MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The NBA is hosting the NBA Canada Series when the Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves play a preseason game at the Bell Centre in Montreal on October 20. There are several community events throughout the weekend, including:
On Friday, NBA Legend, Robert Parish will be on hand to unveil a basketball court refurbishment project and run an NBA FIT Clinic for the basketball teams of the Sun Youth Organization:
Friday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. Sun Youth Organization court refurbishment
4251, Rue Saint-Urbain
NBA Legend, Robert Parish: 9-time NBA All-Star and 4-time NBA Champion
The Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers and "Crunch," the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot
On Saturday, Montreal basketball fans can enjoy interactive basketball activities at the NBA BIG Tour, taking place at Promenades St-Bruno:
Saturday, October 19, from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1 Boulevard des Promenades
Montreal basketball fans will be able to get a taste of the upcoming NBA action up close and personal, with the chance to meet 9-time NBA All-Star and 4-time NBA Champion Robert Parish, and take photos with the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy. The basketball action continues all day with the Foot Locker 3-Point Contest, the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown, entertainment from the Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers and "Crunch", the Timberwolves mascot. Fans will also have a chance to win free NBA prizes.
SOURCE: NBA Canada
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