Cavaliers Game Night Host Ahmaad Crump Invited by NBA to Perform Hosting Duties during 2011 All-Star Weekend Events

CLEVELAND, OH - February, 2011 - The Cleveland Cavaliers award-winning game presentation team can put another feather in their hat with the announcement that game night host Ahmaad Crump has been selected by the NBA for the second consecutive year to emcee a variety of special events during the 2011 All-Star Weekend February 17-20th in Los Angeles.

“The honor of being invited back to All-Star Weekend for the second year is more exciting than the first time because I must have done okay!” said Crump. “It is a privilege that I share with the entire Cavs game presentation team and our fans who night after night create the energy and exciting atmosphere at The Q that gives me the platform to do what I love to do. It will be an honor to represent the Cavaliers organization and all of Cleveland in Los Angeles.”

In his sixth season with the Cavaliers as game night co-host along with Nicole Marcellino, Crump is recognized for his high-energy personality, quirky laugh and his special ability to engage and pump up the best fans in the NBA at Quicken Loans Arena.

“We are so excited for Ahmaad and feel he’s worked hard and earned this second tour of duty to All-Star Weekend,” said Tracy Marek, Cavaliers senior vice president of marketing. “His Cavaliers family here is very proud that he’ll be representing us and our great fans out in Los Angeles.”