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Suns, Mercury to Host Star-Studded Basketball Camp in Phoenix

SUNS, MERCURY TO HOST STAR-STUDDED BASKETBALL CAMP IN PHOENIX
Suns and Mercury personalities to appear at basketball camp at Thunderbird High School

WHAT:
Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry and forward Louis Amundson will tip-off the Suns annual summer youth basketball camp in Phoenix on Sunday, June 28 from 1 – 3 p.m. at Thunderbird High School. Gentry and Amundson will be on hand to offer their basketball knowledge to the more than 280 kids in attendance as well as sign autographs.

A number of additional Suns and Mercury personalities will make appearances throughout the four-day camp running Sunday, June 28 through Thursday, July 2.

Appearances include Suns General Manager Steve Kerr, Mercury Head Coach Corey Gaines, Mercury guard Cappie Pondexter, Suns center Robin Lopez and forward Jared Dudley, as well as Suns assistant coach Bill Cartwright, alumnus Mark West and broadcaster Tom Leander. The Suns Gorilla and Verve Sol Patrol will also make an appearance during the week.

Phoenix Suns basketball camps offer the finest one-on-one instruction for hoop-loving kids of all skill levels between seven and 18 years of age. Camps focus on the importance of sportsmanship, fundamental skill development, teamwork and a positive attitude.

Spots are still available for the Suns youth basketball day camp. Please visit www.jrsuns.com for more information or to register.
WHERE:
Thunderbird High School
1750 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85023

WHO & WHEN:
Sunday, June 28
1 – 3 p.m. Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry, Suns forward Louis Amundson
Monday, June 29
12 – 2 p.m. Suns General Manager Steve Kerr
4 – 5 p.m. Mercury Head Coach Corey Gaines
Tuesday, June 30
9 – 10 a.m. Harlem Globetrotters’ Curly Boo Johnson
12 – 2 p.m. Suns broadcaster Tom Leaner
4 – 5 p.m. Mercury guard Cappie Pondexter
Wednesday, July 1
9 – 10 a.m. Suns assistant coach Bill Cartwright
12 – 2 p.m. Suns center Robin Lopez
Thursday, July 2
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Suns forward Jared Dudley, Suns alumnus Mark West, Suns broadcaster Tom Leander, Verve Sol Patrol, The Gorilla