Jr NBA heads to Davao after Holy Week

Subscribe Now March 30, 2013 at 10:41am

Jr. NBA Philippines will bring its Regional Selection Camp to Davao City right after Holy Week, with a two-day camp to be held on April 1 and 2 at the University of Southeastern Philippines in Bo. Obrero, Davao City. Young players aged 10 to 14 can try out for th chance to become a member of this year’s Jr NBA All-Stars. The players will participate in a learn-and-achieve camp that will test their physical and basketball smarts through NBA-style skills test and basketball drills.

The two-day selection camp starts at 9 a.m. on April 1, with the first day of camp devoted to skills test and drills, as well as the selection of the Top 40 performers.

The Top 40 are invited to return in Day 2, where they will participate in more drills and scrimmages.

The top campers selected in Davao will join the six National Training Camp qualifiers who were previously selected in Dagupan City.

More campers will be selected in Lucena City on April 6-7 and in Manila on April 13-14. Other National Campers will be selected from the Alaska Power Camp to make up the total 50 participants in the National Training Camp, which will be held in Manila on April 26 to 28.

An NBA Cares tree-planting activity will also be held at the Malagos Watershed Area in Malagos, Calinan on April 3 to help preserve Davao City’s clean water sources.

The Jr NBA Davao City camp will be led by Coach Sefu Bernard, and local Jr NBA coaches headed by PBA legend Jojo Lastimosa.

Source: abs-cbnnews.com

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