New York Knicks & SASF FIT Basketball Challenge
NBA FIt- February 12, 2011
This season the New York Knicks will once again partner with the Sports, Arts and Schools Foundation (SASF) to get students to take part in the Knicks SASF FIT Basketball Challenge.
January 2011, over 3,000 Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Bronx students will participate in the "local" portion of the Knicks SASF FIT Challenge, competing for a chance to move on to the "regional" competition later in the month.
February 26th, the top 55 students from this program will advance to the Knicks SASF Fit Finals at the MSG Training Center to determine the top 6 participants and program Fit Champions.
March 25th, the top 6 students from the Knicks SASF Fit Finals competition are invited to the Knicks game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. At the game, the top 6 students will be recognized on court for winning the Knicks & SASF FIT Basketball Challenge.
'Knicks-SASF Fit Basketball Challenge'February 12th: New York Knicks alumni John Wallace, DJ Hill and Knicks program staff appeared for 500 SASF Knicks youth participants ages 7 - 15 at Regional Competitions at Brooklyns Kappa VII (300 Willoughby Avenue) including shooting, rebounding, line sprints, speed revolutions, wall passes, and defensive shuffles. Knicks staffer Troy Bowers and John Wallace lead a discussion on the importance of staying active and the benefits of keeping yourself in shape.