NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

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[...]

Grizzlies coaches host clinic to tip-off Memphis PAL Program

Building a broad, effective organization will take months of planning and Fizdale didn’t want to wait that long to get started. The compromise was to start right away with a basketball mentor program while simultaneously working on the bigger vision.. For Fizdale the Grizzlies’ Community Engagement team and local organizations, Friday’s coaching clinic served as[...]

Coach Fizdale distributes holiday baskets at Green Leaf Learning Farm

On November 19, Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale distributed 100 holiday baskets at Green Leaf Learning Farm, to families living in the surrounding South Memphis neighborhood. The holiday baskets were packaged with fresh produce, grown locally at the Green Leaf Learning Farm, and harvested by volunteers and community members. The fresh produce was paired with traditional[...]

Curry, Kerr dedicate win over Indiana to young leukemia patient

During the Warriors’ 120-83 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night, Stephen Curry wore a black “BrodyStrong” bracelet. The bracelet was a reminder of Brody Stevens, a 7-year-old leukemia patient, and die-hard Warriors fan, that Curry met with at Riley Children’s Health in Indianapolis last weekend. Head coach Steve Kerr joined Curry for Sunday’s[...]

Hornets associate head coach designs shoes to support breast cancer awareness

You can’t miss Patrick Ewing on the Hornets practice court and not just because he’s a hall of famer with over 24,000 career points. Breast cancer hits home for Hornets assistant coach Patrick Ewing, whose two older sisters were diagnosed with the disease. One of his sisters, Pauline, passed away. During the month of October, he’s[...]