NBA, Cavs unveil new teen center at John Adams Club

The Who’s Who of the NBA were out at John Adams High School on Thursday, as the Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA teamed up to unveil the brand new “NBA Cares Live, Learn and Play Center” at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland location at John Adams.

NBATV host Ahmad Rashad led a press conference in the gymnasium, featuring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Cavs CEO Len Komoroski, General Manager David Griffin and guard Matthew Dellavedova all spoke to the gathered audience.

Head Coach Tyronn Lue was joined by players Channing Frye, Richard Jefferson, Dahntay Jones, Timofey Mozgov and J.R. Smith for the official ribbon cutting to open the refurbished space. More than 100 kids of various ages from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland were on hand and had the chance to hang out in the fresh new space and interact with the basketball VIPs.

Other notable NBA officials were also at the event, including Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, Kiki VanDeWeghe and NBA Cares Ambassador, Bob Lanier. Ken Silliman, Chief of Staff for Mayor Frank Jackson, and Armond Budish, Cuyahoga County Executive, were also on-hand.

On Thursday and all year round, the Cavs continue to be “ALL IN” for the Cleveland community!