By: NY1 News

A youth program, started by a former NBA player, has been making its way across the country and stopped off in Queens over the weekend. NY1’s Angi Gonzalez has a look at how the effort is teaching kids how to succeed both on and off the court.

As a former Knicks player, Allan Houston is no stranger to the court.

Now, as the Knicks Assistant General Manager and GM for their NBA development team, Houston has developed a knack for mentoring young talent.

“Sometimes you just feel like you have something to share,” Houston explained.

So, Houston came up with a youth development program and basketball clinic that focuses on five principals.

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