NBA Cares Hoops For Troops Calendar
The Bucks will visit a VA Hospital, provide an ice cream social featuring the players and coaching staff and host an in-arena night that will include court size flag held by veterans/soldiers, local veteran to sing the national anthem, 1000+ complementary tickets to veterans/soldiers families and a Wounded Warrior activation at halftime.
The HEAT will host a HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic, sponsored by Gatorade, which will involve 150 children and military service men and women from various armed services affiliated with the United States Southern Command. U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).
The Jazz will host an in-arena night where they will recognize all branches during a break in the game. The break will include a ‘Troops Hype Video’, court size American flag and will provide each fan with an American flag patch.
The Nets will host a Military appreciation day at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn that will include practicing on the base and having a thanksgiving meal with troops and families. Additionally, one of the owners is donating their suite for host 30-40 military for a game.
Throughout this season, the Trailblazers will promote their solider gear drive that will culminate during Veterans day weekend. The collected items will be delivered to troops stationed abroad. The team will also highlight their drive with in-arena elements.
The Bobcats are launching the ‘Yellow Ribbon’ campaign which will support military and families. The program will include awarding of two monthly veterans selected through local veteran organizations. Each veteran will receive six tickets to attend a Bobcats home game, will be honored in game and receive a $1,000 donation.