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Carter coaches East End youngsters

PUBLISHED: 17:47 16 October 2008 | UPDATED: 13:42 05 October 2010

NBA superstar Vince Carter held a basketball master class for East End youngsters at a schools training session in Poplar on Monday. New Jersey Nets star Carter and team-mates Ryan Anderson and Jarvis Hayes conducted a special coaching session for 60 loc

NBA superstar Vince Carter held a basketball master class for East End youngsters at a schools training session in Poplar on Monday.

New Jersey Nets star Carter and team-mates Ryan Anderson and Jarvis Hayes conducted a special coaching session for 60 local kids aged 11 to 14 at the Barclays Spaces for Sports site in Brabazon Park ahead of the NBA exhibition match at the O2 centre this weekend.

Carter said: "It's been a real privilege to visit a Barclays Spaces for Sports site during our time in London.

"Sites like the one [in Poplar] really highlight the positive impact that quality sports facilities can have on local communities.

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