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Mar 20, 2020

Wish kid William visits NBA 2K headquarters

Georgia teen visits NBA 2K headquarters with help from Make-A-Wish Georgia

Fox 5

While visiting, William was hit with a surprise of a lifetime by becoming the first non-athlete to be scanned into the NBA 2K game.

Mar 20, 2020

Wish kid William visits NBA 2K headquarters

Georgia teen visits NBA 2K headquarters

Fox 5

With the help of Make-A-Wish, the Georgia 15-year-old was able to visit the NBA 2K headquarters.

Mar 19, 2020

Subaru Share The Love

Subaru Share the Love® Event Donation

Yahoo Finance

Make-A-Wish®® Receives More than $2.8 Million Donation through Subaru Share the Love Event

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

Wish Kid William Joins NBA 2K20 Roster

Yahoo Finance

William, 15, has a rare genetic disorder causing severe muscle weakness and heart problems. He's also the first non-NBA athlete ever to be authentically scanned and earn a spot on the 2k roster.

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K Scans Make-A-Wish Kid William As Playable Character

Worth Playing

Much like today’s biggest NBA stars, William’s NBA 2K experience began at the 2K Motion Capture Studio, where 140 motion capture cameras caught his every move.

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K20 added a Make-A-Wish kid as a playable character

The Verge

To add him to the game, 2K gave William the same treatment as any other NBA athlete, including a full session in the company’s motion-capture studio.

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K adds Make-A-Wish kid as playable character

ESPN

For the first time in NBA 2K history, a fully authentically scanned and playable fan is in the game.

Feb 21, 2020

Make-A-Wish Georgia hosts a Family Day

Make-A-Wish Georgia® holds family day

Fox 5

Make-A-Wish children enjoy VIP Celebration in Midtown Atlanta.

Jan 30, 2020

Wish kid Ethan during his gaming wish.

Make-A-Wish Brings Young Cancer Fighter's Gaming Dream to Life

Game Skinny

Wish Kid Ethan has a big dream, but it's not just for himself.

Jan 17, 2020

Wish Granted: UWG Sorority Raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Georgia

UWG Chi Omega Sorority Raises Wish-Granting Funds

West GA University

The UWG chapter of Chi Omega, Phi Kappa, raised $10,000 for Make-A-Wish to send Brenna, 5, on the trip of a lifetime.

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