The Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska, is just one of the Alaska’s Sports Development Program that inspires children realize their dreams through teaching them skills to play the game while incorporating the values of determination, hard work, team work, discipline and sportsmanship. It has reached hundreds of schools and communities nationwide and benefited thousands of children, parents, and through grassroots activities like basketball training camps and schools clinics.
Alaska hosted Regional Selection Camps where outstanding young players in various regions will be chosen for inclusion in the National Training Camp.
Last April 10 and 11, the last Regional Selection Camp was held in Manila at PICC Forum where best of the best players undergone series of skills stations such as lay-ups, shooting, passing foot work and dribbling. And after the 2-day hardcore training, coaches and training directors came up with the winning list for Manila Team who will go to the National Training Camp on April 25-26.
The 6 girls from NCR who will go to the National Training Camp with Coaches Chris, Ish and MJ.
The 11 boys from NCR who will go to the National Training Camp
The Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA program is free for boys and girls across all stages (from the school and open clinics) through the Regional Selection Camps, the National Training Camp and the NBA Experience. NBA coaches and Alaska Basketball Powercamp Director Jeffrey Cariaso will lead the Regional Selection Camps. Other coaches who run the drills and conduct the learning sessions include PBA Legends Rodney Santos, Eric de la Cuesta, John Ramirez and Topex Robinson, and Perlas Pilipinas national players Melisa Jacob, Ish Tiu, MJ Galicia and Justine Formata.
the wall of Alaska’s Jr.NBA/Jr.WNBA Alumni and the Alaska Sports’ Mantra
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