NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders Donates to Assist the Twin Cities Community

(Photo from David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images via nba.com) Great work by Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders and his wife, Hayley, for donating and partnering with MATTER and Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities to support the Twin Cities community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saunders’ donation will provide 10,000 healthy MATTERbox snack packs[…]

Represent Justice Campaign

In December 2019, the REPRESENT JUSTICE Campaign tipped off a series of basketball games at correctional facilities across the country between incarcerated individuals and NBA Coaches, with Players serving as honorary coaches. The first games to take place were the Sacramento Kings (December 12, 2019) and Milwaukee Bucks (December 18, 2019), with more activations with[…]

Atlanta Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce and his connection to Dr. King’s Legacy

Great article by J.R. Gamble of The Shadow League on Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce’s connection to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, the Georgia Innocence Project and more. Check out the full article at: https://theshadowleague.com/atlanta-hawks-coach-lloyd-pierce-is-the-embodiment-of-dr-kings-legacy/

Lloyd Pierce and the Atlanta Hawks Partner with the Georgia Innocence Project

Head Coach Lloyd Pierce and the Atlanta Hawks recently announced a partnership with the Georgia Innocence Project (GIP) to produce co-branded merchandise, to raise awareness, and to help prevent wrongful convictions. At the Hawks game on November 20, 2019, Coach Pierce spoke to the fans in attendance about the imprisonment of innocent people in Georgia[…]