Coach Rick Carlisle is in the Fight for Racial Justice for the Long Haul

Great work by the Dallas Morning News Editorial in conveying Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle’s commitment to making meaningful and impactful change for racial justice in the Dallas community – for this long-lasting effort, Coach Carlisle is a finalist for the ‘2020 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year.’ In the aftermath of George[…]

Coach Gregg Popovich’s Impact Goes Beyond Basketball

Great work by Kiko Martinez of San Antonio Magazine in illustrating the unwavering impact San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich has had in the greater San Antonio community over his illustrious career. There is no denying Coach’s on-the-court success, but what sets him apart from most, are his efforts off-the-court. Coach Popovich’s charitable work[…]

Coach Nate Bjorkgren Helps Tip-off Season of Giving

Great work by Matt Kryger of in illustrating Indiana Pacers Head Coach Nate Bjorkgren’s efforts to help jumpstart the Pacers Sports & Entertainment annual Season of Giving. As the pandemic has impacted so many across the world and in the Indianapolis community, Coach Bjorkgren understands how important it is to give back to those[…]

NBA Teams, Coaches, and Players Promote Non-Partisan Civic Engagement

The NBA family is committed to taking leaguewide action in support of non-partisan efforts to expand voting access and encourage civic engagement. Great work by the NBA Coaches, Teams, and Players supporting non-partisan voter registration, transforming21 of the Team’s arenas and facilities into vote centers and encouraging fans to serve as poll workers. League-wide, many[…]

The Importance of Voting

Members of the NBCA share their thoughts on the importance of voting. With election season around the corner, the NBA family has partnered with BET, the National Urban League, and several other leading civil rights organizations to hold the first-ever National Black Voting Day on Sept. 18, 2020, to inform, empower and mobilize Black Americans’[…]