Reno Bighorns to host clinic |

Reno Bighorns to host clinic

Staff Reports

The Reno Bighorns professional basketball team will host a youth clinic on Aug. 7-8 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.

The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day to give players ages 6 to 14 an opportunity to learn basketball fundamentals and to become directly involved with the Bighorns organization.

Registration is $85. Each participant will receive a Bighorns t-shirt, Bighorns swag, two tickets to a 2017-18 contest and a certificate of participation. Lunch will be provided each day of the clinic.

Bighorns head coach and 13-year NBA veteran Darrick Martin will lead the clinic, along with Bighorns assistant coaches.

IF YOU GOWHAT: Reno Bighorns Douglas ClinicWHEN: Aug. 7-8, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. each dayWHERE: Douglas County Community & Senior CenterWHO: Reno Bighorns, a NBA G League franchise owned and operated by the Sacramento Kings that competes in the Development League’s Western Conference Pacific Division. The Bighorns play their home games at the Reno Events Center.

The goal of the two-day clinic is to develop kids ages 6 to 14 as whole players, working with all skill levels to cultivate respect, sportsmanship, and work ethic in addition to mastering the fundamentals of the game.

The clinic is limited to 100 youth. Each clinic member should bring their own water bottle, snacks, and wear basketball attire.

Visit the under the “community” tab or call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 for more information or to register. Information is also available at the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department.