US Ambassador to Indonesia Scot Marciel gave welcoming remarks in the Embassy courtyard for the USA Legends who are visiting Indonesia under the sponsorship of the Development Basketball League (DBL), the US Embassy here said in its website on Tuesday.

The USA Legends then hosted a coaching clinic with sixty orphans and high school students from the Jakarta area at the U.S. Embassy basketball courtyard.

The Ambassador later joined the discussion on "What Basketball Mean to Me" hosted at @america, including the USA Legends and members of the National Basketball League Indonesia.

Both events highlighted the role basketball can play in teaching youth American values such as teamwork and provide an opportunity to reach underserved populations.