NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

NBA COACHES GIVING BACK

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[…]

Coach Dwane Casey and Detroit Pistons Partner With Detroit Police Department

Great work by the Detroit Pistons Community Relations team in covering the Pistons Coaches and Players work in partnering with the Detroit Police Department to launch the Advancing African American Teens Mentoring Program. Through this partnership, Detroit Pistons Coaches and Players look to establish stronger relationships within the community and to encourage courageous conversations, ultimately[…]

Atlanta Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce on Activism and Admiration of MLK

Great work by Shaun Powell of nba.com in covering a Q&A session with Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce – Coach Pierce answers various questions regarding the history of black leaders in Atlanta, the impact of this January’s Georgia runoff, as well as the importance of togetherness and unity. Engaging in these stimulating conversations along[…]

Coaches Doc Rivers and Lloyd Pierce Continue Fight For Change With New Coalition

Great work by Brian Seltzer of sixers.com in highlighting the amazing work of the two NBA Coaches on the National Basketball Social Justice Coalition, Philadelphia 76ers’ Doc Rivers and Atlanta Hawks’ Lloyd Pierce. Both Coaches have garnered much respect from peers especially in the social justice realm – Rick Carlisle, President of the NBA Coaches[…]