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Cisco and NBA All-Star 2011

February 15, 2011 - 24 Comments

It’s All-Star season again!  This week the NBA will bring together the most talented and passionate players in the world for a global celebration of the game.  Leveraging our partnership with the NBA, we will demonstrate how Cisco technology is enhancing the sports experience for fans around the world, both inside and outside the arena.

This year we will use Social Media channels to help tell the NBA and Cisco story. From blog updates, tweets and posts, we’re covering the experience. Watch for  updates throughout the weekend from Cisco Executives Alan Cohen and David Hsieh.

Join the discussion #CiscoNBA

NBA All-Star Activity
The 60th NBA All-Star Game will take place on February 20 at the Staples Center. In addition, from February 18-20, 100,000 fans in Los Angeles will experience 300,000 square feet of NBA All-Star excitement at NBA All-Star Jam Session 2011 in the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Cisco/NBA partnership will be showcased with the following activities:

  • The Ūmi “Get Together” van will provide fans with four days of face-to-face interactions with some of their favorite players during the four days of Jam Session. Fans will also have an opportunity to compete with one another via ūmi in a game of “Name that Player” and will be eligible to enter daily drawings to win a custom NBA All-Star Flip video camera.
  • A “Behind the Scenes at All-Star” Flip video will be played on the center-hung scoreboard during Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, followed by a Flip video camera giveaway to lucky fans in the arena. Facebook promotion, NBA Branded Flips
  • Innovative media and marketing activity includes digital creative on within the special NBA All-Star Scenes section that features behind-the-scenes Flip Video by NBA players, fans, and celebrities. This unique content will be available for the NBA fans on  Social media will direct fans to the Cisco Ūmi fan community and Cisco’s Sports Video Lounge to join the discussion by tagging with #CiscoNBA on Twitter.
  • For the second year in a row, Cisco StadiumVision is transforming the host venue with new and differentiated experiences for NBA fans.  High definition video, targeted digital content and dynamic menu boards will provide fans with a unique and unrivaled look at the NBA’s premier event. See NBA All-Star 2010 video below.

Experience past NBA All-Stars via video:

2009 NBA All-Star Game – Cisco fan experience brings players and fans, together

VIDEO: 2010 NBA All-Star – Stadium Vision @ Dallas Cowboys

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  1. Wow....I like NBA 2011... Good Info

  2. wow cisco support for NBA 2011, i like that game so much

  3. good info

  4. the best interactive information

  5. Allstar game was fascinating with cisco's support.

  6. I am sad that we dont have these cool basketstuff in sweden. We need to turn to usa tv to get sum good stuff...

  7. Bravo Diane! Your implementation of Cisco technology brings the game alive for those of us who are snow-bound in the midwest. Thank you for igniting enthusiasm for BIG NBA fun. And giving me the time out to put the shovel down and enjoy the game!

  8. Partnership between Cisco and NBA is an awesome idea. No 1 NBA fan...

  9. Thanks for the great news.Im really excited to watch the 2011 all-star NBA.

  10. Can't wait to watch the 2011 all-star NBA.

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  12. I'm glad to hear Cisco is teaming up with the NBA for the all star game. The Cisco stadiumvision sounds like it will be a blast.

  13. This is great stuff. It is good that Cisco is a part of NBA All star games. I will go for the East to win. All of the players under that rock.

  14. Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic post.Really thank you! Fantastic.

  15. wow, that would be awesome.. I love NBA and im gonna take CISCO CCNA course soon.. :D

  16. A round of applause for your blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Want more.

  17. Wow this is great! So exciting!

  18. very great !!!

  19. Thanks for great info

  20. Great article post.Really thank you! Cool.

  21. I am definitely looking forward for the All Star Game. I can't wait to see them in action. I enjoyed the NHL game and I expect the same for NBA.

  22. Thanks for the great information.Im really excited to watch the 2011 all-star NBA.

  23. Sweet! I'm a definite NBA fan, and I love the "show-boat" nature of the All-Star game. Congrats to Cisco for partnering with the NBA on such a major event!

  24. wooow ...