Rick Carlisle’s higher calling

When Dallas Maverick’s head coach Rick Carlisle was looking for an activity to start up in the off season he decided on something both practical and challenging: aviation. “It’s ongoing,” says Carlisle, who often sits in one of the jump seats of the cockpit of the Mavs’ 757 during team flights. “I don’t think I’m[…]

Brad Stevens speaks at Big Brothers Big Sisters event

Former Butler basketball coach and current Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens was the keynote speaker at an annual Big Brothers Big Sisters event in Indianapolis Thursday Night. Stevens addressed about 1000 business and community leaders. Story and Video here: Brad Stevens speaks at Big Brothers Big Sisters event

Congratulations to Brad Stevens for earning Alumni honors at Depauw University

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and 1999 graduate of DePauw University received DePauw’s Young Alumni Award this week.  University President Brian W. Casey stated, “I would like to think that we’re giving you this award not for your wins and losses, but for who you are as a person.” Read the full article here: Boston Celtics[…]

Hollins’ Africa trip a ‘life-changing experience’

Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins always appreciates the time he gets to spend in Africa motivating and encouraging the locals. It’s part of the reason he keeps coming back. This week, Hollins made his fifth trip to the continent as part of the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program. He will coach Team World in an[…]

Celtics’ Brad Stevens soaking in Africa experience

Celtics coach Brad Stevens is among a large NBA contingent in Johannesburg this week, as the league expands its global footprint with its first game on African soil. But for Stevens, the opportunity is much less about branding than it is about having an impact and soaking up an unfamiliar culture. “When you’re touring the[…]