The NBA Combine Authentic Collection from Under Armour will be available in Fall 2017, with draft prospects taking to the court in exclusive player apparel and accessories this week.
Writer: Carly Terwilliger
The NBA Draft Combine will tip off this week with a new title partner.
Under Armour and the NBA will roll out a full schedule of activities for fans and athletes alike as the next generation of NBA stars make their way to Chicago and prepare for their moment in the spotlight.
To highlight the new NBA Draft Combine partnership, Under Armour – the event’s new official outfitter – unveiled a line of NBA Combine Apparel, featuring all 30 NBA team logos on Under Armour product for the first time across men’s, women’s and youth apparel and accessories.
The NBA Combine Authentic Collection from Under Armour will be available in Fall 2017, with draft prospects taking to the court in exclusive player apparel and accessories this week. Additionally, Under Armour is seeding special-edition Combine Athlete Recovery Sleepwear to the prospects and a red and white colorway of the Curry 3Zero.
Select apparel pieces will be exclusively offered at the Under Armour Chicago Brand House for the duration of Draft Combine. These pieces represent an exclusive peek into what consumers will see at the Fall product launch of the NBA Combine Authentic Collection from Under Armour.
UA and the NBA have teamed up with Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) and the Union League Boys & Girls Club to tip off Bridges Through Basketball program to improve the health and wellness of their shared communities in Chicago; programming includes engagement with local youth in constructive conversation using basketball as the vehicle to positive change.
The first Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Leadership Conference is on Friday, May 12 and will bring together coaches, administrators and other basketball leaders to discuss the state of youth basketball and how the game can be improved at the grassroots level. Speakers include: Mike Brey, Kenny Atkinson, Frank Martin, Fran Fraschilla, Swin Cash, Shane Battier and more.
Finally, NBA analyst Doug Collins and his son, Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins, will host an intimate Chalk Talk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 13 at the Under Armour Chicago Brand House for media and select members of the public.
A new NBA Draft Combine related update to the NBA FIT app was recently introduced, featuring exclusive training and testing content for fans to train like their favorite athletes.
Photos courtesy Under Armour