Originally written on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.  |  Last updated 8/27/13
I, for one, am pretty excited to see Brooks in green this season. I think he is still young and raw but very talented. He should be able to develop more under the Celtics franchise than during his time in NJ/Brooklyn. Once he realizes his defensive abilities and puts together a more mature all round game, I truly believe he can become an all star caliber player. But I digress, here is Marshon getting visited by the YMCA at the Boston Celtics Practice Facility. Sun Life Financial and the Boston Celtics teamed up to host an exclusive exercise fit clinic at the Celtics practice facility for YMCA of Greater Boston youth. Boston Celtics’ Guard MarShon Brooks, newly-appointed Celtics’ assistant coach Walter McCarty, and Celtics’ Legend Dana Barros were on hand to help teach 35 Boston youth the importance of health, leading them in a variety of basketball drills and games, including the popular “Knockout.” The clinic encouraged physical activity and healthy lifestyles, while stressing the importance of a healthy diet and nutrition. Good to see Walter and Dana getting involved with the C's community uplifting programs like this. And from the sounds of it, there was a lot going on... Following the clinic, Celtics’ Mascot Lucky the Leprechaun surprised the students with a high-energy dunk show. Youth in attendance also received a goody bag including a basketball signed by Celtics Stars in attendance, MarShon Brooks, Walter McCarty and Dana Barros as well as a t-shirt. [Discuss on CG Forums!]
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

Scherzer gave pricey gifts to catchers on no-hitter, one-hitter

Seattle Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

Ryan Fitzpatrick believes he's due for breakout season

Report: Ref with Deflategate connection to work Pats game

Sam Bradford is proving himself to be the answer for Eagles

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

L.A. mayor would want Caitlyn Jenner to light Olympics torch

Segway cameraman apologizes for running down Usain Bolt

Do the Miami Dolphins finally have a coach worth fighting for?

Drew Storen wants a trade this winter – and he’ll likely get it

Kobe Bryant: ‘I Was An Idiot When I Was A Kid’

Anthony Davis wants gold medal more than NBA MVP

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Why NFL preseason games matter

August's winners and losers in sports

How the Chicago Cubs are swinging

Report: Barry Bonds loses collusion case

Packers smart to sit Rodgers for rest of preseason

Towns is perfect for today's NBA

The Opening Drive: Utah alum Jordan Gross is fed up with the HarBros

Five greatest NBAers without a ring

Exactly how bad is the NL East?

Five potential college football Week 1 shockers

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker