Time Warner Cable Deportes and the Los Angeles Lakers Plan a Special Welcome for Triqui Boys from Oaxaca, Mexico

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--()--Time Warner Cable Deportes and the Los Angeles Lakers today announced they will host a special welcome for the Triqui Indian boys basketball team from Oaxaca, México, during their visit to Southern California. Recently, the inspirational group of children was celebrated for their success on the court despite many of them playing without shoes at the International Festival of Mini-Basketball that took place in Argentina.

During their stay in Los Angeles, the team is participating in a series of activities including a clinic led by Time Warner Cable Deportes on-air Lakers analyst and former NBA player, Pepe Sanchez joined by the Spanish-language Lakers play-by-play announcer, Adrian García Márquez. The children will also pay a special visit to the Staples Center this Friday for the Lakers game where they will take part in a number of unique courtside experiences with the team.

Thursday, December 19
Basketball Clinic
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Saint Bernard High School
9100 Falmouth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90293

Triqui boys basketball team joined by Pepe Sanchez, Lakers analyst for Time Warner Cable Deportes and the Spanish-language Lakers play-by-play announcer, Adrian García Márquez along with other members of the Time Warner Cable Sports on-air team.

The basketball clinic is open to all media. All those attending, please contact Nadia Gonzalez, (310) 531-1561 or via email at nadia.gonzalez@twcable.com.

Friday, December 20
Los Angeles Lakers Welcome Triqui Basketball Team

The afternoon of activities planned for the Triqui children include, an interview by Time Warner Cable Deportes for the networks, “Lakers En Vivo” pregame show as well as a special moment for the team as the “Honorary High Five Squad” to take place courtside with the Lakers and shortly before the games official tip-off.

All media interested in video and images of the Triqui basketball team at the clinic and their visit to the Los Angeles Lakers should contact Nadia Gonzalez, (310) 531-1561 nadia.gonzalez@twcable.com.

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About Time Warner Cable Sports

Time Warner Cable Sports, a division of Time Warner Cable Inc., encompasses Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, two regional sports networks that will launch in Southern California on October 1, 2012. Time Warner Cable Deportes is the first-ever Spanish-language regional sports network and will be produced specifically for Southern California’s Spanish-speaking viewers. Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes are two 24/7 high-definition networks that, through their exclusive partnerships with the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Sparks and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), will bring fans more than 150 live events, extensive team coverage and behind-the-scenes access unlike anything they have seen before. For more information, visit www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com. Follow the networks on Twitter @TWCSportsNet and @TWCDeportes and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TWCSportsNet and www.facebook.com/TWCDeportes.

Contacts

Time Warner Cable Sports
Nadia Gonzalez, Communications Manager
310-531-1561
nadia.gonzalez@twcable.com

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Contacts

Time Warner Cable Sports
Nadia Gonzalez, Communications Manager
310-531-1561
nadia.gonzalez@twcable.com