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NBA BOARD OF GOVERNORS LAUNCH FIRST-EVER NBA FOUNDATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NBPA TO SUPPORT BLACK COMMUNITIES AND DRIVE GENERATIONAL CHANGE

  • August 05, 2020

– NBA Foundation to Contribute $300 Million Towards Economic Empowerment – NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2020 – The NBA Board of Governors announced today that it will contribute $300 million in initial funding to establish the first-ever NBA Foundation dedicated to creating greater economic empowerment in the Black community. The Foundation is being launched in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association.

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G League Players Unionize with Assist from the NBPA

  • July 21, 2020

NEW YORK, NY, July 21, 2020 – With the assistance and support of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), G League players have organized and formed their own union, temporarily named the Basketball Players Union (BPU). Approximately 80 percent (80%) of G League players voted to authorize the BPU to serve as their collective bargaining representative. Further, the NBA G League agreed to voluntarily recognize the BPU as the players’ representative.

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NBA AND NBPA ANNOUNCE COVID-19 TEST RESULTS - July 13

  • July 13, 2020

NEW YORK, July 13, 2020 – Of the 322 players tested for COVID-19 since arriving on the NBA Campus July 7, two have returned confirmed positive tests while in quarantine. Those players never cleared quarantine and have since left the Campus to isolate at home or in isolation housing.

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NBPA x Famer

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Famer, the sports coaching and mentorship mobile platform, which will allow professional players, pro skills trainers and grassroots coaches to create and share custom personal training videos and communicate with kids for free.

The new NBPA channel on Famer will feature basketball skills training as well as strength and conditioning workouts and mental performance tips giving athletes the opportunity to learn from and train with the best players and trainers in the world.

Now you can Train with Us from anywhere at The NBPA Training Ground.

HOW TO GET STARTED

Step 1: Download the Famer app to your mobile phone

Step 2: Create your player card and tap on the "Club" icon

Step 3: Select NBPA Training Ground Presented By Spalding

Step 4: Finish creating your player card and select "Famer Play"

Step 5: Select "Begin Training" then begin Training With Us!

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The NBPA celebrates 65 years protecting and supporting the rights and talents of its players.
Learn more about how the union came to be through an interactive historical timeline.

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