NBRPA Fine Art Partners

The National Basketball Retired Players Association has a several fine arts partners that help our Association accomplish its goals, whether in media, special events or fundraising.

Please visit our partners' web sites and make sure you mention the NBRPA!


The NBRPA partnered with Cash McMahon’s ICON ART IMAGES, DREAMSTAR and artist Erika King to create the “Legends of Basketball - We Made This Game”. This piece is available for purchase now and benefits the NBRPA’s Legends Care Foundation.

The “Legends of Basketball – We Made This Game” artwork captures the excitement and electricity of the NBA, while showcasing the sports finest players in moving, colorful, vibrant images commonly equated with their on-court theatrics and athleticism. This official NBA licensed limited edition original artwork provides loyal fans with a lasting, appreciable, player-signed memorabilia piece that personifies the action of the NBA and includes every players hand signature attached to their personal team NBA photo. This historic series of original 40” x 60” artworks on canvas also includes the NBA brand logo that have all been hand signed by NBA Commissioner David Stern and the official logo and trademark of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA). The NBRPA will be the recipient of a portion of the proceeds that are raised from the sales of these artworks. These action images feature most of the NBA 50 Greatest legends such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, Oscar Robertson, Shaquille O’Neal and Jerry West to name a few. Plus all the top stars of today such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Steve Nash, Yao Ming, Dwight Howard, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Paul make these original artworks priceless in years to come.

For purchase, please call 312-313-9400.

To learn more about this project, please visit: IconArtImages.com

Many of the photos you see on this web site were provided by Steve Lipofsky and can be purchased on his web site BasketballPhoto.com.

Steve Lipofsky has been a professional photographer for over 25 years. In addition to excellent technical skills and a broad depth of experience, Steve's engaging personality makes him a pleasure to work with.

Steve was the official photographer for the Boston Celtics for 23 years, and was also the official photographer for the Boston Red Sox. His work has appeared in numerous publications throughout the world including Sports Illustrated, TIME, The New York Times and USA Today.