NBPA “Players Voice Awards” Revealed

NEW YORK, August 18, 2017 – The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced the winners of 2017 Players Voice Awards exclusively via @theNBPA on Twitter today. The Players Voice Awards — solely voted on by NBA Players — recognized Russell Westbrook as the Most Valuable Player.  Westbrook was also named Hardest to Guard and Best Dressed. In addition, players named Vince Carter Most Influential Veteran and gave

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Chris Bosh To Host NBPA “Players Voice Awards”

NEW YORK, August 17, 2017 – The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that 2017 Players Voice Awards will be revealed exclusively via social media tomorrow beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET. The Players Voice Awards are voted on solely by NBA players and feature many unique categories – Best Dressed, Hardest to Guard, Player You Secretly Wish Was on Your Team, Clutch Performer and Best Social Media Follow –

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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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