NBPA Legal Assistant

ABOUT THE NBPA: The National Basketball Players Association (the “NBPA”) is the union for current professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association. Established in 1954, the NBPA’s mission is to ensure that the rights of NBA players are protected and that every conceivable measure is taken to assist players in maximizing their opportunities and achieving their goals, both on and off the court. Whether

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NBPA ACADEMIC ADVISOR/CAREER ADVISOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Director of the Career Development Program for the NBPA/NBA Joint Labor-Management Cooperation and Education Trust. This program provides NBA players with the essential skills, education and resources to achieve success in their off-the-court careers, both now and in the future. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide educational and career guidance and assistance for players Assist players in their growth and development by constructing educational



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NBPA Hosts First-Ever International Business Academy in Milan

At the end of June, 10 NBA players traveled to Milan, Italy, for the NBPA’s newly developed International Business Academy. In partnership with the SDA Bocconi School of Management, the NBPA created the three-day program, which lasted from June 26-28, to help players focus on branding in the global economy. The program was led by SDA Bocconi professors Dino Ruta, a professor of human resources



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Dwight Howard Ensures Safety and Hygiene for African Girls, Empowers Atlanta Youth

For many girls living in the developing world, one of life’s most natural occurrences leads to shame, suffering and absence from school for up to five days per month. Menstruation, a monthly occurrence for more than 300 million women and girls around the world, presents a huge challenge in places like Tanzania, where sanitary products are mostly available to women and girls of privilege. Those who



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Dirk the DH: Dirk Nowitzki Hosts Annual Celebrity Baseball Game in Dallas

This past week, Dirk Nowitzki became likely the tallest player on any pro baseball field in the U.S., when he hosted the Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game in front of a 10,000-plus, sold-out crowd at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The event has been going on for 16 years, and the Mavericks star has been taking the lead on it for the past six. “It’s been



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