WMBA partners with the Jr. NBA ProgramUpdated Saturday August 9, 2014 by WMBA.
The WMBA has partnered with the Jr. NBA in Canada to develop a grass roots program for boys and girls ages 5 through 7. This program will be a pilot program for the 2014-2015 season. Christian Alicpala, Marketing & Events Co-ordinator with NBA Canada, says "NBA Canada is excited to work with Dave Picton, a former National Team Player and coach who believes in and understands athlete long term development. His experience and successes both as a player and coach will bring leadership that NBA Canada is looking for with this program. The program will highlight grassroots basketball development starting at age 5 within the Niagara Region and NBA Canada looks forward to building this relationship with Welland Minor Basketball."