Las Vegas Aces To Host Youth Hoops Clinic

Team Will Be Donating New Basketballs To Pearson Community Center

June 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - In celebration of Jr. WNBA Week, Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and the Las Vegas Aces will host a youth basketball clinic from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center at 1625 W. Carey Avenue.

Aces players will lead shooting, passing, defense, and agility drills for the 100 students selected to participate in the clinic. The players will also take time to meet with the students.

“It is great to see the Las Vegas Aces players come into the community and share their experience and expertise with our local youth,” Commissioner Weekly said. “We are all excited about our newest professional sports team, and truly appreciate the Aces for giving back to the community.”

In addition to the clinic, the Aces are donating new basketballs to the Pearson Center, and giving t-shirts to the students attending the clinic.The students participating in the clinic come from a youth league that plays at the center and the surrounding community. The clinic is only open to the students invited to attend.