Looking for a physical activity to get children off the couch? Basketball is a sport that children can begin at an early age. Playing basketball helps children learn basic coordination and team-building skills, with an added bonus of making new friends along the way. Charlie Steel, a 6 year-old nervous about playing in an upcoming league due to his size called on Newport Greyhound Jairus Dean for help. Dean, also small in stature, holds his own on the Basketball Court. “When I was approached by my dad to help, I was so excited,” said Jairus. “I have been teased regarding my size, but now use it to my advantage.”