The schedule of free basketball events at the National Theatre will include the 'You vs. the EA Sports Crew' skills challenge, with the Heat's Dwyane Wade and Tottenham Hotspur striker Darren Bent going head-to-head against fans in a unique basketball, football, video game competition with games FIFA 09 and NBA LIVE 09.
Fans will also have the chance to take part in shooting contests, interact with the New Jersey Nets mascot, "Sly", cheer on Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA teams, dance-off with the Miami Heat Dance Team and see some of their favorite NBA players and legends.
NBA Central Court will also serve as a stage for the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Team, who recently won the Olympic bronze medal in Beijing, as they lead a clinic for wheelchair-bound players. Members of British Basketball's Women's Senior National Team will host an instruction clinic with local Jr. WNBA players. England Basketball will also have a presence at NBA Central Court, distributing information detailing where aspiring players can receive basketball instruction and participate in organised games.
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