • McDonalds NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

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Sunday, 15 February

58th NBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center!!!! 

More details soon!!!!

(The Faux Socialite© thinks a jaunt to the Golden Door Spa Scottsdale is in order! Just sayin…)

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13th Annual Touching a Life Gala by the National Basketball Wives Association

12 12 2008

13 February 2009

The National Basketball Wives Association- Behind the Bench – is hosting the 13th Annual Touching a Life Gala in Phoenix, Arizona during NBA All-Star Weekend!

Since its 1993 establishment, Behind the Bench and its members, wives of both current and retired NBA players,  has raised substantial funds for charities including:

  • The Boys & Girls Club
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters
  • Special Olympic World Games
  • St. PJ’s Children Home
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Friends of Faith
  • the Breast Cancer Fund and many others! 
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Can Faux Socialites© say VIP receptionSilent auction? Awards? Fashion show

Of course you can!

This fantabulous event will benefit Arizona Foundation for Women, an organization committed to the prevention and intervention of domestic violence and child abuse.

Stay tuned for event location and details as they become available!