TAG: charity

Smack / Sep 13, 2013 / 11:30 am

For The First Time In 9 Years, Pau Gasol Shaves His Beard


After losing a bet with his brother Marc Gasol, Lakers’ center Pau Gasol shaved his facial hair for the first time in nine years in an effort to raise awareness of childhood obesity through the Gasol Foundation. Read More »

NBA / Aug 30, 2013 / 3:31 pm

Here’s Your Chance To Play Dodgeball With Deron Williams


Three-time NBA All-Star and Brooklyn Nets fan favorite Deron Williams is hosting his first annual Dodge Barrage 2013 at the new Basketball City in Manhattan (Pier 36, 299 S St.) on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 12 p.m. Read More »

NBA / Aug 25, 2013 / 11:30 am

Donate $3 For A Chance To Play The Gasol Brothers In LA

Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol (photo. Instagram/paugasol)

One brother is the NBA’s reigning Defensive Player of the Year, the other is a two-time NBA champion, but both have come together for a cause much bigger than themselves. Marc Gasol and Pau Gasol have started the Gasol Foundation in an effort to reduce childhood obesity in the United States. Read More »

Video / Jul 25, 2013 / 10:00 pm

Win a Night Out With Kobe Bryant To Help Fight Homelessness


What would you do if you got a night out with Kobe Bryant? If you help donate to the KVBFF, a charity he runs with his wife Vanessa, you’ll not only be helping to fight homelessness, you’ll also be entered to win a night out with Kobe Bryant. Read More »

NBA / Jul 5, 2012 / 11:00 am

Dime Q&A: Matt Bonner On His “Sneakers And Speakers” Charity Concert

Matt Bonner Charity Event

Two hours from the start of his sixth annual Sneakers and Speakers charity concert, Matt Bonner was putting the final touches on the event’s silent auction and raffle. The final touches included standing on a milk crate to hang up an autographed Spurs jersey (Bonner is 6-10!), and writing with a sharpie on blank pieces of paper what the actual silent auction and raffle items were. Bonner was not asking the staff of the venue, Plymouth, New Hampshire’s The Flying Monkey, to help; he was doing it all by himself. Now this seems like a good time to remind you that he signed a 4 year, $13.89 million dollar contract back in 2010; yes this is a millionaire not using an event planner to setup and run an event. Read More »