San Juan Americas Team Camp Fact Sheet

DATES:
• September 27 – 30, 2012

LOCATION:
• San Juan, Puerto Rico

CAMPER PARTICIPANTS:
• Top 10 players each from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Rep., Mexico and Puerto Rico (60 players total).
• Players ages 17 and under (born 1995 or later).
• Players selected by NBA, NIKE and participating federations.

NBA LEGEND & COACH PARTICIPANTS:

Legends/CoachesTeamCountry
Ron HarperNBA LegendUSA
John StarksNBA LegendUSA
Tom BarriseFormer NBA CoachUSA
Rolando BlackmanDallas MavericksPanama
TJ FordFormer NBA PlayerUSA
Bob MacKinnonSpringfield ArmorUSA
Jerome MincyFormer FIBA PlayerPuerto Rico
Kurt RambisFormer NBA CoachUSA
Miles SimonFormer NBA PlayerUSA

CAMP FORMAT:
• Players will be divided into groups for skill development but play with their countrymen during games.
• Utilization of at least two full FIBA-approved courts, and a total of four baskets.
• Each team will be coached by their accompanying coaches and consulted by the NBA Legends and Coaches.
• There will be daily clinics in the morning to teach fundamentals (passing, shooting, dribbling, one-on-one moves, offense, defense, etc.)
• The camp will also consist of life skills sessions for the participating campers.
• Games will be scheduled for the afternoons and evenings; individual and/or team competitions will be incorporated into the daily schedule and be played for prizes.
• All participating players will be outfitted with Nike apparel and given a Nike gym bag containing mesh practice gear, shoes and socks.
• The camp will incorporate local coaches from Puerto Rico selected by Puerto Rican Basketball Federation to observe the camp and participate in coaching sessions.