Two of BORP’s wheelchair basketball coaches will play in the 16th Annual NBA/NWBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic taking place in New Orleans on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 5:00 p.m. PST. BORP Youth Sports Coordinator and BORP Jr. Road Warriors Head Coach Trooper Johnson and fellow coach Chuck Gill are both members of the Golden State Road Warriors wheelchair basketball team and will represent the NWBA West All-Star Team. Road Warriors Head Coach Paul Jackson will lead the West team along with honorary coaches John Starks and Tamika Catchings.
Immediately following the Classic NWBA All-Stars will also lead a basketball clinic for local New Orleans youth athletes with lower limb impairments and their families.
To read more about the Classic and to see the full rosters of both East and West NWBA All-Star squads see: http://www.nba.com/cares/wheelchairclassic_as2014.html