The panel was asked what can be done at the grass roots level to save this generation of youth.
Knicks assistant general manager Allan Houston explains the importance of NBA players as role models and family men.
The New York Knicks GM spoke with Father and Sons Magazine to discuss Dr. Martin Luther King, the NBA, and Black History Month.
Celebrity Q&A with Allan Houston and Soledad O’Brien on February 15th.
“An honor to have played and been a part of New York sports during his era.”
Allan Houston, program participants, board members and others discuss the meaningful impact of the Allan Houston Legacy Foundation’s fatherhood initiative.
Before he was a Tennessee men’s basketball legend, a 12-year NBA veteran and a New York Knicks assistant general manager, Allan Houston was a kid who skinned his knees and bloodied his nose during pickup basketball games on an asphalt court near his grandmother’s home in Alcoa.
Earlier this month, Allan Houston and his foundation hosted its second annual charity poker tournament in New York City.
Allan Houston went into the championship, which was held on November 6 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, as the reigning champion, having taken home the title in 2012.
For the children attending the summer camp program offered at the BronxWorks Community Center, the chance to spend a few hours being schooled in the finer points of basketball by a former NBA All Star and New York Knicks legend was a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Alice Kean Houston was not only in attendance to watch her son become an inductee, but also to represent her own late father, Allan’s grandfather, Coach William Kean as he was inducted as well. Coach William is the state’s all-time winningest high school coach.
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