SBD Global/October 11, 2012/Leagues and Governing Bodies
NBA, CBA Agree To Multi-Year Extension Of Coaching Program
Published October 12, 2012
The NBA and Chinese Basketball Association agreed to a multi-year extension of their joint coaching program, which has trained more than 580 CBA pro and junior level coaches since '09. Through the extension, the two leagues will continue to work together to improve coaching, which will result in youth development and the overall growth of basketball. The NBA will create training and observation programs to develop CBA coaches, based on their experience, at both the elite and grassroots level. CBA coaches will travel to the U.S. for basketball study, observation and participation in coaching activities with NBA coaches and teams. NBA coaches, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches and nutritionists will travel to China to lecture at the CBA's annual coaching training camps (NBA).
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