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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Off-Court Report: Mindaugas Kuzminskas Goes Back to School, James Michael McAdoo Hosts Camp in Kenya and More

Every week, the NBPA will recap a recent collection of NBA players’ off-the-court activities. From camps to community work to personal celebrations and much more, we’ll take a look at what players do in their free time to highlight their interests and achievements in different ways. This week, it’s Mindaugas Kuzminskas continuing his studies, players working on youth basketball camps and going on promotional trips to

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NBPA to Hold First-Ever Youth Summer Basketball Camp

NEW YORK, NY, JUNE 29, 2017 — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) will hold its first youth summer basketball camp from August 7-11 at Baruch College in New York City. The camp will provide boys and girls, ages 10-17, a structured basketball learning experience that encourages team participation and personal development. The inaugural NBPA Youth Summer Basketball Camp will feature guest appearances and instruction from NBA All-Stars

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