NBA refurbishes learning rooms and basketball court at Valencia school as part of league’s 75th Anniversary Season celebration

VALENCIA, SPAIN – The National Basketball Association (NBA) unveiled refurbished facilities at Sebastian Burgos School in Valencia, Spain, on Friday, July 15 as part of the leaguewide NBA 75th Live, Learn or Play initiative to create and dedicate more than 100 new NBA Cares Live, Learn or Play Centers during the 2021-22 season.

The refurbished facilities, which include a sensory integration room, technology room and basketball court for students with intellectual and physical disabilities, were unveiled at an opening ceremony that was followed by a basketball clinic for 30 students from the school.

“Collaborating with Sebastian Burgos School reflects the NBA’s mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball and create a lasting impact in the communities where we operate,” said NBA Spain Managing Director Chus Bueno.  “Valencia has a rich basketball history, and these newly-refurbished spaces will provide the students at Sebastian Burgos School with opportunities to play the game, have fun and grow as people.”

NBA Cares is the league’s global social responsibility program that builds on the NBA’s mission of addressing important social issues in the U.S. and around the world.  Internationally, NBA Cares has created more than 360 places where kids and families can live, learn, or play in 40 countries and territories.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.