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About Gil Basketball Academy

The Gil Basketball Academy was formed to promote the sport of basketball in East Salinas, as well as the overall development of local student-athletes desiring to compete at the highest athletic levels of competition. GBA offers camps, clinics, and individual sessions teaching athletes the skills and techniques of shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and defense. The athletes will be coached by Jose Gil and other qualified and experienced coaches. GBA is about teaching not only basketball, but this academy will build confidence and character in all GBA members while having fun. (more…)


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Court Heroes

Gil Basketball Academy Presents: The 15th Anniversary Court Heroes Event

 A Quinceañera Celebration: Honoring Our Heroes in Basketball and Community Service  Date: Saturday, March 16Time: 5:30 PM - …

Salinas native makes the grade on and off the court

Stanford basketball player Josue Gil-Silva available as brand ambassador Growing up in East Salinas, Josue Gil-Silva learned many …

GBA Bingo Grand Opening!

SALINAS, Calif., — Back in 1989, Alisal High School basketball player Jose Gil and his farmworker parents volunteered at a Salinas bingo …

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World Tours

GBA believes in empowering youth by helping them develop a world view.

2024 World Tour to Japan

GBA 2024 World Tour Flyer to Japan

2022 World Tour to Spain and France

GBA 2022 World Tour Flyer to Spain and France


This past summer we took 67 youth on an educational trip to Mexico. They learned and experienced firsthand the traditions, …


GBA is more than just a basketball academy, it is an organization that works on character building, setting goals, and …

Dominican Republic

Our GBA parents, coaches and kids are hard at work trying to raise funds to pay for the kids tour to the Dominican Republic …

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Special Thank You To Our Annual Event Partner The Salinas PAL Center. We appreciate you.

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