Spencer Dinwiddie Auctions Off Nipsey Hussle Tribute Sneakers for Charity

Spencer Dinwiddie Auctions Off Nipsey Hussle Tribute Sneakers for Charity

When the Brooklyn Nets faced the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on April 7, Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie was wearing an extra special pair of sneakers. Designed by Dinwiddie himself through his K8iros sneaker brand recently launched in partnership with Project Dream, Dinwiddie’s Nipsey Hussle tribute sneakers paid respects to the Los Angeles-based rapper and community activist gunned down on March 31.

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DeMarre Carroll Hosts Pediatric Liver Transplant Survivor at Brooklyn Nets Game

DeMarre Carroll Hosts Pediatric Liver Transplant Survivor at Brooklyn Nets Game

On October 31, DeMarre Carroll and the Carroll Family Foundation capped off Liver Awareness Month by hosting 6-year-old pediatric liver transplant survivor Sammy Kass at the Barclays Center for Sammy’s first NBA game. Family members accompanying Sammy included his mother and organ donor, Dara Kass, who gave a segment of her liver to her son four years ago — a rare occurrence with only about 4 percent of liver transplants nationwide involving living donors.

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DeMarre Carroll Hosts First All-Girls Basketball Clinic in New York City

DeMarre Carroll Hosts First All-Girls Basketball Clinic in New York City

NBA veteran DeMarre Carroll and The Carroll Family Foundation made a powerful statement this past July when they hosted their first all-girls basketball clinic in New York City. Committed to supporting underserved youth, Carroll and his foundation put on the clinic in an effort to minimize opportunity gaps for young girls and female athletes.

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