TORONTO - The NBA announced ahead of the sixth NBA Canada Series presented by Bell, Vancouver and Montreal will host NBA Crossover, a cultural exhibition celebrating the convergence of the NBA and popular culture.
The free, all-ages exhibition will take place at The Permanent (330 West Pender) in Vancouver from September 28-29 , and in Montreal from October 6-7 .
NBA Crossover explores the intersection of basketball and culture through fashion, history, art and gaming. The exhibit has travelled to London, Paris, Milan, New Orleans and Los Angeles.
NBA Crossover will feature a basketball-inspired gallery presented by Foot Locker, an NBA 2K19 Gaming Lounge showcasing the evolution of the game, NBA memorabilia, The Larry O'Brien Trophy and Nike Connected NBA Jerseys from all 30 NBA teams. The event will also include appearances and panel discussions featuring NBA legends and personalities.
"We're excited to bring NBA Crossover to the passionate fans in Vancouver and Montreal ahead of the sixth NBA Canada Series," said NBA Canada Vice President and Managing Director Dan MacKenzie. "Thanks to our partners Bell, Foot Locker and 2K, this free exhibition will showcase the many ways in which the NBA influences and is influenced by popular culture through interactive exhibits and special guest appearances."
Fans can visit NBA.com/Crossover to register and view daily schedules. Proof of registration will be required for entry.
The sixth NBA Canada Series presented by Bell will feature two 2018-19 preseason games in Vancouver and Montreal.
2018 NBA All-Star Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors will take on three-time NBA All-Star Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, September 29 .
The Raptors will then face D'Angelo Russell and the Brooklyn Nets at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Wednesday, Oct. 10 . Tickets are still available for the Oct. 10th NBA Canada Series game in Montreal by visiting Evenko.ca .
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