-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.
-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.
-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.