Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy brings the excitement of the NBA to the youth of Brooklyn through semi-private and community initiatives. With an emphasis on fundamental basketball skills and education, Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy utilizes elite training techniques and a distinctive coaching style to stress physical improvement, mental growth and leadership skills that are necessary for success.

Skills Challenge

Compete in ball handling, shooting and rebounding drills and have the opportunity to place into the Jr. NBA Skills Regional Competition.

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Coaches Clinic

Basketball coaches get an inside look at coaching techniques from members of the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff and performance teams.

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3-point contest

Show off your shooting skills to win Nets prizes in the 3-Point Contest.

Kids Programs Schedule

Upcoming Schedule






Basketball Clinic Benefits

In addition to receiving unparalleled instruction on the court, camp attendees receive:

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2 tickets to a Nets game in the 2019-20 season*

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Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy t-shirt and water bottle

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Basketball instruction from the Basketball Academy clinicians

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Opportunity to win prizes and autographed merchandise

*This benefit does not apply to Kids Club members, Coaches Clinic attendees and Skills Challenge participants.
Coaches Clinic attendees do not receive these benefits


Head Clinician

Dell is a former high school standout at Paterson Catholic and Olney Central College. After his playing career he began coaching for Dwight Englewood High School (Englewood, NJ). He is currently the owner and operator of 3D Basketball and the Head Clinician for the Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy.

Head Clinician

Julia Smith is a certified health coach and former pro athlete in basketball and track and field. Julia has over 15 years of coaching working in the field of youth development. Some of her experiences include Division 1 basketball camps, coaching for the Packer Collegiate High School varsity team and serving as a clinician for Jr. NBA basketball camps and clinics.


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