SUPERSTARS like Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Alonzo Mourning, Lafayette “Fat” Lever, Bob Elliot, and George “Iceman” Gervin helped make the game of basketball what it is today. These icons teamed up with fellow former professional basketball players as part of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA). In 1992, the original founders: David DeBusschere, Oscar Robertson, Dave Cowens, Archie Clark and Dave Bing had a vision and brought this elite fellowship together and created the most powerful professional retired players association. The NBRPA, partnering with Sports Media Marketing LLC, created Rebound Magazine, the NBA Approved “Official Magazine of the NBRPA”.

Now enter the newest members, the WNBA. Teresa Weatherspoon, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Dawn Staley, Sheryl Swoops, Nikki McCray, Carla McGhee and Penny Toler make up the inaugural class of former WNBA players as members of the NBRPA.


Rebound Magazine is the official magazine of the NBRPA. Approved unanimously by the organization’s Board of Directors and approved by the NBA in 2012, the magazine reaches an affluent audience of current and former players, team executives, team owners and fans.


It’s a living storyboard meant to capture the stories and lives of past and present players. Each issue is packed with features and columns such as…​


​The Basketball Legends we know today weren’t always the impressive, talented, and successful people they are today. Each has his/her own history of how they came to be stars. “We Made This Game” is where you’ll find the story of how these basketball icons made it to the big time. Learn where they grew up, who taught them to play, and follow their journey through their years to becoming professional basketball legends.


Honors, awards and more are all part of Center Court’s focus. It’s where you’ll find the latest happenings in the lives of these Legends and their organization, such as Arizona State University’s ceremony honoring alumnus Fat Lever by retiring his jersey; an update on the NBRPA’s new interactive website and programs, groundbreaking philanthropic endeavors and more.


This department offers financial literacy assistance, various business outreaches: like franchising offers and investing opportunities unique to professional basketball players. There is a variety of edified and scrutinized programs, products and services catered to the elite readership often available only to the members of the NBA and NBRPA. The best of the best in investing, education, and needed assistance navigating portfolios diversified for maximum return on investments and minimizing risk. (ROI)

Partnering together, you’ll reach a very targeted, affluent and prestigious audience: current and former professional basketball players, team executives and team owners and fans, NBA season ticket holders. Winning is everything and partnering with Rebound Magazine makes you a champion!


​The basketball stars of yesterday made the game of basketball as we know it today. These Legends of Basketball made a difference on the hardwood during their professional careers. And today they continue to make a difference, both in their local communities and in the world at large. What are your favorite players doing today? Are they writing books, acting in films, passing on their knowledge to aspiring basketball players, teaching life skills, owning businesses, running franchises, or actively involved in some philanthropic effort? This is where you can catch up on the lives of these players today.


Learn the true behind-the-scenes stories of yesteryear’s professional basketball heroes, both on and off the court. Not only do these legendary masters of the round ball tell their personal stories, they also share the lessons they learned from them, revealing how their personal and professional lives were impacted by their experiences. Rebound also tells the history and evolution of professional sports from style to league to player changes.


This section features high-end products and services offering the very best for those wanting a luxury lifestyle. Whether you offer custom yachts or cars, elite private travel, exclusive comfortable clothing for men and women, opulent jewelry, high-end sporting clothes and equipment, premium real estate, fine dining, wines and spirits, and other goods and services, this is your company’s opportunity to be affiliated with legendary NBA athletes by supporting Rebound Magazine.

Rebound Magazine reaches over 250,000 elite readers and grows each issue. Readers include Current and Former NBA, WNBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotter players, NBA and team executives, NBA team owners and NBA Season Ticket Holders.

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