Sixers practice for troops at McGuire Air Force Base

JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. — Some of our country’s bravest men and women gathered to watch the Sixers practice at the McGuire Air Force Base fitness center on Tuesday. The Sixers have launched a new Stars & Stripes program honoring members of the military. Friday night is Military Appreciation Night at the Wells Fargo Center when the[…]

Pacers Host Soldiers from “Wish for Our Heroes”

On Monday, Nov. 3 the Pacers partnered with “Wish for Our Heroes” to host 50 military service men/women at a team practice and serve them lunch in the Locker Room Restaurant at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The afternoon’s events kicked off “Hoops for Troops” Week, part of a year-round initiative led by the NBA, its players[…]

Stacy Goldberg Named Official Nutritionist of The NBA Coaches Association

The NBA Coaches Association welcomes the services of Ms. Stacy Goldberg (MPH, RN, BSN), a nutrition and healthy lifestyle professional that will be working directly with the members the NBA Coaches Association. A self-proclaimed “healthy & allergy free food product fanatic” and nutritional consultant, Stacy recognizes the importance of managing a “free from lifestyle” in[…]

Randy Wittman and Wizards players volunteer at the Capital Area Food Bank

WIZARDS PLAYERS & MILITARY PERSONNEL VOLUNTEERED AT THE CAPITAL AREA FOOD BANK As part of NBA Cares and the league’s commitment to service, Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman, players Dejuan Blair, Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Kris Humphries, Glen Rice, Garrett Temple and Martell Webster were joined on Friday, Oct. 24, by General Larry Spencer, Vice Chief of Staff of the United[…]

Legacy Shaped in Northwest Takes Hold in Brooklyn

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — When the end was near, when Lionel Hollins could no longer continue a decades-long tradition of talking basketball with Jack Ramsay, he still made calls to him, the old coach in South Florida. A friend of Ramsay’s would answer and ask Hollins to record a message. In the last one, a[…]