SRPMIC Youth Participate in Phoenix Suns Basketball Camp
About 18 Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community youth participated in a five-day Phoenix Suns youth basketball camp, June 18-22, held at Thunderbird High School in Phoenix.
Participants, ages 6 to 17, worked on basketball skill drills and competed in a tournament. Individual and team awards were given to participants. More than 100 youth participated.
|Juan Smith, Jr. and Elaina Smith show off their signed jerseys.||Camp participant Gabriella Fulwilder holds up a signed jersey.|
The camp was part of the Jr. Suns basketball league, which “emphasizes fun while encouraging fundamental skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, positive adult participation and community involvement,” according to the website. For more information on the camp, visit www.jrsuns.com.
|Phoenix Suns player Marquese Chriss signs autographs for camp participants.|
|(L-R) Ariana Smith, Seliah Smith and Salese Schurz moments after Suns player Marquese Chriss signed their jerseys.|