(April 28, 2004 – Burbank, CA) – Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift has never been easier with Warner Home Video’s (WHV) release of four incredible sports DVDs that sports fans everywhere will be sure to love. This year, dads will be treated to amazing highlights from Legends like Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Joe Montana, as well as a glimpse of the future superstars of the NBA. With the NBA Finals right around the corner, Bulls and Lakers fans everywhere will be celebrating both the Bulls’ unBULLievable championship run of the 90’s and the Lakers’ impressive run from their days in Minneapolis, to the SHOWTIME era, to their continued dominance of the game today. To commemorate these momentous occasions, WHV will unveil the first two installments of a new NBA line of DVDs called the Dynasty Series, which will give a comprehensive look at the greatest basketball empires in professional sports history including an in-depth view at all of their championship runs and the full broadcasts of their greatest games in history, beginning with the Chicago Bulls and L.A. Lakers. WHV will release a 4-disc DVD set entitled “NBA Dynasty Series: Chicago Bulls 1990s,” available for $49.48 SRP, and a 5-disc set entitled “NBA Dynasty Series: L.A. Lakers Complete History,” for $64.92 SRP, to be released on June 1st. These DVDs will chronicle two of the most decorated teams assembled in the history of the sport and their multiple championship runs. Staying on the hard court, WHV will also release a star-studded two-disc DVD collector’s set, “NBA Foundation,” showcasing the on and off the court lives of nine of the NBA’s finest athletes that are the heart and soul of the NBA. Also includes the entire 2004 NBA All-Star Game and got milk? Rookie Challenge – featuring LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Yao Ming. The DVD is available on June 15th and will carry a $24.98 SRP. In addition to these highly anticipated NBA titles, NFL fans will be able to view some of the greatest moments and legends of the NFL on DVD with the release of “NFL Films Super Bowl Collection: Super Bowl XI –XX” on June 1st for $64.92 SRP. The brand new 5-disc set highlights every Super Bowl from 1977 – 1986 and is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. This is the second Decade to be released in Super Bowl series; the first installment, “NFL Films Super Bowl Collection: Super Bowl I-X,” is also available on DVD for $64.92. The Credits About Warner Home Video With operations in 89 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 NBA Since its founding in 1946, the NBA has become a global phenomenon that transcends national boundaries. With 29 teams in the United States and Canada, NBA games and related programming are broadcast to 212 countries in 42 languages by 151 telecasters. The NBA is one of the largest suppliers of sports television and Internet programming in the world. Through NBA Entertainment, the league produces NBA TV, a 24-hour television network, weekly television shows and exclusive content for each of the NBA's team Web sites and the league's official sites, NBA.com, WNBA.com and NBDL.com. The league has also continued its partnerships with the leading Internet content and technology providers to bring the game experience even closer to its fans worldwide. For more information on the NBA, visit www.nba.com. About NFL Films Since 1964, NFL FILMS has revolutionized the way America watches football and set the standard in sports filmmaking. The exclusive all-access sound, stunning cinematography, stirring orchestral music and poignant storytelling are the trademarks of NFL FILMS. Winner of 84 Emmy awards, the 39-year-old production company is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports. Recently, NFL FILMS opened its new 200,000 square foot state-of the-art television and motion picture production facility in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, where it continues to operate as one of the last great, self-contained “Hollywood” studios by producing and distributing hundreds of hours of new NFL programming for the NFL Network, broadcast and cable networks, NFL.com, home videos, DVDs and CD-ROMs. For more information, log onto www.NFLFILMS.com.
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