NBA Encourages Teams to be More Engaged in Communities

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Following the recent events in sports pertaining to politics and societal issues, NBA headquarters sent out a letter to all teams outlining the new initiatives and various ways the NBA, teams and players will be engaged in communities around the country.

The letter, sent Tuesday and obtained by ESPN, had the subject line “Building Stronger, Safer Communities,” and it shared six ongoing initiatives in the communities while encouraging leadership from each team to provide any further ideas on how the NBA can be a presence in communities and assist with issues in society today. “Given the recent attention on the role of sports in society, we wanted to share the different ways in which teams and players are engaged in their communities,” the letter stated.

Source: Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN

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