11 Young balleros off to manila for the JR. NBA/JR. WNBA PHILIPPINES 2016 Natl. Training Camp


Young cagers gathered & showcased their skills on the hardcourt as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 presented by Alaska went to Ateneo de Davao University, Matina campus on last February 27-28 for the fourth staging of the Regional Selection Camp in Mindanao.  Seven boys and four girls were selected from 543 kids who participated in this year’s program.


2016 NBA/WNBA Jr. Davao Selection Camp

NBA Jr. Davao Leg

  • Alfonso Luis Candari, (13) Ateneo de Davao
  • Lance Centeno (13) Ateneo de Davao
  • Joven Neil Deligero (13) Daniel R. Aguinaldo National Highschool
  • Louis Andre Joring (13) St. Mary’s School
  • Tryon Limar Langala (14) St. Mary’s School
  • Anscar Mamac (14) Holy Child College of Davao
  • Rysan Villasenta (13) Holy Child College of Davao

WNBA Jr. Davao Leg

  • Rozie Amatong (11) Modern International Learning Center
  • Aloha Marie Betanio (12) Malaybalay City Central School
  • Kate Buenaventura (13) Ateneo de Davao
  • Marcila Grace Dellosa (14) F. Bangoy National Highschool


The young athletes excelled in the skills stations and scrimmages and exemplified the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA core S.T.A.R. values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect throughout the camp.  The kids will also represent Mindanao in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines National Training Camp this April and will try out with top players from the four Regional Selection Camps for the chance to be named as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines All-Star and participate in an overseas NBA experience.

Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines Regional Selection Camp recently visit Baguio and will be in Cebu (March 5-6) followed by Manila (April 9-10).  Boys and girls ages 10-14 can still register to the free youth basketball program at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, where the program terms and conditions can be found.

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