14 April 2019
More than 500 kids from various Mindanao provinces received world class basketball instruction from Jr. NBA coaches led by Coach Carlos Barroca of the NBA and former PBA players Tony dela Cruz and Willie Miller at Fr. Saturnino Urios University in Butuan City on April 13-14.
Jr. NBA, the league’s youth basketball development program, continues to stage camps nationwide in its 12th consecutive year to teach fundamental skills and values of the game and hone the next generation of Filipino athletes.
Boys and girls ages 10-14 can still join the final Regional Selection Camp at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati on April 27-28.
Above, Barroca welcomes athletes from General Santos City, who traveled 12 hours to participate in the Mindanao camp.
Follow the writer on Twitter: @burnsports