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NBPA CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF ITS TOP 100 CAMP

  • May 08, 2024

NEW YORK (May 8, 2024) — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that its elite TOP 100 High School Basketball Camp (TOP 100) will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., from June 8-13, 2024. Over the past 30 years, TOP 100 has been a platform for elite high school basketball players to develop their skills on and off the court. Through comprehensive programming, TOP 100 emphasizes character, education, and skill development as the core principles necessary to maximize a player’s potential.

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NBPA STATEMENT ON THE JONTAY PORTER RULING

  • April 17, 2024

Today, the NBA permanently disqualified Jontay Porter for violating league gambling rules. The NBPA exists to protect and support the interests of all 450 NBA players – both as individual players and as a collective. Adherence to league gambling policies is paramount to maintaining the integrity of our athletes and protecting the future of the sport. The NBPA will make sure Jontay has access to the resources he needs during this time, in light of the NBA’s decision. All players, including Jontay, should be afforded appropriate due process and opportunity to answer to any charges brought against them. The NBPA will continue to provide all players with training materials to ensure they understand how to properly navigate the complex sports betting landscape.

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THE THRONE SET TO AIR ON NBA TV AND THE NBA APP

  • March 26, 2024

NEW YORK (March 26, 2024) — Gold Level Sports & Entertainment (GLSE) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) are excited to announce that The Throne, the one-of-a-kind high school basketball national championship event, is set to air on NBA TV and the NBA App.

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Gold Level Sports & Entertainment and the NBPA Renew Partnership for One-of-a-Kind High School Basketball National Championship Event, The Throne

  • February 29, 2024

NEW YORK, NY, February 29, 2024 – Gold Level Sports & Entertainment (GLSE) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) are continuing their partnership to bring back the second edition of their highly successful high school basketball event, The Throne, on March 27-30 at the American Dream entertainment/retail center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. This four-day single elimination bracket tournament gives the top high school teams in the country an opportunity to compete for the highest title, a national championship, with all games airing on national television. New this year, The Throne will also feature a women's tournament with eight of the country's top high school basketball teams.

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HARRISON BARNES REELECTED AS SECRETARY-TREASURER, GARRETT TEMPLE REELECTED AS VICE PRESIDENT TO THE NBPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • February 17, 2024

Indianapolis, IN, February 17, 2024 – The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) held its annual winter meeting of the NBPA Board of Player Representatives earlier today. Harrison Barnes and Garrett Temple were reelected to the NBPA Executive Committee as Secretary-Treasurer and Vice President, respectively. Their 3-year terms will begin effective immediately.

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NBPA, JAKOB POELTL, AND GABE DANON COME TOGETHER TO RELAUNCH ONLINE GUESSING GAME "POELTL"

  • February 08, 2024

NEW YORK, NY, February 8, 2024 - The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), Jakob Poeltl, and Gabe Danon are teaming up to relaunch "Poeltl," a daily online guessing game that tests fans knowledge of their favorite NBPA members. First launched in February 2022 by founder Gabe Danon and named after current NBPA member Jakob Poeltl, Poeltl was inspired by the impact of popular daily online puzzle games and gives users eight (8) attempts to guess a mystery NBA player of the day.

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THE NBPA'S BROTHERHOOD DELI IMMERSIVE RETAIL EXPERIENCE SET TO POP UP IN INDIANAPOLIS DURING ALL-STAR WEEKEND

  • January 31, 2024

New York, NY, January 31, 2024 – The NBPA, through its partnership and innovation engine, THINK450, announced the debut of its NBPA Brotherhood Deli fan pop-up shop at All-Star weekend this year in Indianapolis. Presented by Chase Freedom, the NBPA Brotherhood Deli is an immersive retail experience that will be open to the public from February 16-19 at the Circle Centre Mall on the 2nd floor (units E15-E16). First launched on the concourse of the Thomas & Mack Center in the summer of 2023, the NBPA's Brotherhood Deli pop-up shop gives fans an opportunity to shop and discover brands founded by, invested in, respected, or endorsed by NBPA members.

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World Leading AI-Metaverse Company MeetKai and the NBPA Announce New Partnership, Shares First-Look of New Virtual Experience Exclusively at CES 2024

  • January 09, 2024

Las Vegas, NV, January 9, 2024 - Today, MeetKai, the leading metaverse and conversational AI company, and THINK450, the partnership and innovation engine of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), officially announced their partnership with the unveiling of an exclusive first-look at their upcoming metaverse at CES 2024. Located at the Bellini 2003 Meeting Room at The Venetian Expo, MeetKai and THINK450 will offer attendees a sneak peek and walkthrough of the world set to launch this winter.

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