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SLAM Dunks Its Basketball Knowledge on Weplay.com
May 13, 2010 (05:05 PM EDT)


Weplay announces partnership with SLAM to deliver premium basketball content and original interactive programs to its social platform

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Weplay.com, the leading social platform connecting athletes, parents and coaches, announced its partnership with SLAM, the premiere print and digital source for the best in basketball.

SLAM's mission is to take its readers face to face with their favorite high school, streetball, college, and pro players and bring breaking news and rumors in real time.  SLAM was launched as "the basketball bible," and it's still the only place for the true fans.

"Weplay is proud to partner with SLAM to bring its unrivaled editorial voice and access to the global world of basketball to Weplay.com using our unique online platform," said Steve Hansen, CEO of Weplay.com.  "Teaming up with SLAM greatly expands our reach into the basketball community and furthers our goal of stimulating our users in conversation and interaction around relevant and appealing premium sports content."

"We are truly excited to bring SLAM to another generation of young ballplayers and fans," said Dennis Page, Publisher of SLAM.

SLAM will leverage Weplay's social media platform to deliver its premium high school, streetball, college and pro basketball content to Weplay.com's basketball community.  Weplay will regularly promote and feature SLAM content and promotional opportunities as well as collaborate with SLAM to engage both their audiences in original and interactive programs with an emphasis on highlighting and promoting user generated participation from all over the country.

About SLAM

SLAM, published by Harris Publications (owned by Source Interlink), is the source for the best in basketball.  SLAM's mission is to take its readers face to face with their favorite high school, streetball, college, and pro players and bring breaking news and rumors in real time. SLAM was launched as "the basketball bible," and it's still the only place for the true fans.  Visit www.slamonline.com

About Weplay

Weplay.com is the leading social platform connecting athletes, parents and coaches.  Weplay.com's partners include Creative Artists Agency; Major League Baseball Advanced Media; FirstMark Capital; and iconic athletes Derek Jeter, LeBron James and Peyton Manning.

Wherever you play…We Play!  Visit us at www.weplay.com

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