STATEMENT FROM CEO ARNIE FIELKOW AND NBRPA

January 23, 2017

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2017 – The membership of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is saddened by the passing of Michael H. Goldberg, long-time Executive Director of the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA), a trusted colleague and valued friend.

NBRPA President and CEO Arnie D. Fielkow released the following statement:

"The National Basketball Retired Players Association extends its deepest condolences to the friends and family of the late Michael H. Goldberg. Michael’s tireless commitment to the NBCA and its members produced tremendous results and unprecedented success over the course of his storied career. He will be remembered by all of us at the NBRPA for not only his contributions to the game of basketball but also for his warm, sincere approach to life. We will miss his presence but know that his contributions will continue on for years to come.”