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)[…]
NBA COACHES GIVING BACK
On December 10th, 2013 Monty Williams of the New Orleans Pelicans helped make the wish of 17-year-old Zevon Franklin of Brooklyn, New York come true. Williams gave the Make-a-Wish recipient a personal tour of the new Pelicans practice facility in Metairie, Louisiana. Zevon will also got to attend the Pelicans match-up with the Detroit Pistons.
On December 9th Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers and Lin Dunn of the Indiana Fever partnered with JAKKS Pacific and the Indiana National Guard to present a record-setting holiday toy donation of more than 30,000 toys.
On December 3rd Utah Jazz Head Coach Tyrone Corbin visited patients at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Corbin has visited this hospital along side his Jazz players since 2011.
Head Coach of the Milwaukee Bucks Larry Drew intereacted with local families while helping distribute Thanksgiving dinner baskets at the House of Peace in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.