The NBA and Lean In know that men have an important role to play in reaching equality. Children with involved fathers are happier, healthier, and more successful. Couples who share responsibilities have stronger marriages. Diverse teams and companies produce better results. Leaning in is not just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do. Proud to #LeanInTogether.
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Al Horford on being a true partner at home
Boston Celtics center Al Horford shares how being an equal partner with his wife sends a powerful message about gender equality to his children.
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Teresa Resch on how her male mentor supported her career
Toronto Raptors Vice President of Basketball Operations and Player Development Teresa Resch celebrates how her male mentor, Masai Ujiri, helped level the playing field by advocating for her.
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Victor Oladipo on supporting his first-ever teammate—his twin sister
Indiana Pacers point guard Victor Oladipo explains why he always has his sister’s back and how he encourages her to aim high.
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Kyle Lowry on being a role model for his sons
Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry teaches his sons that being a great man means treating women with respect.
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