Broman Bros. Give Back to Rookie Basketball
Posted at: 02/13/2013 10:51 PM
| Updated at: 02/13/2013 10:52 PM
By: Dayna Landgrebe
Two Duluth high school basketball players are working together to help some rookies learn a thing or two. And they make a good team--they also happen to be brothers, too.
Anders and Bjorn Broman are working with the Salvation Army's Rookie Basketball Program, hosting a special practice on Wednesday night at Lowell Elementary School. They said it's all about giving back to the organization that helped give them their start.
"We have a lot of memories here, and to see that we're done with it and a new group of kids coming along, and they're working hard... it's cool to see that the next generation is coming up," said Bjorn Broman, a sophomore at Lake View Christian Academy.
Both brothers recalled early memories with the program, starting in kindergarten and the first grade.
"This just brought back a ton of memories, still some of my favorite memories are playing in this league," Anders Broman said. "I used to be one of those kids running around, so it's just a lot of fun tonight."
Both brothers are basketball stand-outs at Lakeview Christian Academy.
Anders, a senior, recently broke the Minnesota high school career scoring record with more than 4,000 points and counting. He's signed to play for South Dakota State University in the fall.
The Rookie Basketball Association is an area-wide beginners basketball program that serves boys and girls in grades 1-4 during the school year, and 1-6 during the summer.