Schedule of player appearances, their charities and fan partners, and prizes available to fan partners for "NBA Week" on Wheel of Fortune, airing November 17-21 in national syndication (check local listings for station and time).


Michael Finley
Playing for: The Michael Finley Foundation
Contestant: Stephene Dunbar†

Allan Houston
Playing for: The Allan Houston Charitable Fund of the New York Community Trust
Contestant: Maria Sakellis

Bill Walton
Playing For: NBA Retired Players Association
Contestant: Chad Johnson


Sue Bird
Playing for: The Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Contestant: Jenessa Wight

Julius Erving
Playing for: Cory M Erving Foundation
Contestant: Andre Richardson

Brad Miller
Playing for: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana
Contestant: Stacey Smith†


Derek Fisher
Playing for: Eighth Street Missionary Baptist Church
Contestant: Gaila Williams

Amare Stoudemire
Playing for: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
Contestant: Lisa Sedlak

Teresa Weatherspoon
Playing for: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Contestant: Clarice Bell †


Steve Francis
Playing for: The Steve Francis Foundation c/o PMG, Inc.
Contestant: Lakeitra Patterson

Malik Rose
The Carver Academy
Contestant: Christie Rosanno

James Worthy
Playing for: Gaston Boys & Girls Club
Contestant: Susan Brown


Walt Frazier
Playing for: The Walt Frazier Youth Foundation, Inc
Contestant: Suzanne Perino

Paul Pierce
Playing for: The Colonel Daniel Mar Boys and Girls Club
Contestant: Alison Piazza

Jalen Rose
Playing for: The Jalen Rose Foundation
Contestant: Jonelle Williams †


The contestant from the team with the week's highest total winnings will be the envy of basketball fans everywhere, as he or she will win some very special themed prizes, courtesy of the NBA, including a trip for four to the 2004 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles with VIP access to NBA All-Star 2004 Events. They will also win NBA memorabilia provided by Upper Deck Authenticated, NBA apparel by Reebok and a DirecTV package, including an NBA League Pass subscription.

Additional special prizes featured on NBA Week will be:

  • A trip to see the 2004-2005 NBA Rookie Class pose for their first NBA Trading Cards sponsored by Fleer, Topps and Upper Deck.
  • An NBA City Basketball Dream Weekend in Orlando and tickets to an NBA game.
  • A trip to the Electronic Arts Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia to see the making of the NBA Live 2005 electronic game.
  • A trip to New York City and a $1000 shopping spree at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue.
  • A Backyard Basketball Dream Package, which includes an in-ground basketball hoop installed at winnerís home, full line of Spalding basketballs and a visit by a local NBA Legend.
  • $1000 Shopping Spree at the NBA Store on