Tag Archive | National Basketball Retired Players Association

Is The NBRPA Relevant? by James Donaldson

Is the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) Relevant? I would like to begin this “exposé” with a few quotes that have been made directly to me, while I served as a Board of Director for the NBRPA. – “I Am Just the Spook Who Sat by the Door”, as stated by current board chair, […]

Why Care? Because We Can…. and Because We Must!

(Originally posted in 2016) Coming on the heels of the tragic events in America this week (Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas), I thought I would share with you a feel good story, to let you know that there’s still some good in this world. I’m not sure why there’s so much hate in this world, […]

The NBRPA Elects New Members to Board of Directors

THE NBRPA ELECTS NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS   CHICAGO (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) has elevated four members to the Association’s Board of Directors beginning in 2018. Johnny Davis was elected in the NBA 60 and over category, and will be joined by James Donaldson, Jerome Williams […]

National Basketball Retired Players Association – NBRPA – Legends of Basketball

I want to take a moment, to thank all of the members of the NBRPA for re-electing me to serve another term as one of your Board of Directors. It is indeed a pleasure, and I really enjoyed my previous term on the board, constantly working on your behalf to make our association the best […]

Wow….. What in the World Is Going on with The Health of Our Retired NBA Players?

Here we are at the height of the NBA season (the NBA playoffs underway), and the way it’s been a very distressing season so far for so many of the retired NBA players and the health issues that they have had to deal with.  I myself, had to have emergency heart surgery on January 3, […]