Meadowlark Lemon, Jamal Crawford Help Raise Over $500,000 for Charity at Lenny Wilkens Foundation Celebrity Gala Auction


BELLEVUE. WA. — Lenny Wilkens Foundation’s 23rd annual Celebrity weekend charity dinner auction was held on August 7 and 8 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue. About 800 invited guests flocked to the event which included business, civic and community leaders mixed with sports and entertainment celebrities. Source: Puget Sound Business Journal.

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Retired NBA Great Artis Gilmore Will Be the Keynote Speaker at the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 8th

artis-gilmore-basketball-hall-of-fame-enshrinement-speech-feb-2012AUGUSTA, GA. — Retired NBA great and Basketball Hall of Famer, Artis Gilmore, will be the keynote speaker at the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 8, at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. The event will honor former Lincoln County coaching legend Larry Campbell and former Augusta basketball great Michael Curry who will be inducted into the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame. The Augusta City Classic football game between Benedict and Lane College will begin at 2 p.m. on Oct. 10, at Laney Memorial Stadium. Source: Augusta Chronicle.

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NBA Legend Alonzo Mourning & Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Named Keynote Speakers at TigerDirect Conference

MIAMI, Fla. — NBA Hall of Fame superstar Alonzo Mourning ABC’s Shark Tank Kevin O’Leary will be the keynote speakers for TigerDirect: Innovation IT Conference and Expo to be held at Marlin’s Park in Miami on November 6, 2015. The event will showcase the latest technology solutions for B2B companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the top technology manufacturers in the industry and participate in focused breakout sessions that show real solutions to help increase profitability. Source: PRWeb.
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NBA Legend Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at ARA 60th Annual Rental Show

Photo shows Magic Johnson speaking about his life and career at the at the 2014 YPO Global EDGE conference.
ATLANTA, GA. — NBA Legend and successful business entrepreneur, Magic Johnson, has been named the keynote speaker at the American Rental Association’s 60th annual Rental Show convention to be held in Atlanta next February. The group will hold its 60th convention and trade show in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, Feb. 21-24. The three-day trade show will include more than 650 companies offering rental equipment for heavy construction, light construction/general tool and party/special event. Source:
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Former San Antonio Spurs Avery Johnson Has Been Named Keynote Speaker at Tivy Athletic Booster Club on Sept. 3rd


KERRVILLE, TX. — Former San Antonio Spurs, Avery Johnson widely referred to as “The Little General,” has been named the keynote speaker at the Tivy Athletic Booster Club helping the Kerrville Tivy Athletic Hall of Fame committee celebrate the 10th anniversary for the first inductees. The celebration banquet will be held Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center. Source: Hill Country Community Journal.

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Earl Monroe & Walt Frazier to Sign Autographs at CSA Show

CHANTILLY, VA. — The CSA Show at Chantilly will take place for 3 days from Oct 9-11, 2015. Friday Admission is FREE, Saturday $8, Sunday $8 or Weekend Pass $15. Former NBA Champions and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers, Earl Monroe and Walt Frazier, will be there to meet and greet fans and sign autographs on Sunday Oct. 11, 2015 from 9am-5pm at the Dulles Expo Center located at 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center. Source: CSA Shows.

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Join UK Coach John Calipari at the 2015 Basketball ProCamps Fantasy Sept 13th

LEXINGTON, KY. — Experience your ultimate basketball fantasy with University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipai on Sept. 13 at the Lexington Rupp arena. Live the life of a UK star for a weekend. Attend the annual VIP social functions with coach Cal. Play against and interact with former UK stars. Compete for the championship at Lexington’s Rupp Arena. ... Read More

Oscar Robertson Joins Indiana State University Speakers Series


TERRE HAUTE, IN. — Basketball legend Oscar Robertson will open the season on Sept. 14. at the Indiana State University Speakers Series. Other speakers are author Hector Tobar; explorer and environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau; Paralympian Bonnie St. John; author, journalist and historian Sarah Vowell and actress Patty Duke.

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Louisville Cardinals Basketball Coach Rick Pitino Named Guest Speaker at Robbie Valentine Summer Basketball Camp


LOUISVILLE, KY —- University of Louisville Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Rick Pitino, has been welcomed by KFC Yum! Center and AEG to speak at the Robbie Valentine Summer Basketball Camp. The camp takes place July 27-30 from 9 AM-3 PM. Coach Rick Pitino will be making his appearance to express the importance of learning the fundamentals of basketball as well as having some fun with the campers. Source:

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Join Houston All-Star Guard and Former Arizona State Star James Harden at the James Harden Basketball ProCamp Aug 22 & 23


GILBERT, AZ. — Join Houston All-Star Guard and former Arizona State Star James Harden at the James Harden Basketball ProCamp. Location: Inspire Courts, 1090 N. Fiesta Blvd., Gilbert, AZ. Dates: Aug 22 – 23, 2015. Session 1 Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 12. Session 2 Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for boys and girls grades 1 – 12. Cost: $149. Citi Preferred Offer: $119. Source:

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