National Basketball Retired Players Association

The National Basketball Retired Players Association serves former professional basketball players, supporting them in life after their playing days, and helping them to leverage their inspirational influence to promote and teach basketball in their communities.

Women’s Basketball Legends to Coach the 2024 Women’s College All-Star Game

The NBRPA and Intersport today announced that WNBA and Women’s Basketball Legends Nancy Lieberman, Janice Braxton, Cheryl Miller & Cynthia Cooper will join current WNBA stars Satou Sabally and Kelsey Plum as coaches for the 2024 Women’s College All-Star Game on April 6th. Continue reading

NBRPA Opens 2024-2025 Legends HBCU Scholarship Application

The NBRPA today announced the opening of the 2024-2025 application for the Legends HBCU Scholarship. Continue reading

NBRPA & WBCA Team Up to Bring Second Annual Women’s Health Screening Program to WBCA Convention at NCAA Women’s Final Four in Cleveland

The NBRPA today announced that it will conduct its acclaimed Health Screening Program during the WBCA Convention which will be held in conjunction with the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Cleveland, Ohio. Continue reading

Derrick Coleman and the NBRPA Detroit Chapter Honoring George Gervin; Trying To Save Iconic Detroit Gym Saint Cecilia

Back in the day when Derrick Coleman was in high school, word of mouth on the streets of Detroit would spread the news that George Gervin was coming to town to play at the tiny little gym on Livernois Avenue and Stearns Street known as ”The Saint” – aka St. Cecilia. Continue reading


SPENCER HAYWOOD, RUSHIA BROWN, EDDIE GILL AND BOB ELLIOTT ELECTED TO SERVE AS DIRECTORS Indianapolis, IND. Feb 16, 2024 – The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) announced today the election of its newest board members, including the naming of Directors Spencer Haywood, Rushia Brown, Eddie Gill and Bob Elliott.  Additionally, Nancy Lieberman, and C.J. Kupek …Continue reading

Save The Date: Legends Summer Getaway 2024

The 2024 Legends Summer Getaway will take place July 10-12 at the Fontainebleau Resort in Las Vegas. More information will be made available in the coming weeks. Registration for the 2024 Legends Summer Getaway will open to NBRPA members in late April. Questions? Contact us at memberalert@legendsofbasketball.com

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Membership Benefits

  • Potential to Receive Royalties
  • Access to NBRPA Local Chapter Events
  • NBRPA Paid Appearances
  • Coaching opportunities
  • Transition programming, educational programs and career development     

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