Lebron James and Stephen Curry
Lebron James and Stephen Curry at the High School of Graphic Communication Arts in Manhattan NBA FIT event. Christian Renait

The NBA hosted basketball clinics in 100 New York City schools on NBA FIT Friday to culminate NBA Cares All-Star efforts. This initiative reached one million kids through basketball. The goal is to engage more than one million New York City youth with fun, fitness-related basketball programming across the five boroughs as part of its NBA Cares All-Star efforts. Amidst many first-time undertakings at NBA All-Star 2015, the league will host basketball and fitness clinics in 100 schools -- 20 per borough -- during the NBA All-Star FIT Celebration on NBA FIT Friday, Feb. 13. These efforts will be supported by Kaiser Permanente and will feature a member of the NBA family, from NBA All-Stars to WNBA players to NBA legends, at each site.

Additionally, the NBA and State Farm will donate $500,000 to refurbish 10 indoor basketball courts -- two per borough -- in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Latin Times covered Lebron James and Stephen Curry’s visit to High School of Graphic Communication Arts in Manhattan. The kids were super excited to see these superstars at their school and be able to also participate in a workout with them.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Executive Director Michele Roberts and other special guests were also in attendance. Take a look at our coverage and hear some of the words Cavaliers ‘King James’ and Golden State Warriors Point Guard ‘Stephen Curry’ shared with the students and press in attendance.

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