Media Advisory - Canada Basketball FIBA Americas quarter final round post game media availability

    TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - Canada Basketball will host a post-game
conference call for each the quarter final games of the FIBA Americas
Championship with select members of the 2009 ROAD WARRIORS Senior Men's
National team.
    All Team Canada games will be broadcast on The Score and Raptors NBA TV
(see schedule below).

    WHEN:   Tuesday, September 1 (CDA v. ARG)     7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (ET)

            Wednesday, September 2 (CDA v. BRA)   5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (ET)

            Thursday, September 3 (CDA v. PAN)    5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.(ET)

            Friday, September 4 (CDA v. DOM)      Timing TBD

    WHAT:   FIBA Americas Championship - post-game conference call

    WHERE:  Dial in number: 1-866-834-7685
            International dial in number: +1 416-620-7077
            Access Code: 6148037, then followed by the number sign

            - Leo Rautins - Head Coach Senior Men's National Team
            - Senior Men's National player

    Media are required RSVP in advance to reserve a space for the call. 
Please contact Julie Arone at  or via phone at
416-614-8037 x208

    Canada Basketball is a private, not-for-profit corporation that is
committed to the growth of the sport in Canada. Just as important, Canada
Basketball is focused on the development and preparation of Canada's national
teams for the Olympic; Pan American and FISU Games as well as the World
Championships. The aspiration of Canada Basketball is to instill the pride,
commitment, passion and respect that Canadians personify into the development
of basketball across the country and internationally.

    The television broadcast schedule of games to air on The Score and
    Raptors NBA TV is as follows:

    -   Tuesday        09/01/09       Canada v. Argentina
    6 p.m. on The Score/7 p.m. on RNBA TV (replay)

    -   Wednesday      09/02/09       Canada v. Brazil
    1:30 p.m. LIVE and 10 p.m. on The Score/4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. RNBA TV

    -   Thursday       09/03/09       Canada v. Panama
    1:30 p.m. LIVE on The Score/4 p.m. and 10 p.m. on RNBA TV (replay)

    -   Friday         09/04/09       Canada v. Dominican Republic
    10 p.m. on The Score & RNBA TV (replay)

    (*) Additional Team Canada games from September 5-6 may be added as the
        FIBA Americas final round schedule is determined.

For further information:

Tanya Phillipps, Manager, Marketing & Communications, Canada Basketball, Tel:
(416) 614-8037 x 219, Cell: (415) 276-9329, e-mail:,
Website:; Julie Arone, Assistant Manager, Events & Hosting,
Canada Basketball, Tel : (416) 614-8037 x208, Cell: (905) 875-6181, e-mail:, Website:

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