FOURTEEN PRO ANNOUNCES NBA BASKETBALL SCHOOL CAMP IN GREECEATHENS, MAY 8th, 2018 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Fourteen Pro, a highly skilled sports event management company based in Greece, today announced an NBA Basketball School, located at Deree - The American College of Greece in Athens. The tuition-based basketball development program will consist of two five-day camps from July 2-6 and 9-13 for young male and female players ages 6-18, and registration is now open at www.nbabasketballschool.gr/en/register#/en/checkout
“We are extremely proud to be entering into a partnership with the NBA. As an NBA Ambassador in Europe I am committed to motivate youngsters to get involved in basketball and to inspire them to learn, play and enjoy the game. With a view to increase NBA’s presence in Greece and Europe, my main focus is to build bridges between the NBA and this part of the world through basketball-related activities for young athletes and fans. I am honored to be part of NBA’s efforts to grow basketball internationally and I am thrilled by the prospect to work for that purpose. Our vision is that together we can grow the game, build up an NBA-oriented basketball culture and create strong links between NBA and future generations of basketball fans and athletes in Greece.” said Fourteen Pro Managing Partner Efthimis Rentzias.”
“We are excited to partner with Fourteen Pro to bring the NBA Basketball School program to Athens, Greece said NBA Associate Vice President of Basketball Operations, Europe and Middle East, Neal Meyer. “This will be a great opportunity to inspire Greek youth to attend these camps to develop their basketball skills with experienced coaches in a unique camp setting.”
The NBA Basketball School curriculum, which is designed to help players, parents, coaches and organizations better understand the process of improvement, has been developed by the NBA’s Elite Basketball Development team in consultation with current and former NBA coaches, former NBA players, and player development experts. The comprehensive curriculum covers on court training, strength and conditioning, and basketball education for young players ages 6-18 and is implemented by local coaches working directly with the NBA’s International Basketball Operations staff around the world.
In April 2017, the NBA launched The NBA Basketball School, a network of tuition-based basketball development programs open to male and female players from outside the U.S. ages 6-18. NBA Basketball Schools have been launched in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune and Punjab, India.
Fans in Greece can find more NBA information at NBA.com/Greece, the league’s official online destination in Greece, on Facebook (NBA Hellas) andTwitter (@NBAHellas). Fans can download the NBA App for news, updates, scores, stats, schedules, videos and more.
About the NBA
The NBA is a global sports and media business built around four professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, the NBA G League and the NBA 2K League, set to launch in May 2018. The NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on six continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2017-18 season featured 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories. NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass. The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 1.4 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms. Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.
About Fourteen Pro
Fourteen Pro is a highly skilled sports event management company based in Greece. We excel at innovative projects, bringing our expertise in a wide range of services, forming the best team and network to deliver goals and objectives in a unique and successful process. We have the skills, the background and the knowledge to successfully and profitably manage in style any event or project, exceeding expectations. One of our aims is to contribute to efforts promoting core values for youngsters and bringing them closer to the best development programs of the world by pursuing excellence and pushing boundaries.
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