NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

9th Annual Hoops for St. Jude Week Tips off in the NBA

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Results like theirs take teamwork. That’s why St. Jude joined forces with the NBA in 2009 to create Hoops for St. Jude- an annual, season-long campaign that unites the entire NBA Community in supporting[...]

Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson to help coach Basketball Without Borders

The third annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp will be Feb. 17-19 at the New Orleans Pelicans’ practice facility as part of NBA All-Star 2017. Among the coaches will be the Pelicans’ Cheick Diallo; Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson; the Knicks’ Justin Holiday, brother of the Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday; and the Bucks’ Thon Maker, who[...]

Nancy Lieberman’s 6th Annual “Dream Ball” set for February 20th

Expectations create challenges. When people anticipate you’ll deliver something, you kind of have to do it. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman made a career out of going beyond the norm, from making an Olympic team as a high schooler to playing in men’s leagues to coaching in the NBA. When she started a charity, she wanted[...]

Gregg Popovich gives Craig Sager’s son the tie he wore to his fathers funeral

Gregg Popovich attended Sager’s funeral wearing a paisley tie that the late sideline reporter surely would have approved of – after all he was known for his colorful outfits. Then, when he coached his team later that night, he wore the tie as well. He gave it to the younger Sager on Sunday – who later wrote[...]

Fred Hoiberg and Chicago Bulls Make Teen’s Dream a Reality

Former Iowa State Cyclone player and head coach Fred Hoiberg is making dreams come true at his new job. Hoiberg is now the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, and he signed on a new player this week–one who’s a little shorter than the others on the team. “Today we’d like to announce the newest[...]