Atlanta Hawks President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer announced today plans to partner with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and launch an Assists for Hunger Program during the 2016-17 season. Budenholzer has pledged to donate $15 for every assist the Hawks record during the regular season this season with a final minimum contribution of[...]
NBA COACHES GIVING BACK
Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale purchases 500 tickets to be given away for Wednesday’s Season Opener
Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale has purchased 500 tickets to Wednesday’s Season Opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves and will distribute them to fans tomorrow after practice at approximately 1 p.m. in the FedExForum Grand Lobby. Fizdale purchased the tickets as a thank you to Grizz Nation for their overwhelming support since he arrived in Memphis.
Brett Brown is the son of a coach. He played at Boston University for future two-time NCAA champion Rick Pitino. Before his time started as Sixers’ coach in 2013, the Maine native assisted Spurs’ boss Gregg Popovich, who’s won five titles in San Antonio. He lives for the profession and the lessons that come with it. “I enjoy[...]
Scott Brooks is back doing what he loves again, coaching the NBA’s Washington Wizards. The former UCI basketball star was the head coach at Oklahoma City from 2008-15, and led the Thunder to four Northwest Division titles and the NBA finals in 2012. Brooks has remained true to his Alma mater at UCI, lending his[...]
The Milwaukee Bucks and their community partners at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network teamed up with the American Cancer Society to host a one-of-a-kind fundraising experience at the team’s inaugural “Shoot Down Cancer” event. Bucks fans of all ages came out to join Head Coach Jason Kidd on the BMO Harris[...]