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 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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Chris Paul Re-elected as NBPA President, Garrett Temple Elected to Serve as VP on the Executive Committee

NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 — During the annual summer meeting of the Board of NBA Player Representatives, nine-time All-Star Chris Paul was re-elected to a new term as President of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). “I’m humbled that my fellow players have voted to have me continue as President of the NBPA,” said Paul. “We’ve accomplished a lot these past few years, most

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NBPA Statement on BC Lietuvos Rytas’ President Gedvydas Vainauskas’ Recent Comments

The NBPA released the following statement regarding the recent comments by BC Lietuvos Rytas’ President Gedvydas Vainauskas: NEW YORK, NY, June 20, 2017 — “The comments made by BC Lietuvos Rytas’ President Gedvydas Vainauskas on Friday are as stupid as they are offensive. Basketball is an institution that unites people around the world and it saddens us to see it tarnished by such racism. Unfortunately, this serves as a

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