On September 30 (Monday), during the week of the first-ever NBA India Games, Jr. NBA and Reliance Foundation hosted a Her Time to Play Clinic for more than 50 local girls at the Central Railway Sports Ground, Parel in Mumbai.
WNBA legend Ebony Hoffman led the participants in fundamental basketball skills and drills.
50 girls got to work on their game as they participated in the #HerTimeToPlay clinic for the #JrNBA and Reliance Foundation at the #NBAIndiaGames! 🏀 pic.twitter.com/KBhOwEUVLd- Jr. NBA (@jrnba) September 30, 2019
Also present at the clinic was Vanja Cernivec, one of NBA's basketball operations coaches who has experience in the league's Europe/Middle East/East Africa regions as well as the international Basketball Without Borders programmes.
.@RIL_Foundation gets the ball rollin' for these aspiring hoopers with the Her Time to Play Clinic! pic.twitter.com/C2tE2Bt4PU- NBAIndia (@NBAIndia) September 30, 2019
"Her Time to Play" is a global initiative by the league that is dedicated to promoting change on behalf of girls and women.
Hoffman will be accompanied by fellow WNBA legend Jennifer Azzi, the global technical director for women's programming across all of the NBA's seven academies across the world, and former college coach Blair Hardiek at the five-day (Oct. 2-6) NBA Academy India Women's Camp in Mumbai
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