In 2013, Rene was diagnosed with cancer. A few months ago, the Kids Wish Network sent the teen to see his beloved Chicago Bulls play and to meet his idol, Derrick Rose. On the trip, he received an official jersey, signed by DRose, and got to sit court-side and watch his team play! How cool [...]
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NBA superstar Derrick Rose, of the Chicago Bulls, has been moved by the senseless murder of Jonylah Watkins. Watkins, a 6-month old baby girl, was shot 5 times as her father changed her diaper in a vehicle. Even after the carnage, Johnylah fought for her life as the doctors spent 12 hours trying to save [...]
The Indianapolis Pacers announced three unique promotions for the year today. For full details, please see below. (Via the Indiana Pacers) – Indianapolis, IN (October 3, 2012) – The Indiana Pacers have announced three separate unique promo night opportunities for fans to purchase tickets for games for the upcoming season. The Pacers will once again feature [...]
Player: Tyrus Thomas Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats Website: The Tyrus Thomas Website Mission/Info (Via the Website): The Tyrus Thomas Foundation’s mission is to cultivate and improve the Greater Baton Rouge, Charlotte, and Chicago community by implementing programs geared towards youth outreach, enhancing the community through development, and supporting other organizations with similar initiatives [...]
Player: Kyle Korver Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls Website: The Kyle Korver Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The Kyle Korver Foundation began literally on the streets of Philadelphia working with city kids. Meeting with children in the projects north of center city, it became clear that bleak urban statistics are nameless faceless numbers [...]
Player: Jamal Crawford Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers Website: Jamal Crawford Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The mission of the Jamal Crawford Foundation is to provide inner-city children with experiences and activities to strengthen both their minds and bodies leading to well-rounded adults.
Player: Luol Deng Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls Website: The Luol Deng Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The Luol Deng Foundation US (LDF US) in a non-profit organization bringing hope to people by improving lives through the tools of sport and education. We want to use sport and education as vehicles to empower communities, enabling [...]