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Young Basketballers Traveling To New York

Young Basketballers Traveling To New York

Today four young basketballers departed for New York to take part in the four-day Digicel NBA Jumpstart Experience. The players were selected at the end of the Jumpstart Elite camp which took place in the British Virgin Islands in October due to their excellent performance, ability and attitude displayed during the camp. The Jumpstart Experience is... Read more of this article

Four Bermudians Selected For Jumpstart Clinic

Four Bermudians Selected For Jumpstart Clinic

The Digicel NBA Jumpstart Elite clinic concluded in the British Virgin Islands today with four Bermudian players being selected by the NBA coaches for the Digicel Jumpstart Experience in the U.S. later this year. The four players were selected from 57 young players from eight Caribbean countries who competed at the three-day camp, and make up half of... Read more of this article

Six Young Basketballers Attending Camp In BVI

Six Young Basketballers Attending Camp In BVI

Six young Bermudian basketballers have departed for the British Virgin Islands to take part in the three-day Digicel NBA Jumpstart Elite Camp. The six players were selected at the end of the three-day Jumpstart Clinic which took place at The Berkley Institute in August. The players will be joined by 57 young players from Digicel NBA Jumpstart Clinics... Read more of this article

Basketballers Selected For Elite Jumpstart Camp

Basketballers Selected For Elite Jumpstart Camp

Following the end of the three day Digicel Jumpstart basketball clinic seven players were selected by the NBA coaches for the Digicel Jumpstart elite camp. The seven players, five boys and two girls, were announced at the closing ceremony, which was attended by the Minster of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards.The NBA coaches selected the... Read more of this article

Young Basketballers Impress At Jumpstart Clinic

Young Basketballers Impress At Jumpstart Clinic

With the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Clinics underway in Bermuda, the NBA’s Senior Director of Basketball Operations, the head coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Minister of Sport all commented on the talent displayed by the young boys and girls in the first two days of the Clinics.“The kids were a joy to work with, we can see that they are... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

[Updated with video] The second annual Digicel Jumpstart clinic got underway at The Berkley Institute this morning [August 26]. The Digicel Jumpstart clinic is a youth sports initiative that takes place in select countries across the Caribbean and Bermuda, with Bermuda hosting the first one of 2016. The clinics give young basketballers, aged 14 to 16,... Read more of this article

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

On August 26th, Digicel will be hosting the 2016 NBA Jumpstart Programme. It’s the second year Digicel Bermuda has participated in the NBA Jumpstart Programme, and as in 2015 they are partnering with the BBYF. The three day clinic — which is free — is open to registration for boys and girls aged between 14 and 16. Registered players... Read more of this article

Players Attend Digicel/NBA Camp In New York

Players Attend Digicel/NBA Camp In New York

Eight of the top basketball players from the Caribbean – including Bermuda’s Yontz Sutton – recently took their game to the next level in New York at the Digicel/NBA Jumpstart training camp, with the players being trained by NBA-certified coaches Bill Bayno and Troy Justice. Besides training, the players were also about to explore... Read more of this article

Sutton To Enjoy NBA Experience In New York

Sutton To Enjoy NBA Experience In New York

Local youth athlete Yontz Sutton traveled today for a top class basketball experience in New York City where he will train at NBA facilities, compete against local youth basketball teams in the tri-state area and attend an official NBA game. He was selected along with seven other top players from the Caribbean at the inaugural Digicel NBA Jumpstart... Read more of this article

Five Youth Athletes To Attend Camp In Trinidad

Five Youth Athletes To Attend Camp In Trinidad

Following the inaugural two day Jumpstart Clinic held by the NBA and Digicel in association with the Bermuda Basketball Youth Federation [BBYF], five U16 athletes were chosen to travel to Trinidad and Tobago for an elite camp. Caelin Peters, Mykal Glasglow, Rye Ahronson, Yontz Sutton and Jorel Smith will participate in an intensive camp, where they... Read more of this article

Video: Digicel NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic

Video: Digicel NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic

Bermuda’s young basketball players are being given the opportunity to train with top coaches from the NBA, with Digicel holding a press event today [Sept 10] at the Mount St Agnes gymnasium to provide an overview of its first annual NBA Jumpstart programme. Held in association with the Bermuda Basketball Youth Federation, the clinics offered... Read more of this article

Digicel NBA Clinic For Local Basketball Coaches

Digicel NBA Clinic For Local Basketball Coaches

The Digicel NBA JumpStart Programme and the Bermuda Basketball Youth Federation completed an evening coaching clinic with local coaches where the focus was on teaching players’ character just as much as their basketball skills. Chris Ebersole, Coordinator of Basketball Operations for the NBA shared some of the characteristics that could make a professional... Read more of this article