The Missing Links for Kids: Gerald Henderson’s Annual Golf Invitational for Underserved Youth

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While at Madison Square Garden last weekend, the NBPA also caught up with Nik Stauskas’ teammate Gerald Henderson, who will be hosting his fourth annual charity golf invitational this summer, teaming up with fellow NBA players and former Duke teammates. For the first time, Henderson will be holding the invitational in his hometown of Philadelphia at Green Valley Country Club, and the July 31 event will






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Soaring Sixer: Nik Stauskas Expands Presence On Air and in Healthcare Outreach

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During All-Star Weekend, players and fans got a chance to see Nik Stauskas’ broadcasting skills on Snapchat and Canada’s The Sports Network. It was his second straight All-Star experience covering the action, after interviewing NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts last year in Toronto. Not only is the 76ers shooting guard growing in the broadcast booth—including through a regular podcast he hosts in Philadelphia—but he also represents his






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Commanding the Court: Gordon Hayward on a Tennis-to-Hoops Career, All-Star and More

Gordon Hayward at last summer's annual "Be Well Utah" health fair hosted by the University of Utah Health Care on the college campus, where residents enjoyed family activities and received complimentary vision, glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

When Gordon Hayward was a talented teenager on two different courts, he thought about dropping basketball to try to play college tennis (his better sport at the time). But then he grew to 6’8″ before graduating high school, and the rest is history. Now, seven years since being drafted, the small forward is a first-time All-Star and the first Jazz player to receive that honor in






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Derrick Jones Jr. on Topping Last Year’s Epic All-Star Dunk Contest: ‘Oh Yeah, For Sure’

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Derrick Jones Jr., an undrafted rookie with the Suns, has spent most of the season in the D-League and has played a total of 24 minutes in the NBA. In just one night this weekend in New Orleans, not only will Jones Jr. receive more than 24 minutes of court time, but also his appearance will be aired around the world. On Saturday night, he’s one






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The Styles of Swaggy P: Nick Young’s Clothing Line, Celebrations in Games and Career Resurgence

Nick Young at Lakers media day this season. (Photo by Aaron Poole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nick Young is having the season of his life. Not only is he a full-time starter for the first time in five seasons, but he also has his highest scoring average in three seasons (14.8 points per game), while shooting a career-high 47.1 percent from the field. And the Lakers are only a few games out of the playoff hunt, thanks in large part to his






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