With an NBA player's strike against the team owners, now is the
time for us
to show the world just how much we care. It's just not right.
basketball players in our very own country are living at or just
seven-figure salary line. And as if that weren't bad enough, they
deprived of pay for several weeks -possibly a whole year!
But now you can help! For about two thousand dollars a day -
than the cost of a large screen projection TV - you can help keep
basketball player economically viable during his time of need. Two
dollars a day may not seem like a lot of money to you, but to a
player it could mean the difference between a vacation spent
Vegas with Steve Winn or a tenth Mercedes Benz (lowered of course).
you, two thousand dollars is nothing more than three months rent
payments. But to a basketball player, two thousand dollars a day
almost replace his salary. Your commitment of two thousand dollars
will enable a player to buy that home entertainment center, trade
year-old Lexus for a new Ferrari, or enjoy a weekend in Rio.
"HOW WILL I KNOW I'M HELPING?" Each month, you will
receive a complete
financial report on the player you sponsor. Detailed information
stocks, bonds, 401(k), real estate, girlfriends, illegitimate
other investment holdings will be mailed to your home. You'll also
information on how he plans to invest the $5 million lump sum he
receive upon retirement (most likely on his brother's car wash
"HOW WILL HE KNOW I'M HELPING?" Your basketball player
will be told that he
has a SPECIAL FRIEND who just wants to help in a time of need.
player won't know your name, he will be able to make collect calls
home via a special operator just in case additional funds are
Simply fill out the form below.
YES, I want to help! I would like to sponsor a striking NBA
player. My preference is checked below:
[ ] Starter
[ ] Reserve
[ ] Star*
[ ] Superstar**
[ ] Showboat**
[ ] Superstar (in Rehab)**
[ ] Entire team***
[ ] I'll sponsor a player most in need. Please select one for me.*
* Higher cost
** Much higher cost
*** Please call our 900 number to ask for the cost of a specific
(Does not include cheerleaders)
Please charge the account listed below $2,054.79 per day for
starter for the duration of the strike. Please send me a picture
player I have sponsored, along with a team logo and my very own
Association badge to wear proudly on my lapel.
[ ] MasterCard
[ ] Visa
[ ] American Express
[ ] Discover Card
[ ] Diner's Club
Your Name: _________________________________________
Telephone Number: __________________________________
Account Number: ____________________________________
Exp. Date: _____________ Pin #:_____________________
Mail completed form to NBA Players Association or call 1-888-TOOMUCH
enroll by phone (Children under 18 must have parent's approval).
Note: Sponsors are not permitted to contact the player they have
either in person or by other means including, but not limited to,
calls, letters, e-mail, or third parties. Keep in mind that the
player you have sponsored will be much to busy enjoying his free
thanks to your generous donations. Oh yes, contributions are not