NBPA Statement on the Passing of Gene Conley

The NBPA released the following statement on the passing of Gene Conley: NEW YORK, JULY 6, 2017 — “As unique of an athlete as he was, Gene Conley was even more special as a player advocate. He was a leader in the battle to belatedly bring our pioneer players into the NBA pension plan, and so many of our legends have him to thank for adding a measure

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Prospect Profiles: Bam Adebayo, OG Anunoby, John Collins, Zach Collins, Josh Jackson, T.J. Leaf, Dennis Smith Jr.

On Wednesday afternoon, the day before the big night, the Grand Hyatt New York was the hub for basketball, as players, fans and media crowded the hotel for pre-NBA draft activities. The rookies met with their business reps and visited different suites in the hotel to meet with their stylists and designers (such as Jhoanna Alba), pick out jewelry for the draft from Jason of Beverly Hills and

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Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins: From Becoming Brothers to National Champions to Draft Prospects

After Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins first met in 2004 at an AAU tournament in Florida, Jenkins’ mother, Felicia, admired the discipline of Britt Jr.’s winning team, coached by his father, Nate Sr. Jenkins had been struggling in school, didn’t have the right influence around him and his sister, Kori, was sick (she passed away after 11 months). Felicia and her husband, Kelvin, felt overwhelmed

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