Let's hear it for the girls

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 04 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 04 August, 2005, 12:00am

Cheerleaders for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team pose on an open-top double-decker bus to promote their appearance at Saturday's celebrity basketball match at the convention centre.

The Laker Girls squad - (left to right) Charlene Bittinger, Shelby Rabara, Shea Forbes, Nicole Irving, Nancy Karr and Crystal Childress - dazzles at the Lakers' stadium with their energetic dance routines.

The girls will perform at the NBA Celebrity Jam with local celebrities including Daniel Wu Yin-cho and Jaycee Fong Cho-ming.

The NBA's Rookie of the Year, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers - dubbed the newest sensation in NBA - will also be in town on Saturday to watch a match in Nike's All Hong Kong Youth Basketball League.