U.S. boys, girls regions win 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship


On Sunday, the Central Region Girls took home the championship with a 72-35 win over Canada. The Central team played lockdown defense,

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For the second time in two years, both victors of the Jr. NBA Global Championships hailed from the United States.

On Sunday, the Central Region Girls took home the championship with a 72-35 win over Canada. The Central team played lockdown defense, limiting the Canada team to 28.8% shooting from the field, and forward Kiara Smith scored a team-high 15 points.

Smya Nichols was once again at the center of the action as well, posting eight points, nine rebounds and five assists as a center.

Additionally, guard Chloe Clardy had nine points, four rebounds, six assists and three steals. Guard Jada Williams added 11 points.

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Publisher: USA TODAY High School Sports
Date: 2019-08-12T01:36:57+00:00
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Four Pinoys to represent Asia-Pacific at Jr. NBA Global Championship – ABS

Select Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 All-Stars, comprised of three boys and one girl, will represent Asia Pacific at the Jr. NBA Global Championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that will be held Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida.

Camille Nolasco, Heinz Gabriel Demisana, Sebastian Reyes, and Lionel Matthew Rubico were recognized as part of the top performing players of the first-ever Jr. NBA Asia Pacific Selection Camp staged June 15-16 at the Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) in Jakarta, Indonesia, which featured 34 boys and 34 girls from Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Led by Jr. NBA coaches Carlos Barroca, Rob Newson and Natalia Andre, the two-day camp lessons to the participants including how to execute technical and tactical skills and develop teamwork among players of varying languages and cultural backgrounds.


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NBA partners with Bologna Welcome to host Jr. NBA Global Championship Europe and Middle East selection camp

LONDON, BOLOGNA, April 23, 2019 ‘ The National Basketball Association (NBA), Bologna Municipality and Bologna Welcome, the city’s convention & visitors bureau, today announced the Jr. NBA Global Championship Europe and Middle East Selection Camp, a week-long camp to determine the 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent the region in the second annual Jr. NBA Global Championship Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.’

The Jr. NBA Global Championship Europe and Middle East Selection Camp, to be held at the CUSB (Centro Universitario Sportivo Bologna) in Bologna, Italy from April 30 ‘ May 4, will be conducted by NBA Basketball Operations staff and Jr. NBA League coaches, and attended by former NBA player Boris Diaw (France) and USA Basketball Head Coach/Coach Director, Youth & Sport Development, Don Showalter.’ Former NBA players and NBA Europe Ambassadors Vladimir Radmanovic and Marko Milic will also attend the camp.

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Publisher: TalkBasket.net
Date: 2019-04-23T13:16:49+00:00
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Auburn looms as Oregon opens fall camp

Publisher: KATU
Date: 2019-08-02T21:49:59+00:00
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