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The Official Rules for the NBA Green Week presented by Sprint Sweepstakes


No Purchase Necessary To Participate Or Win.
Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.
Void Where Prohibited By Law.
Online Entry Only and Internet Connection Required.


Eligibility: The NBA Green Week presented by Sprint Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older (except residents of Alabama and Nebraska who must be 19 years of age or older and residents of Mississippi who must be 21 years of age or older) at the time of entry ("Participants"). Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of NBA Properties, Inc. (herein after "Sponsor"), NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association and its member teams, Sprint Communications Company L.P. ("Presenting Sponsor"), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and Project Support Team, Inc. ("P/S/T" or "Administrator") and any other company's involved with the promotion of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Released Parties"), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

How To Participate: Between 12:00:01PM Eastern Time ("ET") on 4/4/13 and 11:59:59PM ET on 5/16/13 ("Promotion Period") visit nba.com/sprintpledge on your computer or mobile device, follow the links to the Sweepstakes registration page and complete and submit the entry form according to the instructions provided. Individuals may be required to first either sign in as a registered user on the Website or register as a member on the Website (which is free). All online entries must be submitted by 11:59:59 PM ET on 5/16/13 to be eligible. Limit one online entry per person and per email address for the duration of the Promotion Period of the Sweepstakes. Additional online entries received from any one person or email address thereafter during any one day will be void. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries are permitted and all such entries will be void. Entries by any means, which subvert the entry process, will be void. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, undelivered, misdirected, damaged, or garbled entries or email; lost entries or transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), server or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; garbled, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; incomplete entries or communications; or other errors; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, computer, electronic, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, with limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or the cancellation or postponement of any events or games. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes. The use of automated or similar devices which subvert the entry process, including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, macro, script, or sweepstakes service (or any other devices intended to automate any aspect of entry) to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and entries through such devices are void.

Winner Selection/Odds: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 5/23/13 from among all eligible entries received by P/S/T, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential prize winner will be notified by email, telephone and/or mail. Prize will be awarded to the person named on the applicable entry. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

(1) Grand Prize: A 4-day/3-night trip for two to one NBA Finals 2013 game designated by Sponsor consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from major airport nearest to winner's residence in the U.S., standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations, two tickets to the designated NBA Final Game and ground transportation to/from the airport and the applicable hotel (Approximate Retail Value of $3,000). Actual prize value will vary depending on winner's city of departure. All expenses not specifically booked or included as part of the Grand Prize package, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner, including, but not limited to: ground transportation, meals, travel insurance, room service, bag check fees, parking fees, laundry service, souvenirs, telephone calls, tips, gratuities and service charges. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in place of air transportation if winner lives within a reasonable driving distance of the designated game as determined by Sponsor, and to award no additional compensation or substitution for the difference in prize value. Travel and hotel arrangements determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and must be made through Sponsor's agent, on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor reserves right to change dates. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18, except residents of Alabama and Nebraska, who must be 19 years of age or older and residents of Mississippi who must be 21 years of age or older) unless child or legal ward of winner. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including passports and visas (if applicable) prior to travel. If the NBA Finals 2013 is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor and no additional compensation prize will be awarded to winner in such event. Winner and guest must comply with arena rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable prize element. Exact seat locations at games to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Grand Prize winner and guest agree to accept and adhere to a certain code of conduct, as further detailed below. Five (5) Second Place Prizes: NBA Cares tote bag, NBA Green T-shirt, NBA Green Water Bottle, $100 NBA Store Gift Card (ARV=$140). Ten (10) Third Place prizes: NBA Green T-Shirt, $50 NBA Store gift card (ARV=$60). Total ARV of all prizes: $4,300.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value (except as otherwise provided above), at its sole discretion. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are winner's sole responsibility, including, without limitation, transportation to/from games and additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals and gratuities with respect to the Grand Prize. If an eligible minor is selected as a winner, prize may be awarded in the name of said minor's parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein (if a minor is selected as a winner he/she must accompany his/her respective parent or legal guardian on trip as guest). Grand Prize winner (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release and any other documents required by Sponsor within two (2) days of date of receipt of documents. Grand Prize winner's guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence unless child or legal ward of winner and such guest (if child or legal ward of winner, winner) will be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to prize award. Sponsor also reserves the right to require potential Grand Prize winner and his/her guest to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility as a condition of participation, to help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity will not bring the Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, in the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, if a potential winner fails to execute and return all required documents within the specified time period, or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, such potential winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor's discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must agree to comply with all NBA and venue rules and regulations relating to the use of NBA Finals 2013 tickets and, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, refrain from the use of vulgar language or gestures, as well as overtly sexual or abusive behavior, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such game. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest may not use or possess weapons or illegal drugs or be under the influence of illegal drugs or inebriated in any way during any of the Grand Prize event or activities. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must also be attired in a decent, non-sexual and non-threatening manner while participating at the Grand Prize event or related activities. Sponsor reserves the right to refuse attendance at the Grand Prize events or other related activities based on attire, in its sole discretion. Failure to adhere to or abide by any of the foregoing requirements may result in forfeiture of prize or prize element (as applicable). Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to: 1.) disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process, the operation of NBA.com, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and 2.) modify, suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, including should virus, bug, worm, unauthorized intervention or other causes, including but not limited to war, strikes, terrorist activities, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select winners from among eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event requiring such termination. By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1.) Released Parties and their designees and assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such entrant's name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for the purpose of posting his/her name on NBA.com and/or for TV or radio broadcasts and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without further compensation, permission or notification; and 2.) Released Parties are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind (whether due to negligence or otherwise) to person(s), including death, or property, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, or participation in this Sweepstakes.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in New York County, New York; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA. without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's law.

Winners' List: For the winners' names (available after 7/23/13), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) for receipt by 7/23/13 to: NBA Green Week presented by Sprint Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.

Sponsor: NBA Properties, Inc., 645 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022 and Sprint Communications Company L.P.

Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/www.projectsupportteam.com.


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