Jr NBA Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jr NBA Philippines


Jr NBA Philippines names 10 All-Stars

May 21, 2019 - 7:05 AM

The 5 boys and 5 girls will represent the country in the Jr NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp

FUTURE IS BRIGHT. Five boys and 5 girls have made their mark in the Jr NBA Philippines 2019. Photo from Jr NBA

Young Filipino ballers impress Sacramento Kings center, WNBA legend

May 20, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Willie Cauley-Stein and Sheryl Swoopes take charge in coaching and selecting the members of the 2018 Jr NBA Philippines All-Star squad

SHANGHAI-BOUND. The selected All-Star team are rewarded with a trip to Shanghai for the NBA China Games 2018. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Kings center, WNBA legend to grace Jr NBA camp

May 09, 2018 - 6:51 PM

Sacramento's Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes will serve as mentors in the two-day training

EXCITED. Willie Cauley-Stein of the Sacramento Kings says he's eager to share his basketball knowledge. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Jr NBA Philippines 2018 aims for 35,000 Filipino participants

Jan 13, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Jr NBA Philippine recommits to uplift the grassroots basketball program of the Philippines

TIP OFF. Jr. NBA Philippines brings another chance for the Filipino basketball youth to nurture and improve their skills. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Magic's Payton, ex-WNBA player Wicks to coach Jr NBA camp in Manila

May 05, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Elfrid Payton and Sue Wicks will host events in the Philippines from May 12 14

MANILA BOUND. Sue Wicks and Elfrid Payton are heading to the Philippines to coach young players. Wicks photo from Wikimedia, Payton photo from Instagram