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Chris Bosh makes the rounds, pledges dollars for rebounds to After-School All-Stars


Since agreeing to join Dwyane Wade and LeBron James on the Miami Heat, Chris Bosh has been a busy man. Just this week alone, he’s appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and helped ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

You can watch his Late Night segments, including one in which Fallon tries to shoot baskets over the 6 foot 10 forward, here.

This morning he joined executives from After-School All-Stars to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. After-School All-Stars, founded in 1992 by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, raises money for after-school enrichment programs for at-risk kids in 13 cities.

Bosh was recently named a celebrity ambassador for After-School All-Stars, and he joins an “All-Star” group that also includes new teammate LeBron James. Bosh has pledged $20 to the organization for every rebound he records this NBA season.

Bosh is no stranger to publicity. He appears to relish it. He tweets from @chrisbosh, has his own channel on YouTube.com and you may recall the campaign he launched to get himself to the 2008 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans. Check out one of those campaign ads here:

And don’t forget to follow me: @sarahtalalay

Categories: Miami Heat (174), NBA (139)


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CRAIG DAVIS In more than 33 years at the Sun Sentinel, Craig Davis has written about a wide variety of sports topics from baseball to yachting, fishing to triathlons, and also worked as a copy editor and page designer. Recently he reported on local sports, including running, swimming, cycling, equestrian and beach volleyball. He enjoys sports as a participant as well as a spectator, is active in the South Florida running scene plays in the curling club at Saveology Iceplex. This blog offers a glimpse at the business side of sports in the interest of enhancing enjoyment of the games and sporting options as a spectator as well as a participant.
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