PSB ELITE 17U UNDER ARMOUR ASSOCIATION CHALLENGE PREVIEW

By: Zain Motani

Pro Skills Basketball 15U, 16U, and 17U Elite teams will be participating in the Under Armour Association Challenge this week in Atlanta.

The 17U PSB Elite team faces a pair of teams out of Texas (Texas Impact; Texas Hardwork) and a team out of New York (NX Level) on Wednesday and Thursday before bracket play begins on Friday.

Below are some of the top PSB players to watch in Atlanta this weekend!

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5 QUESTIONS WITH NBA GUARD MALIK MONK

In June, we hosted the first session of the Malik Monk Basketball Camp in Charlotte, North Carolina. The second session will take place August 6-9 in Huntersville, NC and there is still room to sign up!

The Malik Monk Basketball Camp is a week-long summer camp powered by us, Pro Skills Basketball, a Jr. NBA Flagship Organization.

This camp is a special way for Malik to give back to the game while providing a fun opportunity for young boys and girls ages 6-17 to learn the game.

The camp includes appearances by Malik, a personal picture, and autograph for each camper as well as a ton of fun drills, competitions, and games.

During the first day of camp, all of the different age groups took part in the “Meet & Greet and Q&A” station where the campers all got to personally meet Malik as well as ask him any questions they wanted.

The video above highlights some of the questions and answers, and they’re also transcribed below!

Here are 5 questions that we had the opportunity to ask Malik Monk.

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NEWS: 2018 Jay Bilas Skills Camp Standouts

Jay Bilas Skills Camp Charlotte NCBy: Zain Motani

The fifth annual Jay Bilas Skills Camp took place in Charlotte, NC from June 8th – June 10th. Held on the beautiful Levine Center of Queens University, the camp featured almost 120 participants representing 23 states.

You can read a detailed Jay Bilas Camp recap here!

There were a plethora of college-bound prospects at the camp, and below are some of the players who stood out to the PSB crew!

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NEWS: Jay Bilas Skills Camp 2018 (Recap)

 

By: Zain Motani

The fifth annual Jay Bilas Skills Camp took place in Charlotte, NC from June 8th – June 10th, 2018.

Held at the beautiful Levine Center of Queens University, the camp featured almost 120 participants hailing from 23 states – half of the whom reigned from a state outside other than the Carolinas.

There were at least 10 potential Division I players present and a slew of other DII, DIII, and NAIA prospects flanked by former professional, DI, DII, and DIII college coaches.

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KARL BARKLEY’S PSB CHINA BASKETBALL ADVENTURES: May 2018

Karl Barkley's Pro Skills Basketball China AdventuresThis month I welcomed a new roommate to Chengdu (Nathan) and said goodbye to two others (Zeb and Tyler). Before the latter could return home to Queen and country, Nathan and I made sure to give them a proper English send off.

First, we joined in on Chengdu’s British Day celebrations. The festivities coincided with the Royal Wedding and included great food, a few games of Tug-of-War, and a friendly water balloon fight.

Later that week we all went to the China v. England U19 soccer game. Although England ended up losing the game on a late breakaway goal, the matchup felt like a poetic ending to Tyler and Zeb’s time in China.

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