SPM 325 - lecture 10

We are so grateful to our longtime partners at the

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Unformatted text preview: the organization. The NBA has since provided sponsorship to Special Olympics basketball tournaments, created public service announcements featuring NBA players, and participated in major Special Olympics events. The NBA's Basketball without Borders program has also featured international clinics for Special Olympics athletes in China, Puerto Rico, Russia, France, Greece, Italy, Brazil, Spain, and Mexico. "We are so grateful to our longtime partners at the NBA, and also to Coca-Cola, for their support of this second annual Special Olympics Unified Sports basketball game," said Peter Wheeler, Special Olympics Chief of Strategic Properties. "To showcase the power of Special Olympics Unified Sports on such a huge global stage like this presents an incredible opportunity for us to increase awareness and educate communities about acceptance and inclusion for all people." NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game roster: WEST: EAST: Nick Van Denburgh, MN Krystle Bailey, NC Ryan Higgins, TX Jose Benitez, Puerto Rico Xue Mao, China Jian Gong, China Massimiliano Priolo, Italy Abigail Johnson, IN Marinela Stefka, TX Michael Reed, NJ Steven Tookes, LA Morne Reyeke, Namibia Dikembe Mutombo Chris Mullin Detlef Schrempf Ron Harper Candice Wiggins Ticha Penicheiro Ruth Riley Nicole Powell About NBA Cares: NBA Cares is the league's social responsibility program th...
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