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Anthony Avent Clinic in association with the Jr. NBA

Former NBA player Anthony Avent in conjunction with the Jr. NBA teach both boys and girls in Springfield the fundamentals of the game.  It runs from mid-September to early November and takes place on Saturdays from 9am-1pm in the FMG gym.


Jr. NBA Philosophy:

  • FUNdamentals – Teaching basic basketball skill development in a positive, encouraging and fun environment is rewarding for all involved
  • Hard Work – Emphasizing how to compete – with a focus on working hard and competing to the best of your ability – is more important than the outcome of games won and lost
  • Respect – Exhibiting a positive attitude toward players, coaches, parents, officials and teammates is how we honor the game and each other
  • Sportsmanship – Playing the right way, the Jr. NBA Way, is centered on fair, ethical and honest competition
  • Teamwork – Working together in a supportive manner for a common goal fosters positive social and personal development
  • Healthy Living – Exercising regularly benefits both mind and body – leading to better health outcomes, greater energy levels, and enhanced classroom performance