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2021 JR. NBA WEEK

Join the NBA family in celebrating all the positive impacts of youth basketball.

Tag us @MemGrizzYouth while using the hashtag #JrNBAWeek to post content of your own, and be on the lookout for the following team activations.


Saturday, April 10

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MVP Virtual Basketball Clinic

Airing from the Grizzlies’ home court at FedExForum, kids of season ticket holders will be treated to a remote training session with Grizzlies Youth Basketball coaches.


Sunday, April 11

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Memphis Hustle Giveaway

Follow @MemphisHustle for an exclusive Jr. NBA-themed prize opportunity.

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Grizzlies vs. Pacers at FedExForum

Going to the game? Be on the lookout for various “Youth Basketball Night” promotions throughout.


Monday, April 12

Rise & Grind

Catch us on Grind City Media’s daily morning show as we discuss Jr. NBA Week, Her Time To Play, and other Grizzlies Youth Basketball efforts with hosts Meghan Triplett and Jessica Benson.

Jaren Jackson Jr. Announcement

Jaren Jackson Jr. has been named co-chair of the Jr. NBA's new Court of Leaders.

Read about why he was chosen and what this youth basketball council entails.

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Equipment Donations

Throughout the week, we’ll be donating basketballs, uniforms, t-shirts and other items to local youth organizations.

Know a team, group or organization in need? E-mail us at youthbasketball@grizzlies.com to tell us who in the Mid-South deserves some swag.


Tuesday, April 13

“How-To” Tuesday

Check out our latest tutorial so that you can learn some of your favorite Grizzlies player’s go-to moves.

Chris Vernon Show

On “Tuesdays with Tony,” Core 4 legend Tony Allen will share some of his youth basketball experiences growing up and dole out advice to kids with NBA hoop dreams of their own.


Wednesday, April 14

Global Jr. NBA Day

Follow us @MemGrizzYouth as we’ll spotlight some of our international players as kids.


Thursday, April 15

Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Mariah Chandler for being named Grizzlies Youth Basketball Coach of the Year!

Learn more about her contributions to the youth basketball community..


Friday, April 16

Next Level Mentality Day

We’ll highlight Jr. NBA’s latest content series, which encourages kids to “train their brain like they train their game.”


Saturday, April 17

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Coach Appreciation Day

What better way to end the week than to recognize ALL of the coaches making positive contributions to the game of basketball.

Is there a special coach in your life you’d like to recognize? Tag us and use the hashtag #ThankYouCoach.