April Madness 2017 – Event Highlight

April Madness 2017 – Event Highlight

On April 7th and 8th, PYB hosted its Second Annual April Madness Fundraiser. The two day event kicked off with a “Night Before the Madness” VIP Reception at the Field House Philly where tournament sponsors, team captains, PYB board members and advocates had the...
Upcoming Event – Girls Empowerment Program

Upcoming Event – Girls Empowerment Program

On May 13th, Philadelphia Youth Basketball in partnership with Philly Triple Threat will host its 1st Annual Girls Empowerment Program.  This inaugural event will focus on empowering female student athletes through skill development, health and wellness lessons, and...

Jensen: An important weekend of hoops

by Mike Jensen, @jensenoffcampus Philly Hoops, The Philadelphia Inquirer JANUARY 16, 2017   MARK C PSORAS / FOR THE INQUIRER Jay Cooke Elementary School coach Jamilah Gibbs (center) rallies her team during halftime against a team from Bala Cynwyd Middle School in a...
X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman – October

X’s and O’s from Kenny Holdsman – October

The mission of Philadelphia Youth Basketball is to create opportunities for young people, especially those from families and communities without abundant resources, to reach their potential as strong students, competitive athletes, and positive leaders and citizens. ...