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Lakers Coach Mike Brown and Pau Gasol Visit St. Jude Hospital

Mike Brown, Pau Gasol visit children in hospital Via Kevin Ding OCRegister.com After the Lakers’ team plane landed in Memphis on Monday, Coach Mike Brown and forward Pau Gasol headed over to spend some time with the patients and their families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The visit was just the latest of many for Gasol, who frequently stopped by the hospital as far back as his rookie NBA season in 2001-02 with the Grizzlies. It was just another example of Gasol forging on through rumors and [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:42-04:00March 15th, 2012|All News|

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|

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|