NBA Champions Unite to Support Recovery in the Bahamas

2/17/2020

CHICAGO, IL An accoladed group of NBA Champions and current players put their muscle behind the
Bahamas Relief Foundation’s ‘Champions for Charity’ fundraising livestream during the NBA All-Star
weekend.

Hosted by BRF President, Rick Fox, the campaign raised over $83,000 for relief efforts in the Bahamas.

From the NBA Crossover, viewers were entertained through in-stream segments featuring stars of the
weekend including Buddy Hield, Bahamian and 2020 NBA All-Star 3-point shootout winner, NBA
Champions Robert Horry and Ron Harper, and the 7’5” Tacko Fall, who was on-court for Aaron Gordon’s
final dunk.

Other guests who joined Rick were Glen Rice (NBA Champion, 3-time NBA All-Star), legend Muggsy
Bogues, NBA2K influencer Ronnie2k, Chicago Bulls player Coby White, Ally Love (Brooklyn Nets/2020 All-
Star Game Host), Lang Whitaker (GM of Grizz Gaming) and “Space Jam” star Bugs Bunny. Throughout
the stream, guests shared fond stories and memories of their teammate, opponent, and role model, the
late Kobe Bryant.

“The support for the Bahamas relief efforts from the guests and the NBA community has been amazing
and something I am very appreciative of,” said Fox.

Young fans attending the NBA Crossover had memorable experiences gaming with Rick whilst wearing
his Championship ring (LA Lakers).

Fox added, “The stream was full of moments that reminded me of why we do things like this, which can
have such a positive effect on people’s lives. A special bonus was that we were joined by my fellow
Bahamian Buddy Hield before we witnessed his stellar performance to win the 3-point shootout.”

The campaign proceeds will go towards BRF’s projects of repairing homes which were damaged in
Hurricane Dorian and building a new community school in Abaco. Donors included NBA teams who are
uniting behind the cause.

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