Cavaliers and National Basketball Academy Announce Summer 2010 Basketball Camps and Clinics

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Cavs Summer Basketball Camps
CLEVELAND, OH - April 29, 2010 - The Cleveland Cavaliers, in partnership with the National Basketball Academy, will host the official Cavaliers Summer 2010 Basketball Camp Program. Due to the popularity of the camps, there will be 18 camps offered this summer beginning June 14th. Camps are located across Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Two of the camps will have an appearance by Cavaliers forward J.J. Hickson, an overnight camp starting June 20th and a day camp beginning July 12th.

Campers will be grouped by age, skill and gender when possible, ranging in ages from 7-16 years old. The camp curriculum includes skill development stations such as shot mechanics, ball handling, passing, defense and rebounding. There will be guest speakers, daily skill competitions, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games. Campers will also receive a game ticket to see the Cavs during the 2010-11 season, a skills packet to take home, a Cavs t-shirt, basketball and headband and a J.J. Hickson jersey bag.

Registration is currently open for the following camps:

DAY CAMPS
June 14-18 First Friends Church – North Canton, OH
June 14-18 Gemini Center – Fairview Park, OH
June 14-18 Independence Field House – Independence, OH
June 14-18 Ursuline College – Pepper Pike, OH
June 21-25 Lake Ridge Academy – North Ridgeville, OH
June 21-25 Massillon Rec Center – Massillon, OH
July 5-9 Cloverleaf Rec Center Lodi, OH
July 5-9 Slippery Rock University – Slippery Rock, PA
July 12-16 Court Time Sports Ctr. – Elizabeth, PA
July 12-16 J.J. Hickson Day Camp – Twinsburg Fitness Ctr. - Twinsburg, OH
July 12-16 Shaw JCC of Akron – Akron, OH
July 19-23 Akron General H&W Ctr West – Akron, OH
July 19-23 CWRU Adelbert Gym – Cleveland, OH
July 19-23 Heisley Racquet & Fitness Club – Mentor, OH
July 19-23 Rocky River Rec Center – Rocky River, OH
July 26-30 Akron General H&W Ctr North – Stow, OH
July 26-30 Middleburg Hts. Rec. Ctr. – Middleburg Heights, OH

OVERNIGHT CAMP
June 20-24 J.J. Hickson Overnight Camp - Lake Erie College - Painesville, OH

The National Basketball Academy organizes, promotes, and manages basketball events of the highest quality on a local, regional and national level. For more camp information, call 216-378-0932 or visit thebasketballacademy.com to register online. Player appearances are subject to change. Special thanks to Cavaliers partner Dick’s Sporting Goods for their support of the Summer Basketball Camp Program.