By Brogan Hausknecht, St Mary’s Dominican High School Mentored by Barri Bronston Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St Mary’s Dominican High School It was raining, it was pouring, but the gloomy weather did not stop the NBA All Star players from constructing a playground for William Hart… Read More »KaBOOM! A New Playground is Here!
By: Taylor Weeks, De La Salle High School Mentored by McClain Forman Photos by Stephanie Mayer On Friday February 17, 2017, I was awarded the opportunity to meet some of the NBA’s biggest stars and players in the NBA through the Junior Journalist program which… Read More »My Day as a Junior Journalist at the NBA Cares Day of Service
By Trey Hand, De La Salle High School Mentor: Jim Rapier, NOLA.com Photograph by Stephanie Mayer, St Mary’s Dominican High School Two of the NBA’s most prolific scorers – past and present – were focused on the future Friday. George “Iceman” Gervin, who won four… Read More »NBA Players Making an Impact for the Future
By Morgan Forshag, St. Mary’s Dominican High School Mentor Lauren Cason Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St Mary’s Dominican High School February 17, 2017 New Orleans is no rookie to hosting major events. This weekend, tens of thousands of fans will travel to New Orleans for… Read More »NBA All-Star Game Brings Out Passion for New Orleans from Players and Fans
By Madeline Puente, St. Mary’s Dominican High School Mentor Barri Bronston Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St. Mary’s Dominican High School For over a decade, William Hart Elementary School students have had nowhere to play, but on Friday, Feb. 17 everything changed. For the tenth NBA All-Star… Read More »Students Play Because NBA Cares
By Lauren Nguyen from St. Mary’s Dominican High School Mentored by Ms. Caitlin Piper Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St. Mary’s Dominican High School They SHOOT, SCORE, and SHOVEL!! The NBA Cares Foundation has once again partnered with KaBOOM! in a project held in New Orleans, Louisiana. … Read More »NBA Cares Foundation Engages in the NOLA Community
By: Jailyn Heisser, St. Mary’s Dominican High School Mentored by: Lauren Cason, New Orleans CVB Photo by Stephanie Mayer, St. Mary’sDominican High School Most adults look back on their childhood and remember all the time they spent outside playing. The NBA recognizes that some children… Read More »NBA Cares About New Orleans
By Derrick Thomas and Da’Juan Anderson of Medard H. Nelson Charter School Mentored by Andre Perry, The Hechinger Report Photos by Stephanie Mayer, St. Mary’s Dominican High School Far from the shiny hardwood floors and climate controlled conditions of an NBA arena, D’Angelo Russell was… Read More »What Two Middle Schoolers Learned about Hard Work from NBA All-Stars
New Orleans Junior Journalist Derrick Thomas from New Beginnings School lands an interview with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, at the NBA Cares Day of Service , KaBOOM! Playground Build, at William Hart Elementary School. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO
Jarrius “Cool J” Robertson takes over WWE WrestleMania media day Saints reporter Jarrius Robertson takes you behind the scenes as the WWE officially announces that the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will play host to WrestleMania 34 in 2018. Video by Jeanne Nathan.