NBPA in the News

NBPA and Syracuse host 7th annual Sportscaster U. program

Posted July 28, 2014

The NBPA recently teamed up with Syracuse University for its seventh annual Sportscaster U. program, an intensive three-day seminar exclusive to NBA players that helps...

NBPA pledges five-year commitment to support President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative

Posted July 22, 2014

The NBPA, NBA, and NBRPA joined forces to announce their continued support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative Monday morning. NBPA President Chris Paul had the honor of introducing President Obama in front of...

Leadership Development Program prepares NBA players for futures in front offices

Posted July 22, 2014

With the Summer League serving as the backdrop, the NBPA and NBA hosted its first joint Leadership Development Program in Las Vegas from July 11th to July 14th. The program, created by the NBPA four years ago and now merged with...

Oscar Robertson will be honored with the inaugural Curt Flood Game-Changer Award

Posted June 27, 2014

Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson, who served as the President of the NBPA for nine seasons, will accept the inaugural Curt Flood Game-Changer Award from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on July 1st. Robertson was in the midst of his nine-year tenure as President of the NBPA when...

2014 NBPA Top 100 Camp Begins In Charlottesville

Posted June 19, 2014

Celebrating 21 years of developing the nation's most elite high school student-athletes, the NBPA's Top 100 Camp is currently...

San Antonio Spurs win fifth NBA championship

Posted June 19, 2014

After losing to the Miami Heat in devastating fashion in last year’s NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs can celebrate once again. The Spurs successfully completed their dominant season, defeating...

NBPA and Miami Heat debut new youth learning center in Little Haiti

Posted June 19, 2014

Following their disappointing loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, several Miami Heat players took some time out of their schedules to...

Former NBPA President Derek Fisher named new Knicks coach

Posted June 11, 2014

The New York Knicks formally introduced former NBPA President Derek Fisher as their new head coach at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Fisher was hired by his former coach, Phil Jackson, who recently...

Hakeem Olajuwon Named NBA Ambassador to Africa

Posted June 01, 2014

Two-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon has been selected by the NBA to serve as the league's ambassador to Africa. Olajuwon will work closely with the NBA Africa office in Johannesburg, and will...

Shane Battier Voted Teammate of the Year

Posted May 30, 2014

The NBA announced this weekend that Shane Battier is the 2013-14 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year. The award is given to the "ideal teammate" who consistently displays selfless play, leadership on and off the court, and a commitment and dedication to his team. Battier was elected by the league's current players after...