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






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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






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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






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Video: Omri Casspi and NBPA Foundation Host Israeli Cultural Tour

(Photo by Shir Hassin)

Earlier this month, the NBPA Foundation teamed up with Omri Casspi in a mission to bring NBA and WNBA players, as well as other celebrities, to experience Omri’s homeland and give back to local Israeli communities. Here’s our video feature inside the trip:






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Video: Bucks Rookie Thon Maker’s Journey from the Top 100 Camp to the NBA

(Photo by Davide De Pas Pictures)

Thon Maker was a unique three-time participant at the NBPA’s Top 100 Camp, where he became one of the best high school players in the country. His NBA dream became a reality last month when he was a lottery pick, and his brother, Matur, a fellow Top 100 camper, was there to support him at the Barclays Center. Here’s our video feature on the Bucks






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