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Congratulations to Rudy Tomjanovich on Being Permanently Enshrined Into the 2020 Class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, MA (April 4, 2020) – Today on ESPN, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the nine honorees in the Class of 2020 presented by Fifty-Five South Ventures. The Class of 2020 will be enshrined in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Basketball, on Saturday, August 29, 2020. As previously announced, in light of[…]

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders Donates to Assist the Twin Cities Community

(Photo from David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images via nba.com) Great work by Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders and his wife, Hayley, for donating and partnering with MATTER and Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities to support the Twin Cities community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saunders’ donation will provide 10,000 healthy MATTERbox snack packs[…]

Basketball Can Wait: How NBA Coaches are Navigating an Unprecedented Season

(Photo via espn.com)   Great article by Jackie MacMullan of ESPN on how NBA Coaches are navigating an unprecedented season and NBA hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   NBA Coaches are rooting in habit. From October 16 to mid-June, they know exactly what city they will be in, exactly what time they will arrive[…]

Mike D’Antoni Donates $100K to Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund

Great work by Houston Rockets Head Coach Mike D’Antoni and his wife, Laurel, for donating $100,000 to the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund and encouraging the community to band together in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Full article at: https://www.si.com/nba/rockets/news/mike-dantoni-donates-houston-coronavirus-recovery-fund

Special COVID-19 Message from Miami Heat Head Coach and NBCA Vice President Erik Spoelstra

A special message from NBA Coaches Association Vice President and Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra on fighting COVID-19 by staying clean and hygienic and staying home if possible. On behalf of the NBA Coaches, we want to thank all of the hardworking health professionals on the front line of this battle #NBATogether Link: https://www.nba.com/heat/video-coach-spo-psa-032520