ROCKFORD (WREX) -
Rockford Christian welcomed boys and girls basketball players aged 8-18 to the Royal Lions' gym for a special Saturday basketball clinic with a guest instructor that has ties to the NBA.
Eugene Burroughs, a shooting specialist and player development coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, worked with players to improve their technique and sharpen their offensive skills.
"Basketball brings everyone together, no matter where you're from. City or rural, black or white, it's a common denominator in sports, any sport. To have kids here, boys and girls, working to get better, it's really important, it's fun to watch."
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