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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Animated NBA All Stars at Grand Plaza

Wanna meet animated STAR basketball players? Go check out the Grand Plaza on Nathan Road in Mong Kok!

NBA All Stars at Grand Plaza, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

Star players from NBA including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming appeared as cute animated figures. Of course, how can a hall-of-fame complete without the amazing trio from Chicago Bulls golden era? Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman also awaits photo opportunities with you.

Animated Michael Jordan

Animated Scottie Pippen

Animated Dennis Rodman

In Hong Kong, such cute animated figures are often referred to as "Q-version", where Q is the Hong Kong way of pronouncing cute. For some strange reasons, this exhibition made all these star players into very short and fat individual. Their team names also turned from Bulls, Rockets, Lakers and Heat into Fatties, Pockets, Cakers and Eat. It certainly owe its guest an explanation.

Animated Yao Ming

Animated LeBron James

Animated Kobe Bryant

In addition to animated figures, there are plenty of NBA related collectables on display. Basketball jersey, basketball cards, photo and action figures are scattered in display boxes inside the shopping mall. Although it is named "All Stars", most of the exhibits on display were associated to Michael Jordan. This is not surprising as MJ was, is and will be an iconic figure of NBA and basketball!

Air Jordan ~ ~ ~