NBA & Bacardi U.S.A.Tip off Scholarship Program

Program to Provide Scholarships Totaling More Than $350,000 in Partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., today announced the launch of a new scholarship program that will provide more than $350,000 of financial assistance to adult students (aged 21+), from the African-American and Hispanic communities.

The Gold Standard Scholarship Program tipped off today at a special event at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue featuring: David Stern, NBA Commissioner; John Esposito, President and CEO, Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Johnny Taylor, Jr., President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund; Barbara Breier, Senior Vice President of Development & Marketing, Hispanic Scholarship Fund; and NBA Legends Greg Anthony, Rolando Blackman and Felipe Lopez. Read More »