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Player Programs Department

"Shaping the Future"

The National Basketball Player Association’s (NBPA) Player Programs Department has been a part of NBA player's journeys since 1993. Player Program's mission is to help players address a wide variety of issues that may arise during their careers.  

Player Programs offers a unique mix of programming and resources designed to Educate, Protect, and Inspire players to take action. Through this unique mix of programming, current players gain knowledge from experts & retired players; they gain experience from collaborating and observing their peers while prospects benefit from all those that have come before them.  

Listed below are the programs we administer and services we provide year-round. 

  • Team Awareness Meetings (TAMS)
  • Financial Literacy Program
  • Pre-Draft Combine Education
  • Top 100 High School Camp
  • Coaching Program
  • Parent Program
  • Leadership Program
  • NBPA/HBCU Top 50 Camp
  • Player Connect

The NBPA is committed to creating and investing in programs that support future, current, and former NBA players. We provide them with resources and support to help them manage their careers and to transition to life after basketball.

LEADERSHIP

PURVIS SHORT

PURVIS SHORT

CHIEF OF PLAYER PROGRAMS
PLAYED 12 YEARS IN THE NBA
PURVIS.SHORT@NBPA.COM
ROY HINSON

ROY HINSON

SENIOR REGIONAL DIRECTOR
PLAYED 10 YEARS IN THE NBA
ROY.HINSON@NBPA.COM
TIM MCCORMICK

TIM MCCORMICK

SENIOR REGIONAL DIRECTOR
PLAYED 10 YEARS IN THE NBA
TIM.MCCORMICK@NBPA.COM
DAMIEN WILKINS

DAMIEN WILKINS

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
PLAYED 10 YEARS IN THE NBA
DAMIEN.WILKINS@NBPA.COM
LUPERCIA TEN

LUPERCIA TEN

ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF PLAYER PROGRAMS
21 YEARS AT THE NBPA
LUPERCIA.TEN@NBPA.COM
KEVIN CARTER

KEVIN CARTER

SPECIALIST
6 YEARS AT THE NBPA
KEVIN.CARTER@NBPA.COM

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