The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Special Olympics announced yesterday the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game, which will take place as part of 2013 NBA All-Star in Houston. With support from The Coca-Cola Company, the game will tip off on Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2:00 PM CST, prior to the 62nd NBA All-Star Game that evening. This year’s Unified Sports Basketball Game will feature 12 Special Olympics athletes, including Special Olympics Louisiana athlete Steven Tookes, playing alongside NBA Legends. Read the full release
We are very excited to begin the new 2013 year at Special Olympics Louisiana! Check out our calendar to see a full list of events that we have planned.
Here is to a great NEW YEAR!
We hope you have a happy, safe, and wonderful time ringing in the new year! We would love to hear how you are celebrating…simply comment on the post to let us know!
Well, 2012 has been great! We have had numerous competitions and fundraisers and have had a whole lot of fun! We are ready to make 2013 just as successful as 2012.
Our office will close as of 4:30pm CST today, December 21, 2012 and we will reopen on January 2, 2013.
But do not fear, our blogs will continue through the Holidays! So be sure to continue reading.
We’ll see you in 2013!
-The Special Olympics Louisiana Blog Team