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Meet An NBA Legend And Win An HP Computer 2

Posted on November 06, 2009 by Dean Hybl
BJ Armstrong made an appearance in Chicago as part of the HP Windows 7 promotion.

BJ Armstrong made an appearance in Chicago as part of the HP Windows 7 promotion.

HP, Windows 7 and Best Buy have teamed with the NBA to give fans a chance to win two tickets to a 2010 NBA Playoff Game or one of seven HP computers equipped with Windows 7 Home Premium being offered each week during this seven week contest.

The promotion kicked off in Washington with an appearance by Eric “Sleepy” Floyd and then last week in Chicago as former Chicago Bulls guard BJ Armstrong made an appearance at a local Best Buy store promoting the products.

Sports Then and Now Chicago Bulls correspondent Scott Ottersen had a chance to interview Armstrong during the event. Check out Scott’s interview with the former NBA superstar.

As part of the promotion, former NBA superstars will be appearing at Best Buy stores across the country promoting HP and Windows 7.

You can register to win here.

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