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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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 theย 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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NBPA Top 100 Camp Recap

This past week, the NBPA hosted its 24th annual Top 100 Camp for the best high schooler players in the country, including sons of former NBA players (like Greg Anthony’s, Bobby Simmons’ and Rod Strickland’s), and seven internationally from Angola, Argentina, Lithuania, Nigeria, Republic of Georgia and Serbia. What really separates the camp is it features a unique convergence of NBA players and top high

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