The Foundation

Founded by Scott Tarter and Dr. John Abrams, the Dropping Dimes Foundation, Inc. is an Indiana not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, with concern about the well-being of former players of the American Basketball Association (the “ABA”) and their families, who are disadvantaged and have encountered significant financial hardship or sickness.

After the NBA-ABA Merger, the ABA itself ceased to exist as a going concern. Former ABA players who were not part of the Merger, or who did not play long enough in the NBA to receive vested pension benefits, were generally left in disadvantaged financial circumstances.

Facilitating the Dropping Dimes Foundation is a Board of Operations and an Advisory Board.

Board of Operations

Scott Tarter
President

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John Abrams, M.D.
Chairman of the Board

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Ted Green
Board Member

 

Advisory Board

 

Mack Calvin

Mel Daniels

In Memoriam

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Dan Issel

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Bob Costas

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George Gervin

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Bobby Leonard

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David Craig

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Artis Gilmore

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Nancy Leonard

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Louie Dampier

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Spencer Haywood

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Bob Netolicky

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George McGinnis

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Reggie Miller

Mel Daniels Memorial Advisory Board Member

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Brian Taylor

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Myles Turner

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Peter Vecsey

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Dropping Dimes Foundation Sponsors

 
                         american basketball association            PLVK_Logo_RGB_Color             american basketball association
 

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please contact us at info@droppingdimes.org for more information.