The selected boys and girls whom were named as the Jr. NBA/WNBA All-Stars of this year were once again gathered for their Send-off Party last October 6 at NBA Cafe SM Aura and flew the next day to Shanghai, China to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime NBA experience.
A nationwide search was held through Regional Selection Camps in Baguio, Cebu, Bacolod, Davao, and Makati. The 10 best boys and 5 girls basketball players were selected to be a part of the Jr.NBA/WNBA Philippine All-Star during the National Training Camp which was held at the SM Mall of Asia last April 24. You can read about it here.
During the Send-Off Party:
*photo credit to Rikki Suarez
At this moment, the Jr. NBA/WNBA All-Stars are now having a blast together with other boys and girls from Jr. NBA Programs in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. They will watch or maybe watching right now the NBA Global Games in China 2016 between Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. All Jr. NBA/WNBA delegates have also a chance to meet NBA players and legends and will also have a privilege training with them, and will also enjoy touring the city.
Jr. NBA/WNBA presented by Alaska promotes the importance of regular physical activity, trains participants in the fundamentals of basketball and teaches the importance of core values, including sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude and respect.
The Jr. NBA Program is presented by Royal Friesland Campina in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam through its Alaska Milk, Frisian Flag, Duch Lady and Foremost brands and conducted in Singapore through partnership with Sport Singapore.
For more information visit Alaska Milk’s sports channel www.playph.com and like @PlayPh in Facebook and @AlaskaPlayPh in instagram fore inspiring stories on Filipino sports fans of all ages and skill levels. Fans can also visit the official Jr.NBA Asia website for more information on Jr.NBA programs. For all things NBA, visit www.nba.com and follow their Facebook page and twitter at @NBA for news and updates.