August 30, 2014 5:28 pm
Updated: August 30, 2014 6:52 pm

NBA Canada makes its way to the West Island


Watch above: There was a little basketball action at Fairview Pointe-Claire Saturday as NBA Canada embarks on a five city Canadian tour.

POINTE-CLAIRE – A little basketball action took over Fairview Pointe-Claire Saturday.

The West Island mall was the third stop for the NBA Nation five-city interactive basketball tour.

Fans got to meet Harrison Barnes of the Golden State Warriors for a Q&A and an autograph session.

“The NBA and basketball is massive throughout Canada and we want to bring and celebrate the game and bring it to fans [in] Montreal,” said Simon Gordon, from NBA Canada.

“All of our fans are able to interact with players and get a taste of the NBA, and help celebrate their fandom.”

Harrison Barnes signs autographs at Fairview Pointe-Claire.

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Crunch, the Minnesota Tinberwolves mascot, was also on hand to take pictures.

There were interactive basketball activities including a demonstration by Wheelchair Basketball Canada, the Samsung skills challenge, Foot Locker three-point contest and more.

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