MEDIA ADVISORY - NBA players and assistant coaches to instruct top young players at Americas Team Camp presented by Nike in Toronto

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - 

WHO: 

  • Bruno Caboclo, Toronto Raptors
  • Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs
  • Tyler Ennis, Phoenix Suns
  • Dwight Powell, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Jay Triano, Head Coach, Canada Men's National Team
  • Dan MacKenzie, Vice President and General Manager, NBA Canada
  • Mike Hackman, Director of International Programming, NIKE Basketball
  • Michele O'Keefe, Executive Director, Canada Basketball
  • Gersson Rosas, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, Houston Rockets (Camp Director)
  • Jama Mahalela, Assistant Coach, Toronto Raptors
  • Kenny Atkinson, Assistant Coach, Atlanta Hawks
  • Chris Finch, Assistant Coach, Houston Rockets
  • Brett Gunning, Assistant Coach, Orlando Magic
  • Eric Hughes, Assistant Coach, Milwaukee Bucks
  • J.J. Polk, Executive Director of Basketball Administration, New Orleans Pelicans

 

WHAT:      

The NBA will host 60 of the best youth basketball players from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico at the Americas Team Camp Presented by NIKE in Toronto Aug. 17-20.




The camp, which includes four days of intense basketball drills and competition directed by NBA players and coaches, will include Brazil native and Toronto Raptors forward Bruno Caboclo, appearances by Canadian NBA players, and Jay Triano, head coach of the Canada Men's National Team and an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers. Canada Basketball, the governing body for basketball in Canada, will use the camp as a coaching workshop for Canadian coaches countrywide.



WHEN:     

Media availability on Monday, August 18 from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. EST



WHERE:   

Mattamy Athletic Centre, Coca Cola Court


50 Carlton Street


Toronto, Ontario


M5B 1J2

 

*PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE*

*The Americas Team Camp Presented by NIKE is open to media each day of the camp*

SOURCE Americas Team Camp

For further information: Sinead Brown; Paradigm Public Relations; o: (416) 413-5193; c: (647) 224-9173; sbrown@paradigmpr.ca