Former NBA and college basketball standout Stephen Howard participated in the 3RD Annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game on Sunday, February 16th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Online PR News – 28-February-2014 – New Orleans, Louisiana – Stephen Howard participated in the Third Annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game on February 16th. This event brought NBA and WNBA Players, Legends and Special Olympics Athletes from Across the Globe to Participate in a Unified Sports Game. The game combines athletes both with and without intellectual disabilities as teammates to help unite communities and foster an environment of acceptance and inclusion.
At the game, both Stephen and Dell Curry performed the Honorary Ball Tip with one East and one West Unified Game athlete. Some athletes (not a complete list) involved were, Kevin Love, Dikembe Mutombo, Tim Hardaway Jr., Tamika Catchings and Ron Harper.
About Stephen Howard
Award winning speaker, author, and basketball commentator, Stephen Howard has been presenting and speaking worldwide for more than half a decade. He has been leading, inspiring, overcoming adversity and seemingly impossible odds his whole life. In his talks, Stephen provides the “wow” that audiences crave, while delivering the substance that event planners value. A former NBA journeyman, Howard uses stories from his journey that took him from a small private school in Dallas, to being a collegiate Academic All American at DePaul University, to the NBA and across the globe, and presently an ESPN college basketball analyst to inspire, motivate, and challenge all who hear his story.