Vote For the 2013-14 Seasonlong Kia Community Assist Award

Voting is now open for the 2013-14 Seasonlong Kia Community Assist Award! Fans can cast their vote on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by using #KiaCommunityAssist and #PlayerName. Learn more about each of the 10 nominees and their charities.

NBA, USA Basketball & Department of Defense Team Up For Military

Building off the successful NBA Cares and USA Basketball’s Hoops for Troops program, the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense (DoD) announced today a comprehensive partnership for a robust commitment to service. Read more

2014 WNBA Draftees Host Fitness Day

Members of the 2014 WNBA Draft class took to the court recently to host an ESPN-WNBA Fitness Day in Bristol, CT for over 60 young men and women. The draftees led a number of fitness stations including passing, dribbling, foul shots and defensive drills.

Wizards Sign Amaris Jackson

10-year old Make-A-Wish recipient Amaris Jackson signed a one-day contract with the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Go behind-the-scenes with Jackson as she spent the day with the team! Watch Now | Photo Gallery | USA Today

NBA Cares is the league’s global community outreach initiative that addresses important social issues such as education, youth and family development, and health and wellness. The NBA and its teams support a range of programs, partners and initiatives that strive to positively impact children and families worldwide.

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NBA Cares will touch more than 10,000 schools and community centers this year!

Health and Wellness

NBA/WNBA FIT is the league's comprehensive health and wellness program that encourages physical activity and healthy living.

Fan Experiences

This season, NBA Cares will reach an estimated 15 million fans across the country!

Hands on Service

The NBA works with numerous community partners to give back to communities around the globe.