Jr. NBA Program


Alberta Basketball is pleased to welcome Ethan Sir as the official Jr. NBA Ambassador for Alberta!

Ethan has been involved with basketball in our province since 2015 and is excited to continue growing the game at the grassroots level through the Jr. NBA program.  He will be the primary representative across our province. 

This program aims to teach solid and fundamental skills to young players age 5-7 years old. 

If your club, organization or school is interested in learning more - Contact Ethan @ esir@basketballalberta.ca


Alberta Basketball is pleased to partner with Ethan and NBA Canada to bring this outstanding program to our province. 




Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old

Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball

Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment 


Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks

Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant

Aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway

Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals

Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

Equipment & Uniform:

Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games

Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt



Proud Partners of ABA

Upcoming Events

Mar. 08, 2019 to Mar. 09, 2019

2019 Youth Provincials

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