Downtown Disney will be opening their new NBA-themed attraction that will be triple the size of NBA City and will include high-tech experience, a restaurant and a store. With this addition to Downtown Disney, the other of the coin has Universal Studios will be closing NBA City along with its restaurant on August 31st. NBA… Read More »
NBA reporters make it their job to review, critique and give their opinion on players, coaches, games and the sport in general. Chris Havlicek was once an NBA reporter, and later moved on to marketing for the NBA’s restaurant, NBA City. USA Today NBA reporter, Jeff Zillgitt, discusses the Miami Heat’s team after LeBron James’… Read More »
The Celtics have played 64 seasons, and throughout the years, they have retired 21 numbers, including John Havlicek’s number, 17. His teammates likes Bob Cousy and Bill Russell have also had the honor. May now wonder who will be next? Buddy Thomas goes through the list, suggesting Kevin Garnett, Tiny Archibald and Chris Ford. Read… Read More »
NBA City is the NBA’s signature restaurant, and where Chris Havlicek was the Vice President of Marketing. He developed and oversaw the restaurant’s advertising initiatives. Havlicek also had a hand in receiving additional funding for the franchise, which required exceptional networking and marketing skills.
John Havlicek is a Boston Celtics legend: he played for 16 seasons, won eight championships, and he holds the record for most points scored of any Celtic. Nowadays, Havlicek spends his time with his family, including his grandchildren and his kids, Chris and Jill. Check out his full interview with the NBA.