SOURCE: Metropolitan Grapevine

February 14, 2007 19:54 ET

Metropolitan Grapevine (MG) Hosts Celebrities and Stars of the NBA, NFL and MLB for All-Star Celebrity Golf Tournament and Exclusive Red Carpet Movie Screening of "Basketball Man" in Vegas

February 16-17

NBA's Allan Houston, Rolando Blackman, John Starks, Norm Nixon, Sam Jones, Dominique Wilkins; NFL's Mike Rozier, Eric Dickerson, Grammy-Winning Artist Mya and Actors Malik Yoba, Chi McBride and Omarosa Among Those Scheduled to Attend MG All-Star Events

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 14, 2007 --

Who:    NBA Greats Allan Houston, Dominique Wilkins, Sam Jones, Norm Nixon,
        Rolando Blackman, John Starks, Artis Gilmore, Eric Murdock, Spud
        Webb, George Gervin, Cedric Toney; NFL's Mike Rozier (Former
        Heisman Trophy Winner), Eric Dickerson, Irvin Fryer; Major League
        Baseball's JoJo White

        Grammy-Winning Multi-Platinum artist Mya, Hollywood's Malik Yoba
        (actor, "New York Undercover"), Omarosa (from "The Apprentice"),
        Chi McBride (Actor, "Boston Public"), Ralph Farquhar (Hollywood
        Producer, Director) and many more.

What:   Friday, February 16, 2007
        "Metropolitan Grapevine All-Star Celebrity Golf Classic"
        With over 20 current and former NBA players and Celebrities
        golfers! All proceeds to benefit The Allan Houston Foundation,
        Eric Murdock Foundation, Why Can't We Make a Difference
        Foundation and The Legends of Basketball Scholarship Fund.

        Location: Bali Hai Golf Club Las Vegas
        5160 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119
        7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
        8:00 a.m. Shotgun - Golf Tournament Begins
        12:00 Noon Charity Auction (Raffle Prizes * Exhibits *
        Deluxe Gift Bags)
        2:00 p.m. Press Conference & Awards Luncheon
        To Register Online, Visit
        For General information, Contact Icon Sports at (917) 533-5057

        Saturday, February 17, 2007
        Legends of Basketball / Metropolitan Grapevine Private Screening
        of "Basketball Man"
        A Film on the Life & Times of Dr. James Naismith, the founder
        of the game of Basketball
        Location: The Four Seasons Hotel (3960 Las Vegas Boulevard South)
        Main ballroom
        7:30pm - Red Carpet Arrivals (Semi Formal Attire)
        8:00pm-10:00pm - Movie Screening

        Movie Private Screening After-party
        @ The Four Seasons Hotel, 10:00pm-2:00am
        RSVP for Screening, After-Party:,
        (202) 543-6555


        Thursday, February 15th (10 am - 4 pm)
        Saturday, February 17th (10 am - 3 pm)
        Location: The Four Seasons Hotel - Palm Room

        HelloWorld / Billboards 4 ATM's Digital Broadcast & Internet Café
        Free Internet Café, Lunch will be served.

        Book Signing with Bethena Smith
        Noted author of "Moving On" will do an exclusive signing of her
        new book "Letting Go."
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