Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska will stage its last Regional Selection Camp for 2019 at the Don Bosco Technical Institute Makati this weekend.
The Metro Manila leg of the regional tryouts is free and open to boys and girls ages 10-14.
Jr. NBA coaches, led by Rob Newson of the NBA and former PBA star Jeffrey Cariaso, will teach participants the fundamental skills and core values of the game. Tipping off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, the event will measure a player’s skill and knowledge through a series of drills and exhibition games against their peers, selecting the final set of athletes to complete the 40 boys and 40 girls participating at the National Training Camp on May 17-19.
This year, Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars – comprised of as many as five boys and five girls – will advance to the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp, a week-long selection camp in June with top youth players from North Asia, Southeast Asia, and Pacific regions.
In addition, the Asia Pacific regional competition will identify 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent the region in the Jr. NBA Global Championship held Aug. 6-11 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida.
The international event will headline young players from the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, China, Mexico, Africa, India and the Asia-Pacific.
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