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Jr. NBA a success in Davao City

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Young cagers gathered and showcased their skills on the hardcourt as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 presented by Alaska went to Ateneo de Davao University, Matina campus recently for the fourth staging of the Regional Selection Camp in Mindanao.

Seven boys and four girls were selected from 543 kids who participated in this year’s program.

The young athletes excelled in the skills stations and scrimmages and exemplified the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA core S.T.A.R. values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect throughout the camp. The kids will also represent Mindanao in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines National Training Camp this April and will try out with top players from the four Regional Selection Camps for the chance to be named as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines All-Star and participate in an overseas NBA experience.

The next stop of the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines Regional Selection Camp will be in Cebu (March 5-6) followed by Manila (April 9-10). Boys and girls ages 10-14 can still register to the free youth basketball program at www.jrnba.asia/philippines.

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