Among the donors to the multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign that will renovate Butler’s 86-year-old Hinkle Fieldhouse is a four-time NBA championship coach with no discernable ties to the university. But, as Gregg Popovich notes, he forever remains a Hoosier at heart. “I’m an Indiana boy,” said the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, among several[…]
NBA COACHES GIVING BACK
This past Tuesday the Bobcats teamed up with Family Dollar and Wells Fargo to pack 10,000 care kits for our troops serving around the world. Volunteers started showing up at Time Warner Cable® Arena at 5:00 am to unpack the Family Dollar truck filled with more than 140,000 different items to be assembled in our[…]
MIAMI — The State Department says it is teaming with the Miami Heat and coach Erik Spoelstra this week to host 16 players and two coaches from the Philippines, which is still dealing with the aftereffects of the typhoon that struck last fall. Spoelstra’s mother is from the Philippines. He was actively involved in fundraising[…]
During Hoops for St. Jude Week (March 7-14) NBA head coaches Jeff Hornacek and Rick Carlisle took the time to visit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Phoenix Suns coach, Jeff Hornacek, was able to bring some holiday cheer to the kids of St. Jude. During his visit, Coach Hornacek read “Elf on[…]
New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Monty Williams showed St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patients and their families the new Pelicans practice facility in Metairie, Louisiana.