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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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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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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