Norwin Basketball Association
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
The NBA usually sponsors Metro teams as follows:
All Metro players 3rd through 6th grade must participate in the in-house rec program to be eligible to play Metro. Metro tryouts are held every year before the in-house rec program starts. The tryouts are announced here, in the NBA newsletter and on Facebook.
All 7th & 8th grade Metro players must make the Norwin Middle School Blue or Gold team to be eligible to play Metro. All 20 players from the Blue & Gold middle school teams in both 7th & 8th grade are welcome to play Metro. The NBA can also pull players outside of the school teams to fill a roster, as necessary.
Final Metro rosters - 2014-2015
3rd Grade Metro Team
4th Metro Team
Final split squad team will be decided after a few practices.
5th A-Div I Metro Team
5th B-Div II Metro Team
6th A-Div I Metro Team
6th B-Div II Metro Team
Tanner Van Woundenberg
7th A-Div I Metro Team
7th B-Div II Metro Team
All star tournament teams
All Star teams are formed toward the end of the in-house rec program. All Star teams are selected by ratings of the in-house coaches. Each coach submits ratings from 16 to 1, rating their top choice as 16 down to 1. The values are added to rank each player.
The NBA usually sponsors Allstar teams as follows:
"Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
"A winner is someone who recognizes his God- given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals."
- Larry Bird
"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."
- Michael Jordan
"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."
- Henry Ford
"The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot."
- Bill Russell
"The best teams have chemistry - they communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for the common goal."
- Dave DeBusschere
“I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot...and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why... I succeed.”
- Michael Jordan
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."
- John Wooden