When basketball courts end up with cracks, dips and divots, Dan Peterson and company step in. With the help of artists and community volunteers, Project Backboard resurfaces public courts and turns them into fly, large-scale pieces of art. The organization has brought new life and sleek aesthetics to over two dozen basketball courts around the world—including in Dan’s hometown of New Rochelle, New York, where he teamed up with local volunteers and artist Scott Albrecht in Lincoln Park.
A huge thanks to our guest editor this week, Portland Trail Blazer CJ McCollum. Stay tuned this week for new stories handpicked by CJ celebrating mentors inspiring the next generation.
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