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The Importance of Practice Plans When Coaching Youth Basketball

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:53 PM

When it comes to coaching youth basketball the right way, it’s critical to put practice plans into play. But why is it so important? Well, while some coaches of youth basketball camps believe that practice plans aren’t all...

Young3 Inspires Long Beach Youth

Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:14 PM

By: Liam Blutman Sad to say but that time of year is upon us— The very end of summer. Unfortunately, as Fall looms it also signifies the Young3 tour is coming to a close. The final camp of the su...

DeShawn Stevenson Gives Back To The Dallas Youth With A Shooting For Peace Clinic

Friday, August 16, 2019 11:49 PM

By: Liam Blutman DeShawn Stevenson returned to Dallas, Texas and made it his duty to give back to the community. DeShawn Stevenson teamed up with Shooting for Peace to deliv...


Young3 Showcases Elite Talent In Miami, Florida

Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:37 AM

By: Liam Blutman Much like King James, the Young3 took their talents and headed to South Beach for our much anticipated return to Miami, Florida. Last years camp was jam packed with over 200 kids in the bui...

5 of the Best Basketball Drills for Coaching Youth Basketball

Friday, August 9, 2019 1:08 PM

When it comes to coaching youth basketball at youth basketball camps like the Young3, there are so many different basketball drills capable of helping develop a young player&...

5 Benefits of Basketball Camps for Today’s Youth

Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:17 PM

Is your child enrolled in any extra-curricular sports activities?  Better yet, are they as physically active as they should be? It’s certainly an important issue that all parents and/or guardians should consider. And fortun...


Young3 Receives Raving Reviews In Return To Chicago

Saturday, August 3, 2019 5:45 PM

By: Liam Blutman   The Young3 traveled to Chicago, Illinois to give back to the youth with some life lessons and fun via basketball. It was a solid turnout here in Chicago at the Union Leag...

Salt Lake City Falls In Love With The Young3 Experience

Saturday, July 27, 2019 5:57 PM

By: Liam Blutman We’re out here in Salt Lake City as the Young3 has made its way to Utah to spread positivity and influence the youth. It was a nice showing from the community as we had around 100 kids part...

Young3, BIG3, and Nancy Lieberman Improve OKC’s Community

Sunday, July 21, 2019 7:21 PM

By: Liam Blutman Nancy Lieberman, Head Coach of the defending champion Power, donated yet another Dream Court today. This one provided to the community of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. We were proud to host 45 p...


Young3 Shines Bright In Kansas City, Missouri

Saturday, July 20, 2019 12:39 AM

By: Liam Blutman   The Young3 is out here in Kansas City this week. Kansas City, Missouri to be exact and not Kansas City, Kansas which is only 15 minutes away. We can happily let you know that we saw a...

Young3 Thrives In Providence, Rhode Island

Friday, July 12, 2019 10:39 PM

By: Liam Blutman After three incredible weeks, The Young3 ventured out to the northeast for this weeks camp. More specifically our journey took us to South Side Boys and Girls Club in Providence, Rhode Isla...

Young3 Has The Birmingham, Alabama Community Buzzing With Excitement

Friday, July 5, 2019 10:43 PM

By: Liam Blutman   Another week, another act of kindness delivered, this time in Birmingham, Alabama. The Young3 team is responsible and let me say that today’s camp was flat out impeccable. We we...


Young3 and BIG3 Give Back To The Youth On Behalf of Nancy Lieberman - Charlotte, North Carolina

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:05 PM

By: Liam Blutman As a wise man named Ice Cube once said, “Today was a good day.” The date of June 29th, 2019 attests to that simple statement by one Ice Cube. For it was on tha...

“Young3 and BIG3 Hitting Social Responsibility”

Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:25 PM

By: Liam Blutman Saturday, the 22nd of June, another act of positivity curated by the Young3 in tandem...

Young3 - Detroit, Michigan

Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:49 AM

Alas, the Young3 is back on the summer circuit, traveling from city to city, blessing the youth through the wonderful game of basketball. Myself and the rest of the Young3 staff is super excited to get back at it and for our first week ...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Liam Blutman

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:49 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Lastly we have, Liam Blutman. Yes, ...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Bryan Burrell

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:48 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Here we have, Bryan Burrell. Bryan ...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Joshua Williams

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:48 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Joshua Williams, the you...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Johnnie Williams

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:47 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the valuable members of our staff and what they bring to the table. We are thrilled to have J...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Kevin Whitted

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:46 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the valuable members of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Kevin Whitted....

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Eric “Broadway” Jones

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:46 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. The next member of our team is Eric...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Desmon Farmer

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:45 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Desmon Farmer. One of th...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Charles “Choo” Smith

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:44 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. We are so thrilled to boast that fo...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - James “Hollywood” Robinson

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:43 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is the man they call Hollyw...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Erin Thorn

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:43 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. First up, is Erin Thorn. Erin is th...

