NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2004 - Tickets for 2005 NBA All-Star Jam Session, the NBA’s five-day interactive basketball theme park, will go on sale Wednesday, December 1. Jam Session will give fans of all ages the chance to experience the sights, sounds and action of NBA All-Star 2005. For the second straight year, NBA All-Star Jam Session will be open on Monday, February 21, allowing fans to experience an extra day of All-Star fun and excitement on Presidents’ Day. Jam Session has become one of the league’s premiere events at All-Star, with tickets selling out the past three years in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Philadelphia.

Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster Phone, Internet and Outlet locations, and the Pepsi Center Box Office. Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for kids 3-12, seniors, and military, and free for kids 2 and under.

Jam Session will feature more than 350,000 square feet of interactive basketball activities at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street. Jam Session dates and times include:

Thursday, February 17, 20054 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday, February 18, 20059 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, February 19, 20059 a.m.- 10 p.m.
Sunday, February 20, 20059 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, February 21, 20059 a.m.- 5 p.m.


Ticket Prices are as follows:

Children (ages 3 –12)$12
Senior Citizens and Military with valid ID$12
Adults$20
Children ages 2 and underFREE


NBA All-Star Jam Session features:

· AUTOGRAPH STAGES
NBA and WNBA players and Legends, meet and greet fans and provide free autographs.

· SLAM DUNK COURTS
Fans show off their style and skill with gravity-defying, acrobatic slam-dunks on seven- eight- or nine-foot baskets.

· CENTER COURT
Jam Session Center Court is a mini-NBA arena complete with a regulation size hardwood basketball court featuring non-stop “NBA style” entertainment where fans can get up close and personal to NBA stars and celebrities like never before, on hand to take part in basketball games and skills contests.

· KIDS ZONE
Area specifically for younger children to slam dunk and hit 3-pointers, with games and events just for them.

· NBA STORE
At the NBA Store, fans can purchase their official NBA and NBA All-Star apparel and souvenirs.

· CLUB NBA
The NBA’s only club – and the place to catch musical performances by some of today’s hottest acts & tomorrow superstars.

Fans can call 1-866-NBA-JAMS or log on to NBA.com for more information on NBA All-Star Jam Session.