To develop of a top quality basketball league for urban professionals
that will interact closely with schools and community groups.
Our main purposes will be to provide high quality facilities for
adults and youth for recreational programs and utilizing a series
of motivational, awareness and wellness clinics.
P. Williams, President
Dick Barnett, Ph.D., Commissioner
Matthew Mayo, Vice President
Phil Baumgarten, CPA
All of our games will be held at some of the most elite basketball
facilities in New York. Such as FIT, Columbia University, Trinity
School, Baruch College
and other such facilities.
NBA player operates our league and former NBA and Division One
professionals referee our games.
basketball games and programs will be attended by NBA legends
goal is to provide a top quality basketball league, at a reasonable
There are many benefits for participants playing in the Worldwide
Basketball League. The league will conduct a series of workshops,
outreach programs and awareness, motivation, and intervention
initiatives in the public schools as part of its outreach programs.
will also conduct a series of Knicks Clinic, for both our adult
and youth basketball programs. Our adult programs will focus on
wellness concepts, coping with stress, pressure and productive
exercise. Our youth programs will focus on basketball skills and
will have summer basketball camps for boys and girls, (ages 6-17)
to improve basic basketball skills and fundamentals in everyday
10 game full court season begin on Sept 6th. There will be
a team scrimmages before the start of the season. There will also
be two playoff games. We will provide ten league shirts to each
team. Each team will be rated by a former NBA player, and placed
in one of nine divisions. We will have two divisions for womens,
which will be operated by former WNBA players and referees.
of our referees are former NBA referees or Division one referees.
Our games will be played in the evenings. We will have our last
Open Scrimmage on August 23rd, for individuals who wished to be
played on a team. Our open scrimmage for women will be held on
August 24th at the Trinity School.
the case of company sponsoring teams, players need not work for
the sponsoring firm, but must be 18 years of age.
outreach programs will include seminars, field trips, small group
projects, large group lectures, films and problem solving strategies.
youth programs are like no other in the country. Our variety of
programming meets the needs of every player. Our three distinctive
Programs: Shooting instructions, One on One, Ball handling and
Drills. A week of shooting instructions will have players leaving
with improved confidence.
Programs: Three on Three, Games, Drills, Special situations and
expert coaching. High School Varsity, JV and Freshman as well
as Junior High teams will attend. Teams will be grouped into leagues
based on ability and age and will be assigned an experienced staff
member. A perfect blend of practice time, games, team development
and team challenges makes this the ideal program for teams of
Day Camps: (6th-12th graders) This camp focuses on creating a
better shooter through our drills and shooting instructions programs.
Players will be given daily video shooting instructions. The finer
points of perimeter play and post play will also be taught in
small groups. Each player will leave with a video and written
evaluation and practice tips.
proactive involvement in sports has presented numerous opportunities
to interact with school, corporations, community based organizations
and government agencies. A concerted effort will be made to reach
out to young adults to improve their life chances. Our outreach
mission is targeted toward individuals in adolescent and early
teen-age years. Our concept utilizes a number of instructional
strategies to assist individuals in understanding their emotional
and psychological transition to adulthood. Our workshops are geared
to confronting a number of issues.
Concept (Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol, Stress and Steroids) Dream Track
Concept (Goals, Plans, Vehicle and Step by Step Process) Peer
Mediation (Special situations, Conflict Resolutions and Role Models)