callachamp.com Offers Fans Opportunity to Talk Live via Phone to Basketball Legends During NBA All-Star Weekend Special Event
Baltimore, MD, February 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- To celebrate the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend, CallaChamp.com is hosting a special “NBA Legends Chat Live” event that enables basketball fans across America to talk with their favorite champions. Set for Feb. 15-17, fans will have the opportunity to experience personal connections and real conversations via phone with their favorite basketball legends. During this event, all fans will receive a $6 credit toward their first CallaChamp call and be automatically entered to win a monthly $25 prepaid gift card. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Legends Care ™, the charitable arm of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) that is dedicated to youth programs and addresses several social and economic issues membership faces in life after basketball. The NBA All-Star Weekend, Feb 15-17 in Houston, celebrates the NBA's greatest athletes (nba.com/allstar2013).
CallaChamp’s unique service connects retired sports champions with their fans via phone to allow fans to interact and engage in live conversations. In the NBA, CallaChamp has access to more than 50 legends, including Hall of Famer Rick Barry and Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the NBA. Other participants include AC Green, Tim Hardaway, Michael Cooper, Tree Rollins, Xavier McDaniel, Jeff Malone, Horace Grant, Michael Ray Richardson, Charlie Ward, Michael Cage, Terry Porter and Eddie Johnson.
“The NBA Legends Chat Live event honors the great game and legends of basketball, bringing sports enthusiasts closer to the NBA All-Star fanfare with an interactive opportunity to get to know hoops sports legends via one-on-one private phone conversations,” said Chief Visionary Jon Levine. “Fans can listen and share personal stories, gain inspiration from the basketball giants and participate in real dialogues with Hall of Famers and the superstars of the game.”
Through CallaChamp, sports fans can chat live directly with more than 95 sports legends from the NBA, National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), boxing and the Olympics.
CallaChamp.com provides fans with the ultimate and unique experience of talking via phone with their favorite sports legends in NBA, NFL, MLB, professional wrestling, mixed martial arts, boxing and the Olympics. Anyone can talk with CallaChamp’s sports legends and interact with them on a pay-per-minute basis. Launched in 2012, CallaChamp is headquartered in Baltimore, MD, and has partnered with the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only association comprised of NBA, ABA and Harlem Globetrotters alumni, to bring champions and fans together. For more information, please visit http://callachamp.com/.
Jon L. Levine