Join the entire NBA family in celebrating youth basketball during the seventh annual Jr. NBA Week, Saturday, October 9 – Friday, October 15!
Throughout the week, all 30 NBA teams will host virtual events and select in-person programming run in accordance with applicable health and safety guidelines, to teach the fundamentals and core values of the game – teamwork, respect, determination and community.
As part of Jr. NBA Week, the Jr. NBA is announcing partnerships with Laureus Sport For Good and Girls Leadership to help advance access in youth sports. These initiatives aim to combat barriers to participation as well as the disruption to youth sports access caused by the pandemic by enhancing youth coaching, increasing opportunities for girls to grow through our game, and offering school-based programming across the U.S. You can read the full press release here.
Register to join us for Jr. NBA Live on Thurs., Oct 14 @ 12pm ET, a candid discussion with NBA Legend Josh Powell and representatives from Laureus and Positive Coaching Alliance on helping advance access in youth sports.
We encourage YOU, our Jr. NBA family, to celebrate by following us and your favorite NBA teams on social media and participating in our social media activation!