Stanford basketball player Josue Gil-Silva available as brand ambassador Growing up in East Salinas, Josue Gil-Silva learned many lessons, but chief among them was to always “dream big." So the idea of a young Latino kid who loved basketball one day suiting up for the most prestigious university in the country did not seem so daunting. “We … [Read more...] about Salinas native makes the grade on and off the court
SALINAS, Calif., — Back in 1989, Alisal High School basketball player Jose Gil and his farmworker parents volunteered at a Salinas bingo hall to help him represent the U.S. at a tournament in New Zealand.Fast forward 33 years and Gil is back at it again, raising funds through bingo in support of his nonprofit Gil Basketball Academy in East … [Read more...] about GBA Bingo Grand Opening!
GBA standout guard Nayeli Gil-Silva invited to join the Girls Under Armour Association National 15U sponsored Circuit basketball team! Nayeli will compete this spring and summer against the top players in the country to pursue her dream of playing collegiate ball. Under Armour provides an elite league-style travel team circuit that allows … [Read more...] about Nayeli Gil-Silva invited to join the Girls Under Armour Association National 15U
Check out all the rest of the great shots on our FACEBOOK Page. Thank you to Richard Green for all the awesome images! And thank you to everyone that came out for the celebration. #gogba … [Read more...] about GIL Basketball Academy celebrated 12 years at Toro Park Last Saturday
SALINAS, Calif., — Jim Rear believes the word “hero” should be bestowed upon soldiers, veterans, police officers, firefighters and emergency responders. Not basketball coaches. Yet as a coach for more than 30 years, Rear impacted countless lives, teaching basketball skills that translate easily into life skills. “If, as a coach, I was able to … [Read more...] about GBA to honor longtime Salinas coach Jim Rear with Heroes Award