Pelicans' Anthony Davis, Tyreke Evans, Austin Rivers named 2014 NBA All-Star Jam Session Ambassadors
POSTED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:04pm
NEW YORK, ny — A trio of New Orleans Pelicans stars – Anthony Davis, Tyreke Evans, and Austin Rivers – will serve as NBA All-Star Jam Session Ambassadors for the league’s premier fan event taking place Feb. 13-16 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans as part of NBA All-Star 2014.
Davis, Evans, and Rivers will be spokespersons for the four-day event, which will transform the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center into the world’s largest interactive basketball theme park. With non-stop NBA All-Star entertainment for all ages, Jam Session is a place for fans to shoot, score, and slam just like their favorite NBA and WNBA players and legends. During the months leading up to NBA All-Star, the triumvirate will make special appearances throughout the community in support of the 22nd annual All-Star Jam Session.
“NBA All-Star Jam Session is the most exciting fan event of the year,” said Davis. “I’m a big supporter because it’s a great opportunity for our fans and their families to experience the NBA first-hand in the largest NBA playground in the world.”
Fans can visit NBA All-Star Jam Session on Facebook (facebook.com/jamsession) for more information.
About NBA All-Star Jam Session
NBA All-Star Jam Session is the premier fan event during NBA All-Star, attracting more than 100,000 fans. The four-day event will transform the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center into the world’s largest interactive basketball theme park. With non-stop NBA All-Star entertainment for kids and families, Jam Session is a place for fans of all ages to shoot, score, and slam just like their favorite NBA and WNBA players and legends. Jam Session’s family-friendly pricing gives fans a chance to experience the NBA like never before and to gain unique and up-close access to NBA and WNBA players and legends.
About NBA All-Star 2014
NBA All-Star 2014 in New Orleans will bring together some of the most talented and passionate players in the league’s history for a global celebration of the game. The 63rd NBA All-Star Game, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16, at the New Orleans Arena, will reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages. TNT will televise the All-Star Game for the 12th consecutive year, marking Turner Sports' 30th year of All-Star coverage. Other events at NBA All-Star will include State Farm All-Star Saturday Night, BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, NBA Development League All-Star Game, Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, and NBA All-Star Jam Session.