This season, one of the Orlando Magic’s dancers will be joining in on the All-Star fun. Nicole F., who has been a Magic Dancer since 2012 and is a team leader on this year’s squad, was selected to be part of the 2017 NBA All-Star Dance Team. “When I found out I had the opportunity to represent the Orlando Magic at NBA All-Star Weekend, I was more than excited,” Nicole said. “I feel so blessed and honored to represent our organization, my teammates and coaches. It feels amazing to have so much support from them. I can’t wait.”
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Shaquille O’Neal was back at LSU on Saturday, cutting up in Death Valley during breaks of the Tigers’ SEC West battle with Mississippi State. The LSU legend has long been a passionate supporter and active fan of the football program, making a few appearances at Tiger Stadium every year and always delivering a great performance when given the opportunity. On Saturday, Shaq lifted an LSU cheerleader like it was nothing and started bench pressing her for the fans.
The Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers will participate in events at the NBA 3X Philippines 2016 presented by Panasonic, which returns to Manila from Aug. 19-21 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. Six of the Timberwolves Dancers will represent the NBA at events throughout the weekend. Below is a list of planned appearances.
The Sixers Dancers will unveil their 2016-17 team at a reveal party on the rooftop deck of Hotel Monaco’s Status Lounge. The 17 dancer roster will include four new rookies. Sixers In-Arena Host Christian Crosby and CSN Sixers Sideline Reporter Molly Sullivan will host the Dancer reveal. Interviews will be available with Sixers Dancers Captains and rookies. Food and drink will be served for all invited guests.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the final audition for the 2016-17 Thunder Girls on Thursday at Riverwind Casino, starting at 7 p.m. A panel of judges – including Brian Bosworth, former All-American linebacker with the University of Oklahoma – will assist Thunder staff in determining the final squad. The Thunder will announce the new team at the end of the evening. Fans of all ages are invited to watch as 34 finalists compete for a spot on the dance team. Admission is free and doors open at 6 p.m. The event will also be streamed live on the Thunder Mobile App.
The Atlanta Hawks are now accepting registrations to participate in open cheer team auditions for the upcoming season. The Hawks Cheerleader team is presently made up of 30 young ladies that represent Atlanta’s NBA team off and on the court, including performing at home games and making special appearances at community events, all to enhance the fan experience. “Our audition process is always an exciting time. We aim to select a personable and diverse group that represents the city of Atlanta and the Hawks brand,” said the Atlanta Hawks’ Senior Manager of Fan Experience, Donni Frazier. “How enthusiastically they embody our True to Atlanta spirit is equally as important as their dancing abilities.”