Sports

July 20, 2012

A week of sports with Nellis and the community

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U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes

NBA Hall of Fame member Lenny Wilkens, along with NBA Star Gary NBA legends Gary Payton, Jerome Williams, Chris Mullin, Spencer Haywood, WNBA legend Teresa Edwards and more than 75 youth from the Nellis Air Force Base community pose for a group photo after completing a basketball clinic at the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center, July 10, at Nellis. Legendary NBA coach Lenny Wilkens led the group of stars who ran the boys and girls through drills after they broke up into four groups and rotated among half-court stations.

Gary Payton, retired NBA player, instructs youth from the Nellis Air Force Base community during a basketball clinic. Payton played on the 1996 and 2000 USA Olympic basketball teams, earning gold medals during both events.

Gary Payton, retired NBA player, coaches chest pass exercises to youth from the Nellis Air Force Base community during a basketball clinic hosted by Hoops for Troops. Payton, who set up The Gary Payton Foundation in 1996 to provide safe places for underprivileged youth to participate recreational activities, enjoys giving back to the military and there families.

Children from the Nellis Community participate in a basketball clinic sponsored by the NBA in the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center. More than 75 children ages 6-15 participated in the clinic taught by NBA/WNBA players Lenny Wilkins, Gary Payton, Jerome Williams, Chris Muillin, Spencer Haywood and Teresa Edwards.

Gary Payton, retired NBA player, watches youth from the Nellis Air Force Base community catch rebounds during a basketball clinic. Payton taught his group of 20 the importance of rebounding in this drill.




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