(January 25, 2006 - Burbank, CA) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Warner Home Video (WHV) announced today they will release the first-ever NBA titles for the PSP (PlayStation®Portable) featuring an array of NBA superstars such as Michael Jordan, Tracy McGrady, Dwayne Wade, Larry Bird and others showing off their unbelievable air time, clutch plays and furious finishes. These two exciting NBA titles will include "NBA Furious Finishes" and "NBA Hardwood Classics: Michael Jordan His Airness." The new NBA titles will be released on April 18, 2006 on UMD for PSP and will be available for $19.98 SRP. Order due date is February 28, 2006. “With the overwhelming popularity of the Play Station Portable, Warner Home Video is very excited to bring NBA fans a piece of the action,” said Norbert Hudak, WHV Director, Sports Marketing. “What better way to watch one of the greatest players in the NBA and some of the greatest comebacks in NBA history wherever you are.” "NBA Furious Finishes" is a timeless NBA title updated with new amazing buzzer beaters and great finishes by some of today’s top NBA stars. Some of the most incredible finishes in sports take place in the NBA. This DVD puts you in-the-action and behind-the-scenes as you experience over 90 unforgettable furious finishes with updated footage including Tracy McGrady’s miraculous 4th quarter come-back and Derek Fisher’s infamous last second shot to beat the Spurs in the 2004 playoffs. "NBA Hardwood Classics: Michael Jordan His Airness" is a classic title featuring one of the greatest athletes of all-time. From his days as a child in North Carolina to his retirement from Chicago Bulls in 1999, "His Airness" takes you on a journey through Michael Jordan’s career. Complete with spectacular highlights along with interviews from teammates, coaches and writers, plus Michael’s own insight, this program captures the spirit, determination and championship drive of this global icon. 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 NBA The NBA, founded in 1946, features 30 teams in the United States and Canada. The league distributes more than 800 NBA games and 44,000 hours of programming to 215 countries and territories in 43 languages. The NBA is on pace to eclipse attendance records for the third consecutive season. Through NBA Cares, players and teams have committed to raise and contribute more than $100 million for charity; donate more than one million hours of hands-on volunteer service to communities worldwide; and build more than 100 educational and athletic facilities where kids can learn and play. For more information on the NBA, visit www.nba.com.
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