December 21, 2009

Walnut, CA- On Saturday, December 19, Los Angeles D-Fenders players, Ryan Forehan-Kelly, Diamon Simpson, Dar Tucker, Michael Fey, Sasha Cuic and Lawrence McKenzie, along with Head Coach Chucky Brown hosted a basketball skills clinic for basketball players from the Walnut NJB.

National Junior Basketball is a non-profit youth basketball league based on sportsmanship and player development. NJB consists of more than 25,000 participants in six states and the program offers three divisions for boys and girls in first through 12th grade.

The D-Fenders players and Chucky Brown each hosted a specific basketball skills station where groups of kids were able to participate in different drills such as, ball handling, defense, shooting, and rebounding. The event was held from 2-4pm at the Walnut Gymnasium and Teen Center.

This Tuesday, December 22, nearly 400 of the Walnut NJB players will come out to STAPLES Center to cheer on the D-Fenders at home against the Bakersfield Jam

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