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NBA Experience Grand Opening is a Slam Dunk at Walt DIsney World Resort

It was a championship-worthy celebration Monday morning at Disney Springs for the grand opening of NBA Experience. Amid cheering fans and celebrity guests, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger unveiled the first-of-its-kind destination, joined onstage by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and several current and former NBA and WNBA players.   “NBA Experience lets everybody who […]

Hofstra’s Men’s Basketball Justin Wright-Foreman Drafted By The Utah Jazz

Hofstra University senior guard Justin Wright-Foreman took another step in his incredible journey as he was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 53rd pick (second round) in the 2019 National Basketball Association draft, held on Thursday evening at the Barclays Center. Wright-Foreman is the 12th player in program history to be taken in the NBA draft. […]

AT&T and NBA Announce New Partnership to begin at NBA All-Star 2019

 AT&T and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a multiyear official marketing partnership that will enable two of the world’s leading brands to create enhanced experiences for basketball fans across the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA G League, NBA 2K League and USA Basketball.  This new agreement will tip off next week […]

EA Sports Introduces Ability to Create Female Players in NBA Live ’19

EA SPORTS™ on July 27 revealed that, for the first time in a basketball video game, fans will be able to create female players in NBA LIVE 19. The inclusion of female players is an important step toward leveling the playing field, providing gamers increased opportunities to express their unique individuality and create a reflection […]

St. John’s Dribble for the Cure Set for Sept. 22

Led by head coaches Chris Mullin and Joe Tartamella, the St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball programs will again partner with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) to host the eighth-annual St. John’s Dribble for the Cure on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of University Service Day on the Queens campus. St. John’s Dribble for […]

New York Liberty to Host Unity Weekend from July 13-15

The New York Liberty will host its first-ever Unity Weekend from July 13-15, highlighted by a panel discussion on Sunday, July 15 at Westchester County Center prior to its game against the Chicago Sky. The panel will feature former NBA player, activist and author Etan Thomas, CBS Sports personality Dana Jacobson, Columbia University Professor of […]

Knicks’ Kornet, Williams Take in Liberty Game; Talk WNBA

As G-League call ups, New York Knicks power forward Luke Kornet and guard Troy Williams  are no strangers to the Westchester County Center, home to both the New York Liberty and the New York Knicks G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks. And still, Sunday’s packed crowd in attendance to cheer on the Liberty until the final buzzer sealed a […]