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National Basketball Association

(NBA) US professional body formed in 1949 by the merger of the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Basketball Association of America (BAA).
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Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.
Through NBA Cares, the league and its teams and players have donated more than $242 million to charity, completed more than 3 million hours of hands-on community service, and created more than 915 places where kids and families can live, learn, or play.
And the bank has worked with the NBA on financial literacy programs through NBA Cares.
com)-- The Gateway Family YMCA has received new basketballs, thanks to a donation from NBA Cares, DICK's Sporting Goods and Spalding[R].
Speaking to The Associated Press on Friday at an NBA Cares event, Silver said he's thrilled that the league's attention can be on the championship series between the Heat and Spurs -- and not, as it was for so much of the postseason, on the off-the-court matters involving the banishment of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and now the looming sale of that franchise.
subsidiary, BBVA Compass--will be working with NBA Cares on the initiative "TEAM.
date at Staples Center, where the Clippers will later play Israel's Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv team as part of the NBA Cares program.
Speaking in London at the launch of an NBA Cares initiative Stern stood at the back of a newly unveiled basketball court in an area of London overdue some good will.
Pau has stopped by to visit with patients, distributed tickets to the NBA All-Star Jam Session, facilitated a donation of new technology to our pharmacy from Grifols (a company based in his native city of Barcelona) and, most recently, presented a check for $25,000 from the NBA Cares Foundation.
The Celtics, NBA Cares and UNICEF are combining to help the relief efforts in Haiti after Monday's earthquake.
Footage from some of the hundreds of NBA Cares events, featuring current and former NBA players working in communities around the world will be thread into the performance.
NBA Cares works with internationally recognized youth-serving programs that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes, including: KaBOOM