With the successful launch of th Jr NBA Uganda in partnership with Federation of Ugandan Basketball Associations , we have witnessed the love of the game grow especially amongst high schools taking part in the league. A visit from Oklahoma City Thunder Centre Enis Kanter and former Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng in the country brought a great deal of joy to the young sportswomen and men but more so encouragement to keep working at their craft day in day out. With a long list of NBA players hailing from Africa; Al-farouq Aminu of Portland Trailblazers (Nigeria), Bizmark Biyombo (DRC)who had a terrific performance at NBA Playoffs ’16 with Toronto Raptors to great legends Dikembe Mutombo (DRC) and Hakeem Olajuwon, greatest post player of all time, the list goes on and on and on… Thus clearly, talent is not lacking in the motherlands black beauty hails from, with the JrNBA now in Uganda , who knows where Chicago Bulls PG or Cleveland Cavs C will come from in 10-20 years;maybe mukono, kampala or entebbe . When all is said and done we are grateful for NBA presence in Uganda, it has led to rise of a number of positive communities; such as Score Beyond https://www.facebook.com/scorebeyond256/?ref=br_rs impacting female basketball players with life skills, we salute them. Its up to us Ugandans to nature and grow this sport to the heights we would be proud of as a nation. That being said , Ugandan Streetwear brand NA http://ngabi.co/has committed to rewarding the JrNBA MVPs (Girl and Guy) with a pair of new kicks each once voting is done come end of season, this is to encourage youngsters and grow love of the game in the Pearl of Africa . That being said, lets take a look at JrNBA Uganda Girl MVP Kicks- KD Trey 5 iii “Game Royal”
The KD Trey 5 III Basketball shoe introduces a lightweight, breathable mid-top design to Kevin Durant’s footwear arsenal. Its flexible upper enhances natural motion, while a forefoot Zoom Air unit delivers low-profile response suited to KD’s versatile game. The flexible foam and mesh upper enhances natural motion so you don’t feel held back on the court. The rubber heel counter enhances stability and court grip so you stay on your feet even with the sharpest cuts. The rubber outsole with herringbone pattern enhances durability and traction.
Next Up KICK shopping for the JrNBAUganda Boy MVP woohoo! Shopping on th NA website will begin officially on August 5th 2016, for now its bball, sneakers, fashion and 256 love