NBA legends and Councilman Ricki Barlow host JYD Project’s 4th Annual “Basketball Boot Camp”

NBA legends and Councilman Ricki Barlow host JYD Project’s 4th Annual “Basketball Boot Camp” 

4th Annual basketball camp held by basketball legends at Doolittle Community Center July 16-18

National Basketball Retired Players Association legends, including former New York Knicks star Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams, along with Las Vegas Councilman Ricki Barlow will host JYD Project’s 4thAnnual “Basketball Boot Camp” in Las Vegas from July 16-18.


Designed to provide the participants with life skills, while giving expert advice and instruction in the game of basketball, the “Basketball Boot Camp” is open to all children ages 9 – 14.


The 4th Annual “Basketball Boot Camp” will be held at the Doolittle Community Center, located at 1950 North J Street, from Monday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 18. All registered campers will receive lunch, a souvenir t-shirt and more. Registration is free for the first 50 participants and camp will run from 10 a.m. – 1p.m. For more information, please visit or call 301-928-4044.


About JYD Project

The JYD Project’s vision is to work with community partners, athletes, educators and professionals to influence and motivate youth to excel academically, sustain a healthy lifestyle and increase their spiritual faith. The JYD Project raises and issues funds to initiate & support programs that service youth and young adults. Youth throughout North America benefit through community partnerships endorsed by former NBA star and Community Ambassador Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams. JYD Project programs focuses on a range of topics, including Global Citizenship/ Work Readiness, “Ready for Exit” / Student Motivation, Financial Literacy / Chase Your Dream, Health & Fitness (Boot Camps), I Am Media (Mentorship) and Thanksgiving & Christmas Toy Drive. Visit for more information.


About National Basketball Retired Players Association

Founded in 1992 by NBA Legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson, the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is a non-profit association comprised of former professional basketball players of the NBA, ABA and Harlem Globetrotters. Nearly 20 years old, the Association provides a host of programs, services and benefits designed to help retired basketball players and their families successfully navigate life after the game. In support of its membership, the NBRPA proactively offers a full menu of education, health, finance and career/life transition benefits to retired basketball players and their families. Working in conjunction with the NBA and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the NBRPA’s membership promotes basketball and enhances the sport’s image by building community relationships and fostering support for charitable activities and philanthropic events with a connection to the game. Visit for more information.


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