Mutual benefits come in shared resources focused on the development of players, coaches, game officials, and community engagement and marketing opportunities. It is a league created by Canadians for Canadians. Aligning with the CEBL to achieve our mission of developing Canadian basketball will greatly benefit players, coaches, officials, and fans of our sport as we continue to work to grow the game domestically. It will be the professional league in Canada designated with an affiliation with FIBA, the international governing body for basketball. Beginning in with franchises in Hamilton, Niagara St. Canada Basketball joins blue chip companies such as New Era, Ticketmaster, and others that will be announced shortly as partners that have joined the CEBL movement across this country.
NBA Youth Basketball's programming and development. The NBA and Canada Basketball also today announced a multiyear partnership to merge and expand their existing youth basketball development programs - the Jr. NBA Youth Basketball. NBA Youth Basketball aims to empower local organizations in more than communities across Canada to provide boys and girls ages 5 - 12 with more opportunities to play the game. The Raptors will support Jr. Each of the more than participating community organizations across all provinces and two territories will implement a basketball development curriculum jointly developed by Canada Basketball and the NBA that reflects the Long-Term Athlete Development Framework LTAD and Canadian style of play.
Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Naismith, an instructor at the school, responded to the need for an indoor winter recreational activity that could be easily learned and played in teams. Naismith wanted to develop a game that emphasized skill instead of force. The result was a team sport in which the object was to score by throwing a large ball into a peach basket placed about 3 m or 10 feet above the floor.
Together, the two organizations will dedicate shared resources towards further developing players, coaches, game officials and community leaders within the game of basketball and beyond. Mutual benefits will take the form of community engagement, strategic and marketing opportunities. Basketball BC looks forward to a close and a growing relationship with the Fraser Valley Bandits as we have no doubt of the ongoing success of the league. British Columbia has become a preeminent destination and developmental hub for current and emerging amateur and post-secondary basketball talent. This is a pivotal agreement that will allow us to promote a domestic pathway for professional development that begins at the grassroots level with the high-level basketball programming that is offered by Basketball BC.