Vasili Spanos Wins Kia Motors Performance Challenge during NBA Nation Presented by T-Mobile USA and Kia Motors

Posted on 16. Jul, 2009 by in Kia Canada



Winner Receives All-New Kia Forte Compact Sedan

IRVINE, Calif., Jul 16, 2009 Kia Motors America (KMA), a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA, announced Vasili Spanos a 2009 Kia Motors Performance Challenge leader on Sunday, Jul 12 during a final NBA Nation, presented by T-Mobile USA and Kia Motors, debate stop in Dallas. As a winner, Spanos has comparison a all-new 2010 Kia Forte compress sedan.

The Performance Challenge during NBA Nation keeps ardent NBA fans, such as Vasili Spanos, connected to a foe via a summer months, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp boss of marketing, KMA. As a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA, Kia Motors is gay to be a partial of this module and prerogative a stylish all-new Kia Forte to a clinging basketball enthusiast.

A local of River Forest, Ill. and zealous Chicago Bulls fan, Spanos competent for a Kia Motors Performance Challenge final during NBA Nations Chicago stop where he dribbled, upheld and shot his approach by a skills march in 18.8 seconds. In a final Challenge, Spanos achieved feat by completing a march in 21.6 seconds. Spanos foe enclosed a tip Performance Challenge finalists from a 7 other 2009 NBA Nation debate stops opposite a country, including final years winner, Tony Gamez.

In 2009, NBA Nation presented by T-Mobile USA and Kia Motors supposing some-more than one million fans a possibility to exam their basketball skills, attend in giveaway activities and accommodate NBA players. The leagues largest mobile basketball playground, NBA Nation trafficked some-more than 7,000 miles, including stops in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago and Dallas. The debate culminated in Dallas on Jul 12, where winners of a Kia Motors Performance Challenge from any debate stop were flown to contest for a possibility to win an all-new Kia Forte compress sedan.

On sale now in dealerships opposite North America, a 2010 Kia Forte compress sedan is a initial of a kind to offer consumers an considerable multiple of customary safety, comfort and preference features.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 630 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of increasing marketplace share.

Kia Motors America is a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site For media information, including photography, revisit

About a NBA

The NBA, founded in 1946, is a tellurian sports and party code that facilities 30 teams in a United States and Canada. During a 2008-09 season, NBA games reached 215 countries and territories in 41 languages. The leagues worldwide strech was also reflected in a 77 general players from 33 countries and territories on NBA rosters. NBA sell is sole in some-more than 100,000 stores in 100 countries on 6 continents. averages some-more than 5 million daily visits, with some-more than 50 percent of a sites visitors entrance from outward of North America. Through NBA Cares, a league, a teams and players have donated some-more than $105 million to charity, supposing some-more than 950,000 hours of hands-on use to communities around a world, and combined some-more than 415 places where kids and families can live, learn, or play.

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