DeMarre Carroll will host a Junior Jazz workshop from 11 a.m. To noon, Wednesday, June 19 at the Grand County High School. The event is free and all ages are welcome.
Carroll is a forward on the Utah Jazz basketball team. He will be on the Jazz’s annual Junior Jazz road trip providing 41 basketball clinics across four states.
He’s earned the nickname “Junkyard Dog” because of his work ethic.
The Utah Jazz announced today that forward DeMarre Carroll will take part in Week 3 of this summer’s annual Junior Jazz road trip, a barnstorming tour which conducts approximately 41 basketball clinics covering more than 4,000 miles across four states for three weeks each summer. Week 3 featuring Carroll commences on Monday, August 6, and will include the Jazz forward running 16 basketball clinics in 16 different cities and towns across Utah, Idaho and Wyoming over a six-day span.
“We are very grateful to the many Jazz fans throughout the Intermountain Region and this is a great chance for us to give back to those communities and show them we appreciate their support,” said Jazz president Randy Rigby. “We are excited that DeMarre have chosen to participate in this year’s Junior Jazz road trip and get the opportunity to work with and visit young Jazz fans across Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming.”
The 2012 edition of the Junior Jazz road trip marks the 28th straight year the Jazz has conducted the events, which feature Jazz players running hour-long basketball clinics for kids in participating Junior Jazz towns across Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming. Following each clinic, the Jazz player will sign autographs and pose for pictures.
Former Jazz greats Karl Malone and John Stockton are among the numerous Jazz players to have participated in the Junior Jazz trips over the years. The Junior Jazz program is the largest and longest-running youth basketball league in the NBA and the Jazz is the only team in the NBA to conduct a summer tour.
What: Junior Jazz basketball clinic with DeMarre Carroll
When: 11 a.m. To noon, Wednesday, June 19
Where: Grand County High School, 608 S. 400 East