NBRPA Houston Chapter announces Legends All-Star Weekend events

October 19, 2012

NBRPA CEO Arnie Fielkow (far left) and NBRPA Houston Chapter President Major Jones (next to Fielkow) are presented with an American Flag in recognition of Community Service by United States Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee as Houston-affiliated NBRPA Members look on.

The NBRPA's Houston Chapter announced several events for the upcoming Legends All-Star Weekend in Houston February 14-17. Participating in the announcement were more than 20 Houston Legends, alongside, Arnie Fielkow, NBRPA CEO; Major Jones, NBRPA Houston Chapter President; Sheila Jackson-Lee, U.S. Congresswoman; El Franco Lee, Harris County Commissioner; Jerry Davis, City Council Member; Wanda Adams, City Council Member; and Janis Schmees, Executive Director, Houston Sports Authority.

Events for Legends All-Star Weekend include:

Thursday, Feb. 14:
LEGENDS OF BASKETBALL ALL-STAR CELEBRITY GOLF INVITATIONAL Hosted by Houston Hall of Famers: Moses Malone; Clyde Drexler; Elvin Hayes; Calvin Murphy. Redstone Golf Club.

Friday, Feb. 15:
LEGENDS OF BASKETBALL ALL-STAR “KIDS GET FIT” COMMUNITY BASKETBALL CLINIC CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Jack Yates High School.

Saturday, Feb. 16:
LEGENDS OF BASKETBALL ALL-STAR “KIDS GET FIT” COMMUNITY BASKETBALL CLINICS CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston YET Center at Finnigan Park

LEGENDS OF BASKETBALL RED CARPET GALA Mercedes Benz Greenway

Activities will coincide with the exciting 62nd NBA All-Star Weekend, hosted in Houston for the third time, and will serve to celebrate the careers of the NBRPA members, commemorate the impact of African Americans in basketball for Black History Month, and give back to the community with programs for youth and initiatives with Project Wet (Water Education for Teachers) and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Education Coalition.