September 7-12, 2005

Johannesburg, South Africa
American International School of Johannesburg

Tentative FIBA/NBA Players & Coaches Participants:


Team Country

Darvin Ham

Detroit Pistons USA

Bob Lanier

NBA Legend and Community Ambassador

Maciej Lampe

New Orleans Hornets Poland

Dikembe Mutombo

Houston Rockets Congo

Mamadou N’diaye

LA Clippers Senegal

Marcus Camby

Denver Nuggets USA
Jim Jackson Phoenix Suns USA

Jerome Williams

Former NBA Player/ New York Knicks USA


Team Country
Billy Bayno Portland Trailblazers USA

B.J. Johnson

Houston Rockets USA

Alex English

Toronto Raptors USA

Chico Averbuck

Cleveland Cavaliers USA

Dennis Lindsey

Houston Rockets USA

Frank Ross

Charlotte Bobcats USA

Stu Jackson

National Basketball Association USA
Chris Wallace Boston Celtics USA
Harold Ellis Atlanta Hawks USA
Mark West Phoenix Suns USA
Camp Directors Team Country

Lance Blanks

San Antonio Spurs USA

R.C. Buford

San Antonio Spurs USA

Amadou Fall

Dallas Mavericks Senegal

Masai Ujiri

Denver Nuggets Nigeria
Sam Vincent USA
Joe Touomou NBA Scout Cameroon
Trainer Team Country
Dionne Calhoun Dallas Mavericks USA


-Top 100 African players from 20+ African countries.
-Players ages 16-18.
-Players selected by FIBA, NBA and participating federations, with input from FIBA/ NBA international players from Africa

Press Conferences & Appearances
-Press conferences will be scheduled to announce the camp and answer questions from the local media.
-Autograph sessions and/or sponsor appearances for the FIBA/ NBA participants can be worked into the schedule.

Camp Format:
-Players will be divided into 10 teams (Cavaliers, Hawks, Hornets, Lakers, Mavericks, Nuggets, Raptors, Spurs, Suns and Trail Blazers)
-Each team will be coached by a FIBA/ NBA player or a FIBA/ NBA coach.
-There will be daily clinics in the morning to teach fundamentals (passing, shooting, dribbling, one-on-one moves, offense, defense, etc.)
-Each pre-determined team will have designated time to practice their camp offense.
-Games will be scheduled for the afternoons and evenings.
-Individual and/or team shooting games will be incorporated into the daily schedule and be played for FIBA/ NBA prizes.
-All participating players will be outfitted with Reebok apparel and given a Reebok gym bag containing mesh practice gear, shoes and socks.

-The camp will be entirely open to the media and sponsors.
-The camp will be entirely open to FIBA, NBA, NBDL and NCAA coaches.
-The camp will be closed to the public during the morning drills.
-The camp will be open to the public during all games.

Community Relations:
-The focus of the community outreach efforts for Basketball without Borders-Africa will be education, grassroots basketball development, product donation and HIV/AIDS awareness.
-Community outreach efforts will be lead by the current and former FIBA/ NBA players attending the camp.
-Daily motivational life-skills seminars will be conducted for the campers on various topics such as leadership, character development, teamwork and HIV/AIDS awareness and education.
-The community outreach efforts will involve the continued support of our South African community partners the Ithuteng Trust and the Soweto Kliptown Youth (SKY) Trust as well as an HIV/AIDS awareness event in partnership with the U.S. Embassy.