The Boston Celtics announced via press release that they and their partner Jack’s Abby plan to make their popular collaborative adult beverage — “Pride and Parquet” beer — available year-round. The Framingham, Massachusetts brewery will have the imbibable on shelves this week according to the release, which is described as an easy-to-drink lager with a hoppy taste and 5.7% alcohol by volume. The team forwarded a pair of statements from Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers co-owner Sam Hendler and Senior Vice President of partnerships and business development for the Boston Celtics Jack Delton.
July 24, 2021 | 9:37 pm EDT Update
Chad Ford: How confident is Jalen Green that he won’t slide past the Rockets at No. 2? He’s only doing workouts with the Rockets and Pistons. He has no plans to workout for the Cavs or anyone else.
NBA player Enes Kanter will be in Greensboro on Thursday to take part in a free basketball camp for kids. Kanter is a professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers. The July 29 event will take place at Triad Basketball Academy at 803 Waugh Street in Greensboro from 10 a.m. to noon.
Just weeks after The Aspen Institute released “State of Play Camden,” a comprehensive report assessing the landscape of sport activities for youth, the Sixers Youth Foundation has announced a $50,000 grant to the Greater Philadelphia YMCA. The grant will support the YMCA’s “Soccer for Success,” a free after-school program that helps kids establish healthy habits and develop critical life skills through caring coach-mentors and family engagement.
July 24, 2021 | 5:12 pm EDT Update
Juancho Hernangomez and the Spanish Basketball Federation are at odds with the Minnesota Timberwolves after the NBA team blocked Hernangomez from playing in the Tokyo Olympics. Spanish officials are pointing the finger at Wolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas for what they called a last-minute decision after they believe medical personnel from Spain and Minnesota gave Hernangomez approval to play. The Timberwolves insist their doctors never cleared Hernangomez to resume playing after he suffered a dislocated shoulder earlier this month.
Terre Haute is where Larry Bird began his legendary collegiate basketball career at Indiana State University, followed by his acclaimed professional career with the Boston Celtics in the NBA. It’s that history that attracted members of “The Official Fan Club of Larry Bird” to Terre Haute this weekend. Eighteen members of the club, limited to 250 members, toured the city, with a slated visited to French Lick on Saturday. Many in the club where in their mid-teens when they first watched televised games of Bird on the basketball court in the 1980s.