Michigan Little League Basketball Players Sharpen Skills in Pre-Season Matches against NBA All Stars
In the photo, Point Guard, Country Day Fourth-Grader, Gabe Nazelli, finishes his team’s offensive play against former Piston’s guard, Rip Hamilton, with a backdoor drive to the basket.
For the 2012 season, Team Celtics, has an experienced coach with some unique and unorthodox training methods. “Our new coach chose a pre-season level of competition that would give the team some tough challenges,”
Under an agreement with the NBA and the Professional Basketball Players Union (PBPU), the results and scores of any match are not allowed to be published nor mentioned in any context of Team Celtics’ promotional material. Sources close to the agreement stated that, “Due to the lopsided scores of the matches, the professional players have a lot of ‘Street Cred’ to protect.”
The Birmingham Hills Youth Basketball season begins Sunday, January 13, 2012 at the Detroit Country Day campus. The matchups will be announced earlier the preceding week with times and court assignments.
Each player has 12 complimentary Seasonal Passes for family members and friends.