NEW YORK – Dec. 13, 2004 – The National Basketball Association and Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced today that they are expanding their existing marketing relationship to include Nokia as the presenting sponsor of NBA All-Star Jam Session.

The multi-year marketing relationship will give Nokia exclusive sponsorship of dedicated areas throughout Jam Session including the “Nokia Experience Center”, an interactive area in which fans can browse, touch and experience the full line of Nokia products; a 100' x 80' area designed to showcase the N-Gage game platform; the “Nokia Imaging Center”, an interactive station designed to showcase the capabilities of Nokia’s picture and video phones; and the “Nokia Connection Zone”, an information area welcoming all guests located at the Jam Session main entrance. Nokia will also be co-presenting sponsor of Club NBA under its new Nokia Unwired music platform.

NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by Nokia will feature more than 350,000 square feet of interactive basketball activities at the Colorado Convention Center February 17-21 and will give fans of all ages the chance to experience the sights, sounds and action of NBA All-Star 2005. Jam Session offers fans the opportunity to collect autographs and meet NBA & WNBA players and legends, compete against their friends at on-court skill challenges, see how their hand and shoe sizes “Measure Up” to their favorite NBA and WNBA players and much, much more. Jam Session also features an extensive trading card and collectibles area and the NBA Store where fans can purchase NBA apparel and NBA All-Star 2005 souvenirs.

“We are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of NBA All-Star Jam Session,” said Jo Harlow, Vice President of Marketing for Nokia. “Jam Session presents a unique opportunity for us to reach NBA fans in an interactive and fun basketball environment. We look forward to teaming up with the NBA to bring Jam Session to NBA fans in the Denver area and beyond.”

Tickets for the 2005 NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by Nokia went on sale December 1 and are currently available at all Ticketmaster Phone, Internet and Outlet locations and the Pepsi Center Box Office.

About Nokia
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations. www.nokia.com.

About the NBA
Since its founding in 1946, the NBA has truly become a global phenomenon that transcends national boundaries. With 30 teams in the United States and Canada, NBA games and related programming are broadcast to 214 countries in 43 languages via 157 telecasters; they are one of the largest suppliers of sports television and Internet programming in the world. NBA.com, with more than half of all visits to the site coming from fans outside the United States, has nine language-specific international destinations for fans around the world. The NBA is a recognized leader in global sports marketing with 13 offices around the world.