About Jr. Suns

Welcome to the Jr. Suns and Jr. Mercury Basketball League!

For more than 14 years Jr. Suns and Jr. Mercury leagues have been providing kids with the opportunity to learn what it takes to win both on and off the court.

These leagues emphasize fun while encouraging fundamental skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, positive adult participation and community involvement.

Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury Youth Basketball Leagues are associated with the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, offering boys and girls ages 6 - 18 of all skill levels with an opportunity to play in up to four seasons each year.

The Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury support existing recreational youth basketball leagues through programs for players, parents, coaches and officials.

Such league partners include Valley of the Sun YMCA’s, Boys and Girls Clubs, Valley of the Sun JCC and various city parks and recreation departments.

Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury league benefits include:

  • An official Jr. Suns/Jr. Mercury jersey
  • A special program gift (t-shirt, hat, basketball, backpack, etc.)
  • A ticket to a Phoenix Suns or Phoenix Mercury home game
  • Special tickets discounts for other Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury games
  • Chance to play on the U.S. Airways Center court before a Suns or Mercury game
  • Appearances by Suns and Mercury players

Jr. Suns and Jr. Mercury programs offer a variety of unique benefits unmatched by any other youth basketball league. Click here to find a league near you!