Video: Clippers, Lakers Players Share Insights on Their Main Off-Court and Community Initiatives


This week in Los Angeles, the NBPA caught up with several Clippers and Lakers players to discuss their main community projects and off-the-court interests.   CLIPPERS .@paulpierce34 discusses his values of leadership, being a helpful voice from the sideline and rubbing off his clutch gene on the guys. — NBPA (@TheNBPA) November 22, 2016 .@JCrossover on the impact of his Seattle Pro-Am, how it’s


Video: Wayne Ellington’s Peace Games in Response to Dad’s Death from Gun Violence

Wayne Ellington (middle, in black), along with his mother, Elaine, former high school teammate and NBA player Gerald Henderson and some Philadelphia leaders, at his inaugural Peace Games event in the city, where he had the players sign pledges to stop gun violence. (NBPA)

On Nov. 9, 2014, Wayne Ellington’s father, Wayne Sr., was shot and killed in his hometown of Philadelphia. Last month, Wayne Jr. hosted his first-ever Peace Games in Philly in response to his father’s death from gun violence, a bigger topic of conversation across the country through recent events and the presidential election. During his time back home, the NBPA was granted exclusive access with the


Video: Style Visionary Kelly Oubre Jr. Takes the NBPA Inside New York Fashion Week

Kelly Oubre Jr. and Stirling Barrett, the founder of KREWE du optic eyewear, during NY Fashion Week in September. (NBPA)

Kelly Oubre Jr., who has his own brand Dope Soul and wants to expand it one day following in the line of his lifestyle idols Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, took the NBPA inside New York Fashion Week earlier this month. The Wizards forward, who’s taking a unique serious interest in the space at only 20 years old, shared his thoughts on attending NY fashion week for the


Inside the NBPA’s Rookie Transition Program at the Players’ Union’s New Headquarters

NBPA President Chris Paul addresses the new faces at the Rookie Transition Program last month at the players' union's new headquarters. (Photo by Davide De Pas Pictures)

Last month, the NBA rookies got their first glimpse of the new NBPA headquarters during the annual Rookie Transition Program. Around 80 players visited the new office in midtown Manhattan, which covers 47,000 square feet over two floors. It’s the only location in Manhattan that resembles an NBA training center. The rookies got a tour of the gym, locker room, soon-to-be-completed basketball court and hydroworks area (hot/cold


Video: NBPA 2016 Tech Summit Recap

(Photo by Hana Asano)

This summer, the NBPA hosted its first-ever Technology Summit in San Francisco, where players (including MVP Stephen Curry and players’ union VP Andre Iguodala) sat in on presentations with executives of major media and technology companies; went on site visits to several venture capital firms and virtual reality startups in Silicon Valley; and participated in workshops designed to identify opportunities to pursue during and after their NBA