NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

Coach Stan Van Gundy’s Meaningful and Impactful Time Teaching Inside a Florida Prison

Great work by Joe Vardon of The Athletic in capturing New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Stan Van Gundy’s time spent teaching a Sports in Society class at Tomoka Correctional Institution in Miami Dade County, Florida. Throughout his time teaching in this prison, Coach Van Gundy became fully engaged with many inmates and their stories; Coach[…]

Coach Popovich Encourages COVID-19 Vaccine

Great work by NBA Cares in covering San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich’s COVID-19 vaccination process. Coach Popovich speaks to the importance of keeping yourself and others around you safe by continuing to wear masks as well as getting the COVID-19 vaccine upon its availability – to learn more please visit cdc.gov. Click here[…]

Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins to Continue Assists for Education Program

Great work by grizzlies.com in covering Memphis Grizzlies’ Head Coach Taylor Jenkins’ continuation of his ‘Coach Jenkins Assists for Education Program’ for the 2020-2021 season. With hopes to provide everyday necessities to students in the greater Memphis area, Coach Jenkins pledged to donate $10 for every assist the Grizzlies record this season. Coach states, “I[…]

Coach Budenholzer’s Assists for Hunger Initiative Returns for Third Consecutive Season

Great work by nba.com in covering Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer’s partnership with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. With hopes to raise awareness and tackle hunger across the state, Coach Budenholzer pledged, for the third consecutive season, to donate $15 for every assist the Bucks record in the 2020-21 season. Coach states, “We are proud[…]