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April 6, 2009

NBA sets a Green example.

Good on Steve Nash and Shaq, the Portland Trailblazers, the Nets and Planet Green for making the NBA’s Green Week a yearlong effort in bringing the competitive spirit and fun of sports to bettering our planet for the next generation—and, more than any green fair or expo, preaching beyond the choir.

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Two-time MVP (and Canadian) Steve Nash goes Green—getting solar on top of the…Suns…arena! And, he joins Habitat for Humanity to help provide solar-powered homes (in sunny AZ, appropriately) for the underpriveleged. “Change the Mentality”…and he walks his talk, going carless in NYC when many lazy sports stars are chauffered 24/7:

 

Channing Frye (and Bill Walton, way back) is a Green hero. “Information is Power.” 70% of Portland’s waste is kept out of the landfill? Scorrre!

Louis Amundson rides his big, long bike to work—and boy does he work:

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