Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins: From Becoming Brothers to National Champions to Draft Prospects

After Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins first met in 2004 at an AAU tournament in Florida, Jenkins’ mother, Felicia, admired the discipline of Britt Jr.’s winning team, coached by his father, Nate Sr. Jenkins had been struggling in school, didn’t have the right influence around him and his sister, Kori, was sick (she passed away after 11 months). Felicia and her husband, Kelvin, felt overwhelmed






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Sportscaster U. Attendees Address On-Air Pursuits, Summer Plans and Life Post-Hoops

This week, current players Langston Galloway, Danny Green, Gerald Henderson, Steve Novak and Willie Reed, and former players Earl Barron and Loren Woods went through the NBPA’s 10th annual Sportscaster U. broadcasting program. For some, like Galloway and Green, their on-air interests started in college when they majored in communications, or media and broadcast journalism, like Reed. Others, like Barron and Woods, became intrigued in the






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On Court to On Air: How NBA Players Become Broadcasters at Sportscaster U., Now in Its 10th Year

As Cavaliers and Warriors players undertake their most extensive assignment of the season out west, out east in Syracuse, N.Y., seven current and former NBA players are underway in their own comprehensive environment—but it’s not on the court. Current players Langston Galloway, Danny Green, Gerald Henderson, Steve Novak and Willie Reed, and former players Earl Barron and Loren Woods are embarking on their first-ever professional training ground in on-air broadcasting






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From the Court to the Canvas: Inside Courtney Lee’s Unique Art Tour in NYC

“Sheez.” That was Courtney Lee’s reaction when Gardy St. Fleur, an art advisor to pro athletes, told him that a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat could sell for $65 million on May 18 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction. That would break the current record for a Basquiat at $54 million. Sitting in the middle row of a black Chevrolet Suburban driving through New York City, Lee






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Inside Lance Thomas’ Deep-Sea Fishing World: ‘It’s My Happy Place’

Getting whooped, back breaking, legs and fingers cramping up—those were the feelings Lance Thomas had standing up in a boat about 15 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. He was fighting something big on his fishing rod. He just didn’t know how big. It was the summer of 2013, after Thomas’ second NBA season and second with the Hornets, when






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