Basketball

The New York City-based criminal justice reform nonprofit Avenues for Justice has received a grant from the NBA Foundation.

The foundation's donation will create scholarships and refurbish the school's basketball arena.

NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson led a food drive for 800 families in need in Detroit.

NBA referee Derek Richardson has opened an elementary school in Inglewood, California.

The Paterson-based elementary school where WNBA star Essence Carson attended renamed its gymnasium in her honor.

The project was led through the Orlando Magic center’s philanthropic imprint, the Mo Bamba Foundation. Construction for the state-of-the-art basketball courts started in April. The sports facility will serve over 200 children daily.

“I’m excited for everyone to get an opportunity to go behind the scenes and see all the work that went into this iconic team,” said Wade.

Russell Westbrook has launched a digital media venture designed to increase representation in advertising.

NBA star Pascal Siakam donated over 150 laptops to youth in Toronto.

NBA legend Rasheed Wallace was honored with a street naming in his hometown of Philadelphia.

NBA star Stephen Curry has completed his studies at Davidson College, 13 years after being drafted into the NBA.

NBA star Kevin Durant has acquired an ownership stake in a professional women’s soccer team.