Basketball without Borders wrapped up today with a ton of exciting basketball action. In the morning, the camp championship was played between Francisco Garcia and Joe Wolf’s Sacramento Kings and Taj Gibson and Don Newman’s Chicago Bulls. After four hard fought quarters of intense basketball, the Bulls came out on top. Congratulations to the BWB Asia 2010 Camp Champions!
Day 3 -- 30 June, 2010
Day three of Basketball without Borders Asia began with another round of morning skill stations for the campers. The NBA players and coaches ran them through a series of rigorous drills that tested the campers speed, strength and basketball abilities. Even after just a few days, the campers have grown accustomed to each others styles of play and look great on the court.
Day 2 -- 29 June, 2010
Basketball activity was in full swing on day two of BWB Asia. The campers arrived at the Singapore American School and found out what teams they would be training with for the remainder of the camp - the Bulls, Hawks, Kings, Timberwolves or Rockets. During morning skills stations campers worked on their positional skills whether it was low post moves, dribbling skills, or outside shooting. Today's life skills seminar, led by community partner UNICEF, focused on HIV/AIDS. Trevor Ariza also spoke to the campers about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle if they want to continue to excel as elite athletes.
Day 1 -- 28 June, 2010
The first Basketball without Borders Asia in Singapore officially tipped-off today at the Singapore American School. The gym was full of excitement at the opening press conference as the NBA players and coaches, camp participants, partners and guests came together for the first time. At the conclusion of the program, the NBA and FIBA presented the Singapore Sports Council and the Basketball Association of Singapore two signed BWB jerseys as a thank you for hosting the camp.
Singapore Sports Council and National Basketball Association Set the Table for a Monster Jam
SINGAPORE, 17 JUNE, 2010 -- The Singapore Sports Council (SSC), National Basketball Association (NBA), and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today gave a sneak peek into the exciting line up of the coming Basketball without Borders (BWB) Asia which will be held in Singapore from 28 June to 1 July 2010. This is the very first time that BWB Asia will be held in Southeast Asia. Read More
NEW YORK, June 4, 2009 -- U.S. Olympians Carlos Boozer, Chris Bosh, and Dwight Howard will headline Basketball without Borders 2009 it was announced today by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Basketball without Borders (BWB) is the NBA and FIBAï¿½s global basketball development program that uses the sport to create positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness. The camps will be held in Beijing, China, Mexico City, Mexico and Johannesburg, South Africa. Read More
NEW DELHI, JULY 6, 2008 -- This was the day when campers went all out to prove themselves as the best and most deserving to be selected as the East and West All-Stars, to lay out all they had learned over the past three days and ultimately be crowned the 2008 Basketball without Borders Asia All-Star.
NEW DELHI, JULY 5, 2008 -- The third day of the Basketball without Borders Asia was a loaded day for campers, NBA coaches and players alike. While campers attended a life skills seminar hosted by the Modicare Foundation on HIV/AIDS education and prevention, coaches and players took to the court and hosted a womenï¿½s clinic for members of the Indian Womenï¿½s Senior and Junior National Teams along with the Delhi girlsï¿½ team.
NEW DELHI, JULY 4, 2008 -- Today marked the official beginning of the fourth Basketball without Borders Asia camp. Hosted in New Delhi, India for the very first time, 53 top young participants from 15 different countries and territories across Asia will spend the coming three days with NBA players and coaches. As part of the mission of the program, participants not only go through intensive basketball training but also develop life skills and leadership both on and off the court. Campers were encouraged during the life skills seminar in the morning when told that they should be proud of themselves because they are the future of basketball, but camp directors also kept them grounded with a reminder that ï¿½you can only get out of it what you put in!ï¿½
NEW DELHI, JULY 3, 2008 -- It was an early start to Basketball without Borders Asia today beginning with an ESS Basketball Clinic run by Dominique Wilkins. Over 250 students watched clips of Wilkinsï¿½ days as a player that showed exactly why he is the ï¿½Human Highlight Film.ï¿½ Wilkins addressed the assembly and encouraged the crowd to ï¿½play basketball everyday because that is best way to develop friendship, teamwork, and game fundamentals.ï¿½ Afterwards, Wilkins and NBA staff hit the courts with 200 lucky students for an education in basketball fundamentals.
NEW DELHI, JULY 2, 2008 -- Early this week, NBA players including Kyle Korver (Utah Jazz), Ronny Turiaf (L.A. Lakers), Pat Garrity (Orlando Magic), and Linton Johnson (Phoenix Suns) as well as a team of NBA coaches arrived in New Delhi, India to participate in the NBAï¿½s first event in India when Basketball without Borders Asia tips off at the American Embassy School of New Delhi July 3-6. The NBA and FIBAï¿½s global basketball development and community outreach program unites elite young basketball players to promote the sport and encourages positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness in local communities.
NEW YORK AND NEW DELHI, JUNE 23, 2008 -- NBA players Pat Garrity, Kyle Korver, Ronny Turiaf and Linton Johnson, along with NBA Legends Dominique Wilkins and Sam Perkins, will lead the NBAï¿½s first social responsibility efforts in India the National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball Federation of India (BSA) announced today.
June 28th - July 1st, 2010