On the one-year anniversary of her passing, the West Catholic community honored Akyra’s memory at the Akyra Murray Memorial Game held at the school. During a special halftime ceremony, the Sixers presented Akyra’s family with a jersey in her memory. The Sixers were also proud sponsors of the memorial game.
I’ve thought about what to say about Todd Harris, the NBA’s Vice President of Broadcasting,who died suddenly last week at 47. Todd spent so much time in the production trucks of both TNT and ESPN, was always present at All-Stars and Finals game, worked tirelessly with Tom Carelli at the league office to work out the postseason schedules, did the WNBA schedule and worked closely with those teams as well — and did all of that with a smile almost always on his face.
Rachel Nichols: From #TheJump: Remembering Todd Harris, one of the good guys. Todd worked for the NBA for 22 years; he died unexpectedly this week at age 47
Dave McMenamin: NBA employees are wearing orange ribbons in remembrance of Cuse alum Todd Harris, a longtime league executive in broadcast operations and the WNBA – known most for his work on the league’s schedule – who passed away unexpectedly his week.