Jr. NBA Week – Join Us In Celebrating Youth Basketball!

April 11th, 2021



From April 11-17, help us celebrate #JrNBAWeek and the importance of our game! Get involved with the Jr. NBA!

Throughout the week, the Jr. NBA will be hosting the following virtual activations for players, parents, coaches and referees that you can take part in:

  • Jr. NBA at Home Workout: Tues., April 13 @ 4pm ET on @JrNBA YouTube
  • Jr. NBA Live Coaches Event: Wed., April 14 @ 12pm ET (Register Here)
  • Jr. NBA Parent Forum: Thurs., April 15 @ 12pm ET (Register Here)
  • Jr. NBA Ask a Referee: Fri., April 16 @ 11am ET pm @JrNBA YouTube

See below for additional ways to help us celebrate youth basketball during #JrNBAWeek! Be sure to tag Pistons Academy!

Facebook: @PistonsAcademy
Instagram: @Pistons_Academy
Twitter: @PistonsAcademy

    Sunday 4/11 Jr. NBA Week Tip-Off
  • Share what you love about the game of basketball
  • Share your favorite youth basketball memory
  • Share fun and motivational messages about the benefits of kids playing sports
  • Hashtag: #JrNBAWeek
    Monday 4/12 Her Time To Play Day
  • Share why you feel it’s important for girls and female mentors to participate in sports
  • Share who your female mentor is and why
  • Share who your favorite women athletes are
  • Visit JrNBA.com/HerTimeToPlay to learn more and join the Her Time To Play community
  • Hashtag: #HerTimeToPlay, #JrNBAWeek
    Tuesday 4/13 “How To” Tuesday
  • Share your favorite Jr. NBA at Home drill you’ve been practicing at home
  • Post a video of you working on your basketball skills at home
  • Visit JrNBA.com/JrNBAatHome to watch instructional videos led by NBA/WNBA players
  • Hashtag: #JrNBAWeek
 Wednesday 4/14 Global Jr. NBA Day
  • Celebrate the diversity in the game of basketball and its global reach
  • Share who your favorite international players are on NBA teams
  • Hashtag: #JrNBAWeek
    Thursday 4/15 WNBA Draft
  • Share which players you’re most excited to see drafted (click here to see the full list of eligible players)
  • Share who your favorite WNBA player is
  • Visit WNBA.com to learn more about the WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm
  • Hashtag: #CountIt, #HerTimeToPlay, #JrNBAWeek
    Friday 4/16 Next Level Mentality Day
  • Share how you work on your mental game to focus on your growth both on and off the court
  • Share your favorite mental skill to work on
  • Visit JrNBA.com/NextLevelMentality to watch the first 5 episodes
  • Hashtag: #NextLevelMentality, #JrNBAWeek
    Saturday 4/17 Coach Appreciation Day
  • Show appreciation for your youth basketball coach and/or mentor
  • Share your best coaching tips that you use during practice or at home
  • Share the best coaching advice you’ve received
  • Hashtag: #JrNBAWeek
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