Young3 to Air Tournaments Live on BIG3 Website All Summer

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:30 PM

Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz’s BIG3 3-on-3 basketball league has announced that it will be airing Young3 basketball tournaments live on its website for all of summer 2019. For those who don’t know, Young3 is a BIG3 program ...

Young3 - Las Vegas Aces Game

Monday, May 20, 2019 5:11 PM

The Las Vegas Aces hosted a preseason game against the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday, May the 19th. Although the hometown Aces fell 79-75 it was a great day for some local kids. The Young3...


Young3 Camp - Las Vegas

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:51 PM

Following the BIG3 Combine was an incredible Young3 Camp held at The Combine which is located at 7260 Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. The camp was great as many young kids sho...

Young3 - Memphis, Tennessee

Monday, April 15, 2019 3:00 PM

The Young3 just keeps on thriving! A few days ago Kevin Whitted held a camp in Memphis, Tennessee at the KWBS Training Facility. About 40 kids were hyped to be apart of this great event. ...

Shooting For Peace Event - Charlotte, North Carolina

Thursday, February 21, 2019 3:56 PM

Shooting For Peace Event - Charlotte, North Carolina   Last week the NBA All-Star weekend took place in Charlotte, North Carolina. Members of our CBN team, Jerome Williams and Bryan Burrell made their way out to Charlotte...


The Combine

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:25 PM

There is so much to be excited about when talking about The Combine — Las Vegas' newest basketball training facility. A combination of the newest technology, incredible and personable trainers and affordable prices make The Combin...

Young3 Las Vegas

Monday, January 7, 2019 4:40 PM

Young3 Vegas President of the Young3, Jerome Williams made some big moves today as he ran a Young3 camp in his city, Las Vegas.   The camp was held a...

Jerome Williams Visits Canada - Dunk For Diabetes

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:59 PM

The other week president of the Young3, Jerome Williams went up to Canada to talk to a whole bunch of kids. His goal was to stress the importance of being healthy and not getting diabetes. ...


Las Vegas Rescue Mission - Toy Drive

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:35 PM

This past Saturday Jerome Williams, his family, and some members from the Champions Basketball Network headed out to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission to give back to the community. With Chris...

Shooting For Peace Takes On Las Vegas Rescue Mission

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:58 PM

A chance to feed the homeless and give back to the community took place on November 21st at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. This was the day before Thanksgiving and many good people came here to give back and make people’s days.

Jerome Williams visits Africa - Young3 Nigeria Tour

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:46 AM

In Nigeria, Jerome did several clinics with the Power Forward Initiative. These clinics were sponsored by Africare, a non-profit organization which provides development aid for Africa, and Exxon Mobil, a gas corporation that was also interest...


Jerome Williams - Canada Tour: Part 2 (Toronto)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:46 AM

Following his trip to Montreal, Jerome ventured off to Toronto. While Jerome wasn’t in Toronto for long he still made a great impact when he held a Legends Shooting For Peace assembly at Jarvis Collegiate Institute, a high school in Tor...

Young3 Montreal Canada Tour Jerome Williams

Jerome Williams - Canada Tour: Part 1 (Montreal)

October 22, 2018

Young3 President Jerome Williams took a trip to Canada the other week and visited the wonderful cities of Montreal and Toronto with a mission to give back and influence some positive change.
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Young3 in Toronto, Canada

July 30, 2018

The Young3 went international with a trip north of the border to the great city of Toronto, Canada. As per usual the turnout was great and the kids had such a blast the entire today as they participated in the basketball clinic and the 3 on 3 tournament. The event was graciously hosted by the folks at Rockcliffe Middle School and I would have to say this was one of the most fun Young3 events we’ve had to date.
Young3 Early Impact

Early Impact of Young3

July 5, 2018

One aspect that the Big3 has done a great job in would be it’s charity work. Like the Big3, the Young3 has been a big success this season and looks to continue their success down the road in multiple cities.
Jerome Williams retired NBA player

Jerome Williams: Helping Kids Through Basketball

May 25, 2018

Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams has always been a beast on the boards. The name of his game is rebounding, but JYD’s real mission is to lead the league in assists – just not the kind that result in baskets.
NBA Legends and Shooting for Peace launch program

NBA Legends, Shooting for Peace Launch 306 African-American History Program

May 23, 2018

Jerome Williams, National Basketball Retired Players Association Chapter Members, the Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players, and EVERFI, Inc., launched the 306 – African-American HistoryTM program, an interactive, web-based African-American history course designed to build shared values and inspire today’s youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.
Jerome Williams, new president of Young3.

Jerome “JYD” Williams Named President of Ice Cube’s New “YOUNG 3” Basketball Program

May 11, 2018

It’s apparent that former NBA star player “Junk Yard Dog” Jerome Williams and triple-threat Ice Cube share the same vision of inspiring more youth to shoot for the… net.

 

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