LA Lakers announce partnership with UCLA
By iSportconnect | September 1, 2016
UCLA have announced a partnership with the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team that covers in-game health care for players and naming rights to the Lakers’ new training facility.
UCLA Health will serve as the exclusive in-game health providers for Lakers’ players.
The team’s new training facility and offices in El Segundo, decease California, will also be named the UCLA Health Training Center.
“As we expand our efforts in musculoskeletal activities, including orthopedics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, we anticipate expanding our staff as well,” Tami Dennis, UCLA Health spokesperson said.
Construction of the new training center began in September 2015 and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2017.
Jeanie Buss, president and co-owner of the Lakers, said: “Their innovative, forward-thinking, research-oriented medical team and facilities are unsurpassed,”
“Their focus on not only treating, but preventing, injuries will translate into the ultimate goal of helping our players perform better on-court and to prolonging their professional careers.”