NBA Nation Headed To A Town Near You This Summer

Welcome to basketball country, a place called NBA Nation. Whether you’re eight years old, or eighty, and you love the game, NBA Nation presented by T-Mobile and Kia Motors wants you!

NBA Nation's Next Stop: Taste of Dallas

Friday, July 9
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday, July 10
Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm

Sunday, July 11
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

NBA/WNBA FIT Clinic: Sunday, July 11
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

NBA Nation, the League’s largest mobile basketball playground, is rolling from coast-to-coast this summer, stopping in a city near you. Greeting you at every stop will be Nation’s official Ambassador, NBA Legend Darryl Dawkins. As a member of the NBA FIT Network, you have the opportunity to participate in a VIP NBA/WNBA FIT clinic at NBA Nation and meet NBA Legend Darryl Dawkins!

Click here for a complete schedule of events and look at some great photos from Denver and Los Angeles!

Join fellow NBA Nation citizens at the T-Mobile Halftime Court and Kia Court to show off your basketball skills in a variety of contests, or participate in hoop clinics conducted by NBA Players and Legends.

  • Conquer the Kia Motors Performance Challenge course as you dribble, pass and shoot your way towards a chance to win an All-New 2011 Kia Sorento*.
  • Show off your best slam dunk moves on Nation’s 8’, 9’ and 10’ rims.
  • And, if you think you have what it takes, compete in the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown for your chance to secure a spot in the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown Finals to be held at 2011 NBA All-Star in Los Angeles**.
  • Explore new territory by climbing atop the 18-wheel, 53’ showtruck to the T-Mobile VIP Sky Deck where you can catch the action on the courts below while you listen to local DJs spin the hottest new music.
  • Finally, come aboard the showtruck to watch the NBA’s 50 Greatest Plays on a 50” flat screen, play the latest NBA video games or measure your height, arm span, hand & shoe size to life-size replicas of your favorite NBA Players.
Show your team pride and pledge allegiance to NBA Nation! NBA Nation hits the road this summer…

*Must be 21 years of age or older to be eligible. For official rules, visit
** Must be 21 years of age or older and dunk must be executed on 10’ rim to be eligible