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Grand Rapids Gold to Host "Back to Basketball" Youth Clinic with Jason Terry

September 9, 2021 - NBA G League (G League) - Grand Rapids Gold News Release


GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Grand Rapids Gold, the NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, will host a "Back to Basketball" Youth Clinic on Thursday, September 16, to kick off the 2021-22 season. The event, held at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Grand Rapids and in conjunction with NBA G League teams across the nation, will allow 75 kids ages 8-14 to participate in a free basketball clinic alongside staff from the Grand Rapids Gold and Denver Nuggets, including new coach and NBA Champion Jason Terry.

"Our team can't wait to bring basketball back to Grand Rapids this fall," shared Steve Jbara, president of the Grand Rapids Gold. "This event allows us -- and all NBA G League teams across the nation -- to rekindle support while sharing a sport we love with kids in our community."

WHAT: "Back to Basketball" Youth Clinic

WHEN: Thursday, September 16, at 5:30-7:30 PM ET

WHERE: Salvation Army Kroc Center

2500 Division Avenue South

Grand Rapids, MI, 49507

WHO: Kids, ages 8-14 years old, plus staff from the Grand Rapids Gold and Denver Nuggets

WHY: Grand Rapids is getting "Back to Basketball" with a Youth Clinic run by members of the Grand Rapids Gold. The free "Back to Basketball" Youth Clinic is a G League-wide event celebrating the return of basketball. It will include a 45- minute clinic, plus an opportunity to meet and greet members of the Grand Rapids Gold and Buckets, the Grand Rapids Gold mascot. Music, snacks, and entertainment will be provided.

Register online to secure your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/back-to-basketball-youth-clinic-tickets-169150221867

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