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Tony Snell | accessiBe & Special Olympics

In this episode, we honor Autism Acceptance Month with our notable guest Tony Snell. Tony is a professional basketball player in the NBA who was diagnosed with autism in 2023, after his son was diagnosed at 18 months.

NBA Player, Tony Snell, Joins Inclusion Revolution Radio to Talk About His Basketball Journey and Recent Autism Diagnosis

In honor of Autism Awareness month, on this week’s episode of Inclusion Revolution Radio, podcast host Novie Craven spoke with NBA Player, Tony Snell, about his basketball journey, his foundation, and his recent autism diagnosis.
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NBA star Tony Snell speak out for 1st time on autism diagnosis: ‘I am the way I am’

Special Olympics supporter, Tony Snell, spoke with TODAY Show’s Craig Melvin to share his experience of finding out he has autism after his child was diagnosed with autism.
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Dirk Nowitzki visits the Special Olympics World Games

Basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki experienced a unique day with our athletes at Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 on 17 June.
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Special Olympics Athletes Included as Virtual Fans for NBA Game

To say everything is a bit different these days is an understatement. But the NBA is doing everything it can to make things feel normal.
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Singer Andy Grammer Shares His Excitement about Being a Coach for the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game

The Special Olympics movement is driven by our volunteers with more than 1.1 million donating their time and expertise. Andy Grammer, triple-platinum singer/songwriter, stepped up this year as a volunteer coach for the 2020 NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game.
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Down to the Wire at the 2020 NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game

Every year, for the past nine years, a select group of talented Special Olympics athletes and basketball superstars past and present, form two teams, lace up and battle it out in the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game!
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The NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports® Game Line Up for 2020

Twelve Special Olympics All-star athletes will be on the same teams as some of the NBA’s finest players, including NBA legends, active and former WNBA players and celebrity figures.
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Nail-Biting Ending at the 2019 Special Olympics Unified NBA All-Star Game

This year’s annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified basketball game during NBA All-Star weekend was full of fun, talent and excitement. Special Olympics assembled 12 international players to gather in Charlotte, NC to represent their countries, cities and a global movement of inclusion. The players were broken up into two teams of five Special Olympics athletes, with intellectual disabilities. Each team was joined by four international sport celebrities without intellectual disabilities to create a “home” and an “away” team for the Unified basketball game.
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Power of Unified Sports Back in Spotlight at Annual NBA Game

Once again, the power of unity will shine on center court at the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game during NBA All-Star weekend.
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