(October 18, 2006 - Burbank, CA) – Just in time for the Holidays Warner Home Video (WHV) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) offers up gifts for the entire family with the release of two collector’s edition DVD sets: "NBA Street Series Volumes 1-3" and "NBA Legends Gift Set." Order due date is October 31, 2006. NBA fans beware when "NBA Street Series Volumes 1-3" and "NBA Legends Gift Sets" hit stores on December 5th. "NBA Street Series Volumes 1-3" is a five DVD collector’s set loaded with all your favorite NBA superstars doing what they do best, lighting up the highlight reels. The "NBA Legends Giftset" contains DVD’s of three of the game’s greatest players of all time in Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Earvin “Magic” Johnson. These DVD’s chronicle their historic careers, the moments that defined them, and several of their greatest games in their entirety. Each collectors set is available for $39.98 SRP. Order due date is October 31, 2006. “Warner Home Video is thrilled to be releasing this incredible collection of premiere DVD’s from the NBA just in time for the holidays,” said Norbert Hudak, WHV Executive Director, Sports Marketing. “This diverse selection of exciting compilations, complete with behind-the-scenes footage featuring some of greatest moments and players in NBA history is sure to bring joy to sports fans everywhere this holiday season.” "NBA Street Series Volumes 1-3" The "NBA Street Series" collection takes a behind-the-scenes look at the most imaginative and eye-popping moves from NBA superstars throughout the years. Everyone from Pistol Pete, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Vince Carter, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are featured. The 5-DVD collector’s set includes: • "NBA Street Series: Dunks! Volume 1" – Features some of the most devastating dunks of all time by NBA dunk legends such as Michael Jordan and Vince Carter and contains tons of bonus features including the legendary 1985 slam dunk contest where Jordan took flight from the foul line. • "NBA Street Series: Ankle Breakers Volume 1" – Features some of the most eye-popping, knee-jerking, ankle-breaking moves ever witnessed by NBA superstars Allen Iverson, Jason Williams, Michael Jordan, Stephon Marbury, Pistol Pete, and more. Bonus content includes a feature on “Chicago” street legend Tim Hardaway and a sizzling hip hop soundtrack. • "NBA Street Series: Dunks! Volume 2" – Get ready to experience some of the wildest, craziest, and jaw-dropping dunks the NBA has ever seen. Watch as some of the game’s best athletes such as Kobe Bryant and LeBron James go above the rim and dazzle the crowd in this action packed DVD. • "NBA Street Series: Ankle Breakers Volume 2" – Watch the new wave of NBA stars LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwayne Wade take over the league with their incredible moves in this off-the-hook look at the NBA’s hottest new superstars, hosted by Common. • "NBA Street Series Volume 3" – Watch NBA superstars Steve Nash, Dwayne Wade, and Tracy McGrady electrify the crowd with a dazzling array of passes, dunks, and ankle-breakers in this eye-popping highlight reel DVD. "NBA Legends Giftset" The "NBA Legends Gift Set" collection takes an inside look at the careers of three of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball; Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson. Celebrate the legends of the game and all their greatest moments in this collector’s edition giftset that includes: • "Ultimate Jordan: 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition" – This historic 3-disc Collector's Set chronicles the amazing career of this ultimate sports legend. Included are Jordan's five all-time, greatest games in their entirety and five #1 best-selling Michael Jordan programs, amazing bonus footage including MJ's greatest moves, dunks and shots, plus DVD-ROM features. • "Larry Bird: 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition" – This stunning 2-disc DVD highlights the amazing career of one of the NBA's true superstars. Dramatic game footage and exclusive interviews tell the compelling story of his journey from his roots in French Lick, Indiana to his stellar collegiate basketball years and remarkable 13-year career with the Celtics. Plus, see Bird at his dazzling best with three of his most memorable game performances. • "Magic Johnson Always Showtime Something Special" – Earvin "Magic" Johnson is more than just a player -- he's a wizard on the basketball court and one of the NBA's ultimate winners. Follow his stellar career from leading Michigan's Everett High School to the State Championship to Final Four glory to five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers! From his last-minute, game-winning shots to his patented no-look passes, this program – that includes three entire games - is pure Magic! The Credits About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment. About the NBA The NBA, founded in 1946, is a global sports and entertainment brand that features 30 teams in the United States and Canada. During the 2005-06 season, the NBA distributed 44,000 hours of programming to 215 countries and territories in 43 languages. The league's worldwide reach was seen with 82 international players on NBA rosters. Domestically, the NBA broadcast 142 games on national television last season on ABC, TNT, ESPN and ESPN2, and eclipsed attendance records for the third consecutive season. More than 200 licensees manufacture and promote NBA products, which are sold in more than 100,000 retail stores in 100 countries on six continents. Major categories include video games, apparel, sporting goods and trading cards. The NBA also owns and operates the world's only NBA Store in New York City and NBAStore.com. The NBA Store receives over 1 million visitors annually, and features an array of multimedia attractions, including a fully operational broadcast booth and an official half-court used for special events, and regularly-scheduled appearances by NBA and WNBA players, legends and celebrities. NBAStore.com receives over 20 million visitors each year and offers four international stores online in Europe, China, Japan, and Spain. As fans witness tremendous performances on the court, some of the NBA's most significant efforts occur off the court. In October of 2005, the league launched its most ambitious community outreach endeavor, NBA Cares. Over a five-year span, players and teams will raise and contribute $100 million for charity, donate more than one million hours of volunteer service to communities worldwide, and build more than 100 educational and athletic facilities where children can learn and play. For more information on the NBA, visit NBA.com.
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