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Moe Harkless Fights for Racial Equality Through Wine and Advocacy

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Maurice “Moe” Harkless might play basketball for the Sacramento Kings, but his life extends far beyond the court. The 28-year-old forward is also a wine enthusiast and social justice advocate. He co-hosts the “Wine Wednesday” Instagram Live with fellow basketball players like Amar’e Stoudemire. 

Why I Collect | Episode 4: Maurice “Moe” Harkless, NBA Player, Contemporary Art Collector

In this installment of our new series, “Why I Collect,” Sotheby’s heads to Los Angeles to sit down with six collectors from the worlds of film, sports, music, style, and more. Watch as they each share pieces from their collections


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Spending his time off the court browsing the nations top art fairs, basketball star for the NBA's Miami Heat Maurice "Moe" Harkless opens his Los Angeles home to reveal his passion for art and growing his collection.

NBA Ambassador for The Prisoner Wine Company


Professional basketball player Moe Harkless and The Prisoner 
Wine Company have announced a partnership inspired by the star athlete, as an avid wine connoisseur and his long-time love for ThePrisoner Wine Company brand. 

Moe Harkless donates rent money
to 50 NYC families

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Miami Heat player Moe Harkless is helping to give 50 NYC families a slam-dunk holiday season.The 27-year-old donated enough money Wednesday to the Last Resort Emergency Response Fund to help 50 local families with their rent.

He’s in the Zone as an Emerging Art Collector

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Since mid-March, one of the defining choices of our anxious daily lives has revolved around how to spend whatever free time 2020 leaves us. Even as most of us give in to the urge to endlessly doom-scroll through our various screens, we know there’s a smaller, more enlightened group of people using the same time to dig into pursuits that expand their minds and enrich their experience of the wider world. 

Interview: NBA star Moe Harkless on wine

Red Wine

Moe Harkless of the New York Knicks talks about the NBA wine scene, his new birthday tradition and how a partnership with The Prisoner Wine Co in California fits alongside his efforts to promote social justice

Ex-Clipper Maurice Harkless isn’t going to the playoffs, but he’s going places

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There are worse places to shelter in place during the COVID-19 pandemic than the sleek style house on the leafy Venice side street, the one with a ground-floor wine cellar and a pool steps from the kitchen. But the real show-stopper is the rooftop. From the deck’s couches, its gleaming outdoor kitchen and table with seating for six, there are views of the hills above Santa Monica to the north and the planes approaching LAX to the south.

Wine Talk: New York Knicks Star Moe Harkless Gets to the Rim


Maurice "Moe" Harkless is one of several NBA players whose path to wine went through the Portland Trail Blazers. Although the shooting guard has now returned to his hometown of New York to play for the Knicks, Harkless is taking with him what he learned from frequent trips to..

Moe Harkless Is Fighting for Racial Equity One Wine at a Time

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Miami Heat forward Maurice “Moe” Harkless loves wine. That isn’t an anomaly within the NBA, where past and present players like Channing Frye and CJ McCollum have expressed such a deep love of wine that they’ve created their own labels, but outside the league it's a different story.

Moe Harkless used time in quarantine to 'do something positive,' support Black culture

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The NBA had suspended its season, and New York Knicks guard-forward Moe Harkless was trying to think of what he could do to help as COVID-19 gripped the world. “At first, it was difficult for me,” Harkless told USA TODAY Sports. “I was struggling.

Knicks Forward Maurice Harkless Is Collecting at the Intersection of Art and Culture

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In recent years, a new class of collectors has emerged—millennials at the intersections of fashion, entertainment, and pop culture who are parlaying mainstream clout into art-world influence—and the auction houses have taken notice. At Sotheby’s, the “Contemporary Curated” sales invite cultural tastemakers, from K-pop star T.O.P. 

Knicks' Moe Harkless Rekindling His Passion for Art in New York

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Just after 5 p.m. on an early March Saturday evening, Moe Harkless pulls out his iPhone to capture artwork that catches his eye. He’s drawn to the more than two-dozen comic book covers in front of him that appear to riff on classic superheroes, including Spider-Man, Superman and Captain America. 

The Players Tribune - 3.05.2020

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Before the pandemic, my life was a whirlwind. In February, I got traded from the Clippers to the Knicks — right as I was getting used to being in L.A. I understood it, though. Basketball is a business. And there was a definite upside: I got traded back home. Transitioning to a new team is always a bit of a process.

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