The scene unfolding inside St Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis Sunday was quite unusual as a dozen tall men wearing beads sat hunched over small craft tables, stickers and glue sticks in hand, helping young patients decorate Mardi Gras masks in honor of Carnival Season. Coaches and players from the New Orleans Pelicans continued the[…]
NBA COACHES GIVING BACK
On January 8th, 2014 Denver Nuggets Head Coach Brian Shaw talked to third graders from Bromwell Elementary about making healthy snack choices at True Food Kitchen in Denver, Colorado.
BOSTON — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens and players Courtney Lee, Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, Kris Humphries, Keith Bogans, and Kelly Olynyk visited Boston Children’s Hospital on Thursday to spread holiday cheer to patients during the team’s offday. The players interacted with patients, worked on Christmas crafts, and ripped through a medley of holiday hits[…]
The National Basketball Coaches Association, team general managers, NBA Athletic Trainers Association, and the National Basketball Association is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to bring the Coaches for Kids program to Club members. Through the program, NBA coaches, assistant coaches, GMs and athletic trainers will contribute to the Coaches for Kids program,[…]
As the executive director for the New Orleans Mission, David Bottner sees Monty Williams as a familiar face not because Williams is the head coach of the city’s NBA team. No, Williams is well-known to Bottner due to the regular visits Williams makes to the Mission, a homeless shelter in Central City. “Before the (NBA)[…]