BWB Asia camp: 66 boys, girls from 16 countries to participate


Mumbai,May 25 (PTI) The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) have announced the top 66 boys and girls from 16 countries and territories who will participate in the 10thedition of Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia.

BWB Asia 2018 will be held between May 30 and June 2 at the NBA Academy India in the Delhi National Capital Region, a media release issued here said.

Corey Brewer (Oklahoma City Thunder; U.S.), Caris LeVert (Brooklyn Nets; U.S.), Kelly Olynyk (Miami Heat; Canada; BWB Americas 2009), Dwight Powell (Dallas Mavericks; Canada), two-time WNBA Champion Ruth Riley, and former WNBA player Ebony Hoffman will coach the top high school age campers from the Asia-Pacific region, it added.

Players and coaches will lead the campers through a variety of activities on and off the court, including movement efficiency, positional skill development, shooting and skills competitions, 5-on-5 games, and daily life skills seminars focusing on health, leadership and communication.

One boy and one girl will be named BWB Asia 2018 MVPs at the conclusion of the four-day camp, said the release

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