Hoops for St. Jude Launches with NBA Stars

MEMPHIS, TENN. (December 14, 2009) – Top NBA stars who are opponents on the court are teaming up off the court as part of Hoops for St. Jude, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay, Danny Granger, Shane Battier, Kevin Love and Steve Blake will make a donation to St. Jude for each point they score throughout the NBA season. All players will donate a minimum season-end gift of $20,000 each. In addition, veteran coach George [...]

By |2011-10-10T20:32:42-04:00December 23rd, 2009|All News, Brand Consulting, Talent Marketing|

Findlay Prep Defeats Bishop Gorman at BCS Challenge

Findlay Prep proves to be too much for Gorman By Case Keefer Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 | 2:01 a.m. Bishop Gorman faced several disadvantages entering its game against Findlay Prep on Saturday at the Orleans Arena. The Gaels had practiced as a team for less than a week and had no games to tune up for their contest against the No. 1 high school team in the country. “There was just only so much we could do,” Gorman coach Grant Rice said. And it just wasn’t enough. Despite [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:51-04:00December 20th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Hoops for St. Jude Week set for March 1-7

For Tom Penn, his involvement with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a simple concept. “It’s a big time, change-the-world place. And so it’s really more of a privilege to be associated with it,” said Penn, the Blazers’ vice president of basketball operations. He has has served on the hospital’s Board of Governors since 2002, when he was in Memphis, as the Grizzlies’ assistant general manager, and became aware of the work the local hospital was doing for children facing cancer and other catastrophic diseases. The brainchild of [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:51-04:00December 15th, 2009|All News, Brand Consulting, Event Management|

NBA Summer League to host skills event at BCS Challenge

Las Vegas, Dec. 1, 2009 – In what could be a prelude to a 2010 national high school basketball title, the 2009 defending national champions, Findlay College Prep, will play this year’s top ranked preseason team, Bishop Gorman High School, on Dec. 12, 2009 at the Orleans Arena at 8 p.m. The high school basketball game, dubbed the BCS Challenge – Big Christmas Showcase, is presented by Findlay Toyota. It will follow the 4 p.m. UNLV and Kansas State game also being played that day at the Orleans [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:51-04:00December 1st, 2009|All News, Brand Consulting, Event Management|