Palladium, New World Hotel, Philippines – NBA Madness Press Conference held last September 28 with one of the game’s all-time great guards, Clyde “The Glide” Drexler and two NBA Dance Teams; Orlando Magic Dancers and Portland Trailblazer Dancers arrived in the country for the NBA Madness Philippines 2011.
NBA Madness - the NBA’s interactive basketball lifestyle event consisting of hoops, dance performances, an NBA Cares outreach program, and a special appearances by NBA legend Clyde “The Glide” Drexler and not one, but two NBA Dance Teams: The Orlando Magic Dancers and the Portland Trailblazer Dancers. The week-long festival will culminate in a 2-day mall event highlighted by two contests:
- Search for the Team Spirit School Cheer dance Champion
- The Clyde Drexler Challenge
NBA Madness is a free fan event that takes place from September 28 to October 2, and will provide fans unique NBA experience.
This marks the 8th year that NBA Madness has been a fan extravaganza in the Philippines, promoting basketball in a fun and interactive way. This year, more new elements and games will be featured including the first-ever NBA Madness Team Spirit School Tour, interactive viewing parties hosted by Clyde Drexler, and coverage on Basketball TV, Solar Sports, NBA Premium TV and Studio 23.
Various colleges and universities in Metro Manila and SM shopping malls, including:
September 29: SM North EDSA/Skydome – NBA Cares, 2-3 pm
October 1: SM Southmall – Team Spirit Festival, 11am-6pm Interactive Viewing Party, 6-8:30pm
October 2: SM Mall of Asia – Team Spirit Festival, 11am-6pm Interactive Viewing Party, 4-6:30pm
TEAM SPIRIT SCHOOL TOUR:
A three-day school based event that will feature performances by participating school and NBA dance teams, games for students. Clyde Drexler will also conduct an inspirational talk with the school teams, autograph sessions and be available for photo opportunities.
TEAM SPIRIT FESTIVAL (MALL TOUR):
The ultimate celebration of team spirit in basketball: The festival will feature:
Fun Activity Booths
Asia Miles Booth: Where fans can receive giveaways and register as an Asia Miles member on-site to receive a special gift.
- NBA 2K12 Booth
- Photo booth
- Trivia booth
- Center Court Games
- 3-point Shootout
- Shooting Stars
- Skills Challenge
- NBA Talent Performances
- Clyde Drexler Appearances
- Portland Trailblazers Dancers Performances
- Orlando Magic Dancers Performances
- Special Features
- NBA Team Spirit School Champion Search
- The Clyde Drexler Challenge Finals
- Asia Miles Dance Clinics
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