Video: James Young on His Water Outreach in Flint, Tech and eSports Interests, and Boston’s Playoff Prep

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While James Young was raised in metro Detroit, he still embraces his ties to his birthplace of Flint, Mich. That’s why he made two water donations to the city last year, including visiting 23 different homes and delivering nearly 60 cases of water with the American Red Cross. And it’s why he’ll be back this summer working with the disaster relief organization, to aid the


Video: Dewayne Dedmon on His Unique Undrafted-to-Spurs Journey, Fashion and Charity Work

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You’ll rarely hear of a player going from undrafted to a few years later being able to choose between two of the best teams in the NBA: the Spurs and Warriors. That was Dewayne Dedmon’s situation last summer, and he chose to move to San Antonio. Then at the end of January, the journeyman became the full-time starting center for a franchise that’s won 50-plus


Video: C.J. Watson on His Interests in Technology, Its NBA Connection and More

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Growing up among the flashing lights and technologically advanced amenities of Las Vegas, C.J. Watson became enamored with technology at a young age. As an NBA veteran, he’s taken advantage of his bigger platform by getting immersed on Google’s campus last summer, sitting in on meetings, studying how the company builds products and seeing how they hire new employees. Now this year, Watson is starting to write


Video: NBPA All-Star Press Conference


NEW ORLEANS — On Friday at The Ritz-Carlton, the NBPA hosted a media availability to discuss the recently-completed collective bargaining agreement, the future business of the Players Association and other matters involving the players. Representing the NBPA were President Chris Paul, Vice President Anthony Tolliver, Secretary-Treasurer James Jones, Executive Director Michele Roberts and Chief Marketing Officer Jordan Schlachter. Here’s the full press conference:


Video: George Hill on His Fifth Annual Holiday Bash to Support Military Families

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Every December, George Hill hosts an event to honor and support military families who are struggling during the holiday season—inspired with the idea when he played in San Antonio and was surrounded by the city and team’s military culture. On Thursday night, he held his fifth annual holiday bash in Park City, Utah, where the proceeds benefited Wish for Our Heroes to provide basic necessities, including