August 2, 2016

During the NBRPA 8th Annual Legends World Sports Conference (LWSC) in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, journalist Rebecca Theim spoke with select board members of the organization about life after basketball and the NBRPA’s way of bridging the gap between players’ on court days to their retirement.

Theim’s report from the conference and meeting with the NBRPA leaders was published today on Forbes.com. The article can be read HERE.


About the National Basketball Retired Players Association
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters. It is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to develop, implement and advocate a wide array of programs to benefit its members, supporters and the community. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Arnie D. Fielkow is the President and CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Thurl Bailey, Vice Chairman Dwight Davis, Treasurer Eldridge Recasner, Secretary Nancy Lieberman, Rick Barry, James Donaldson, Mike Glenn, Spencer Haywood, LaRue Martin Jr., David Naves, Johnny Newman and Casey Shaw.