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Spurs great David Robinson headlines NBA Together Memorial Day Weekend programs

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There's a full slate of NBA Together programming planned for Memorial Day weekend, including reflections from Ray Allen and San Antonio Spurs legend David Robinson, who both have personal connections to the Armed Forces.

On Monday, May 25, Naval Academy alumnus and Naismith Hall of Famer Robinson will join “#NBATogether Live with Ernie Johnson” on NBA Twitter at 7 p.m. ET to discuss his military career, the importance of service members and ways we can unite during these times.

Fans can watch all the incredible programming ahead beginning May 5 with Cavs forward and Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award finalist Kevin Love tipping off the weekend on NBA Together Live on NBA Instagram at 3 p.m. ET for a live workout with his trainer Derek Millender to promote physical and mental wellness.

Rest of the programming schedule:

  • FRIDAY: Naismith Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins will take questions from fans as part of NBA Together Live Q&A at 4 p.m. ET on NBA Twitter following last week’s The Last Dance finale and Inside Stuff 90s Reunion!
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY: On Saturday, Pelicans rookie Jaxson Hayes will celebrate his birthday with fans during an NBA Together Live Q&A and on Sunday Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will join. Both will take place on NBA Twitter at 4 p.m. ET.
  • MONDAY: Naismith Hall of Famer Ray Allen will join NBA Together Live at 4 p.m. ET on NBA Twitter, reflecting on his father’s service in the Air Force, growing up on military bases and attending USO Tours with the NBA ahead of Memorial Day.

Additionally, the NBA family will support military- and veteran-serving organizations that honor and assist active and retired service members and their families as part of #HoopsForTroops efforts. Yesterday, Ray Allen joined USO for a virtual Q&A and candid conversation with service members and their loved ones.

On Sunday, Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller and Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins will take part in the virtual TAPS National Seminar for a discussion about building community in times of uncertainty and grief before leading an interactive basketball and fitness activity.

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