Media Advisory / Photo Opportunity - NBA Nation presented by Samsung tips-off in Vancouver

TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ -


Basketball action will take over Vancouver when NBA Nation presented by Samsung holds court at Metropolis at Metrotown on Saturday. Vancouver is the first stop of NBA Canada's five-city interactive basketball tour.

Fans will meet adidas NBA player Eric Gordon of the New Orleans Pelicans for an autograph session and Q&A and have the chance to take photos with the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy.

Interactive basketball activities continue all day with a demonstration by Wheelchair Basketball Canada, Samsung Skills Challenge, Foot Locker 3-Point Contest, Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown, Foot Locker APPROVED Fan Makeover and Skullcandy Lounge.


Eric Gordon of the New Orleans Pelicans

NBA Canada Representatives


11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014

Highlights include:

  • 11:00 a.m.: Wheelchair Basketball Canada demo
  • 1:15 p.m.: Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy photo opportunities
  • 2:00 p.m.: Foot Locker 3-Point Contest
  • 2:45 p.m.: Q&A and autograph session with adidas NBA player Eric Gordon
  • 4:00 p.m.: Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown


Metropolis at Metrotown Mall

4700 Kingsway

Burnaby, BC

V5H 4M1



For further information: or to set up an interview, please contact: Sinead Brown, Paradigm Public Relations, 416-413-5193,; Sam Morsy, NBA Canada, 647-539-7552,

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