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JR. NBA / JR. WNBA PHILIPPINES 2016 PRESENTED BY ALASKA

The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 presented by Alaska returns to the Philippines for the ninth consecutive year from Jan 23-April 24.

jrNBA / jrWNBA presented by Alaska

Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 kicked-off at Don Bosco Makati last January 23, 2016, where the coaches were presented to the young players. The clinics will be held nationwide with stops in Batangas, Bukidnon, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Catanduanes, Cavite, Dagupan, Davao, IloIlo, Metro Manila and Puerto Princesa.

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The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 presented by Alaska is compromised of four stages: skills clinics, Regional Selection Camps, a National Training Camp and an NBA experience trip.

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The young players were also treated with an exhibition by “Harry the Hawk”, the mascot from NBA team, Atlanta Hawks.

Harry the Hawk

             Harry the Hawk flying to the delight of the young players

Harry the Hawk

At the National Training Camp, an NBA and WNBA player or legend will be in attendance to help train and inspire the finalists. The program will then select and culminate 10 Jr. NBA and 5 Jr. WNBA All-Stars who will travel overseas to experience the NBA together with fellow All-Stars from Southeast Asia.

jrNBA / jrWNBA Coaching Staff

                                                                      jrNBA / jrWNBA Coaching Staff

Aside from the player camps and clinics, the search for the 2016 Jr. NBA Coach of the Year will begin on Jan 22 in Manila. It will be lead by Jr. NBA Head Coaches Craig Brown and Chris Summer along Alaska Power Camp Coach Jeff Cariaso.

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The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA program is free and open to boys and girls ages 10-14. Coaches and participants can now register online at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, where the program terms and conditions can be found.

Fans can also follow Jr. NBA on Facebook at www. facebook.com/jrnbaphilippines. For all things NBA, visit http://www.nba.com and follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/philsnba) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nba_philippines)

To learn more about the Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.playph.com

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