Former NBA Champion Assistant Coach Phil Handy Partners with Uplive


Los Angeles - Phil Handy, formerly one of the most crucial figures behind the Cleveland Cavalier’s success, has partnered with global live streaming app Uplive as part of their aggressive expansion into the US market. As an Uplive partner, Handy will provide coaching techniques as well as insight on current NBA news and playoff commentary.


Phil Handy Joins Uplive

“This is a new thing to me, but it sounds really fun”, Former NBA Champion Assistant Coach Phil Handy told Uplive, “I am excited to see what the app can do to broaden my international reach!” Watch Phil Live from starting July 8th, 2018

A name synonymous with some of the biggest names in the NBA including Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Kyrie Irving, Handy started his career as a basketball trainer for players like Jeremy Lin before joining the NBA as a player development coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. In 2013, he joined the Cavalier’s as assistant coach and director of player development, where his ability to communicate the fine nuances and complexities of the game to his players can be credited with the team’s resurgence to win their first NBA Championship in 2016.

After five years with the Cavalier’s, Handy recently became a free agent coach and has reportedly received interest from several teams including the Pistons, Kings and Raptors. His live streaming broadcast will be a welcome addition to Uplive’s diverse celebrity and social influencers.

About Uplive:

Launched in May, 2016, UpLive is a live-streaming platform that allows viewers to broadcast and view real-time videos via their smartphones. The platforms unique blockchain protocol allows users the ability to send virtual gifts to content creators, which can then be exchanged for money. Currently available in over 100 countries and with 100,000+ broadcasters and over 60 million downloads worldwide, the app currently supports sixteen languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai. In addition, 25 million virtual gifts have been purchased monthly. Its own cryptocurrency GTO is the fastest selling ICO with daily trading volume of 20M to 200M per day.

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Abby Arterburn