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Complex Canada | Fred VanVleet Aids Toronto’s At-Risk Communities in New Initiative

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The bags were customized by Toronto artist Casey Bannerman, featuring a comic book-ized version of Fred’s face and his motto “Bet On Yourself”—a reminder to kids to have faith in their own capabilities. Read more: https://www.complex.com/sports/fred-vanvleet-penny-appeal-heart-of-city 

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Podcast Appearance on the CEBL Life Podcast with Kat Stefankiewicz

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The energy in the 6 is back - From working with Fred VanVleet in the community to designing legendary artwork that is influenced by the culture of basketball, Casey is engrained in the culture of Toronto and works with numerous athletes. Whether it be the famous Kyle Lowry retro jersey with the championship trophy to custom sweats that best represent the city, we hear about his passion for art and how he has turned it into a career. Personal struggles with addiction and mental health forced him to reset and follow what he loved - drawing basketball.

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NBA XL Feature | NBA TV Canada

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Casey Bannerman joins host Akil Augustine for this NBA XL feature on NBA TV Canada.

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Podcast Appearance on The Walder Sportscast

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Host Chris Walder (@WalderSports) invites Casey Bannerman (@CaseyBannerman), an NBA artist and illustrator who designs NBA merchandise, prints, and apparel, onto the program. Some of the topics the two discuss include: * What it's like seeing his apparel out in the open and being recognized in public * What inspired Casey to first get into art * How easy it is to be critical of your own work * How to take art to the next level and monitize * Dealing with the toxicity of social media and Casey's own battles with his mental health * Creating art of Pascal...

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Casey Bannerman on Daily Hive Toronto - Raptors' Fred VanVleet launches new merch collab with Toronto artist

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Raptors guard Fred VanVleet has a new merch collaboration with a Toronto-based artist launching today. Enter Casey Bannerman, who’s working with VanVleet on the new “Heart of the City” merch line, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Penny Appeal Canada, a charitable organization aimed at relief and development. Read more: https://dailyhive.com/toronto/raptors-fred-vanvleet-launches-new-merch-collab-toronto?auto=true

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