The Y Partners with Grand Rapids Drive for Free Basketball Clinic
Grand Rapids, MI, December 7, 2016 – The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is proud to partner with the Grand Rapids Drive to offer a free basketball clinic on December 9, 2016. Staff, coaches and players from the Grand Rapids Drive professional NBA development league team will assist with the clinic, teaching basketball skills and drills for students ages 5-14, including some game time and personal instruction.
Each participant in the clinic will receive a ticket voucher for ONE FREE Grand Rapids Drive ticket with the ability to purchase an additional ticket at a discounted rate.
Free Basketball Clinic
in cooperation with the Grand Rapids Drive professional NBA development league team
David D. Hunting YMCA
475 Lake Michigan Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
- December 9, 6:00-7:00pm – Ages 5-10
- December 9, 7:00-8:00pm – Ages 11-14
Space is limited. All participants must register in advance. To register, call 616.855.9622, go to www.grymca.org/events, or visit the front desk at one of our seven YMCA locations.
About the Grand Rapids Drive
The Grand Rapids Drive is an affiliate of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons. The team’s inaugural season began in November 2014. The roster is made up of three returning players from the Springfield Armor (the franchise purchased by the Drive), five NBA Development League draftees, and two affiliate players from the Detroit Pistons. Since it’s conception in 2001, 30 percent of current NBA players and over 40 percent of NBA draftees have played on NBA D-League teams, like the Drive. The Detroit Pistons manage the team’s basketball operations department, and oversee all personnel and basketball-related aspects of the team.