Sunday, October 2, 2022

Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East Elite Camp begins in Italy

The Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA) right this moment introduced {that a} four-day Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East Elite Camp will probably be held at Stella Azzurra in Rome, Italy from Wednesday, Could 4 – Saturday, Could 7.

The Jr. NBA EME Elite Camp will characteristic 60 boys and women ages 13-14 from 25 nations throughout Europe and the Middle East the place Jr. NBA applications presently function, and will focus on positional talent improvement, capturing, and abilities competitions, culminating with three-on-three and five-on-five competitors.

The camp will probably be performed by NBA Basketball Operations workers and coaches from Jr. NBA leagues in Europe and the Middle East.  Former NBA and WNBA gamers and NBA Europe Ambassadors Anastasia Kostaki (Greece), Zaza Pachulia (Georgia), Vladimir Radmanović (Montenegro) and Ronny Turiaf (France) and former NBA head coach Ryan Saunders may also attend and coach the youth gamers.  Saunders may also lead an NBA Teaching Clinic for the Jr. NBA coaches and invited native coaches.

“We’re excited to host 60 of the highest younger boys and women from throughout Europe and the Middle East at Stella Azzurra’s services in Rome,” mentioned NBA Affiliate Vice President of Basketball Operations, Europe and Middle East Neal Meyer.  “The Jr. NBA EME Elite Camp offers a singular and thrilling alternative for these creating gamers to compete alongside their friends from different nations and be taught from established coaches as they advance in their younger careers.”

“I look ahead to seeing the expertise on show at this camp from younger hopefuls throughout our area,” mentioned Pachulia.  “This type of intensive basketball expertise will probably be invaluable as they embark on the following stage of their basketball improvement.”

“It’s a pleasure to assist information and consider these younger gamers and assist up-and-coming coaches as they try in direction of the objective of turning into higher gamers,” mentioned Saunders.  “I do know they’ll take away classes from this camp that may assist them proceed to develop as gamers, coaches and individuals in the years to come back.”

The Jr. NBA EME Elite Camp will probably be supported by official NBA companions Nilox and San Carlo.  Nilox will sponsor the Taking pictures Problem and the NBA Teaching Clinic, whereas San Carlo will sponsor a Particular Olympics Unified Clinic and the camp’s Sportsmanship Awards.

The Jr. NBA, the league’s international youth basketball program for boys and women, teaches the basic abilities in addition to the core values of the sport – teamwork, respect, willpower and neighborhood – on the grassroots degree in an effort to assist develop and enhance the youth basketball expertise for gamers, coaches and dad and mom.  In the course of the 2021-22 season, the Jr. NBA will attain practically 37,000 youth in 28 nations in Europe and the Middle East.

Under please discover the whole roster of the boys and women taking part in the Jr. NBA Europe and Middle East (EME) Elite Camp:


Final Title First Title Nation
Košáková Eliška Czech Republic
Fischer Ella Julie Denmark
Matthews Tamzin England
Rugette Neve England
Gardziella Anna Frieda Finland
Badibanga Elikya France
Foirest Louane France
Tialadze Lizi Georgia
Heide Maja Germany
Schulze Lilli Germany
Foniadaki Efthymia Greece
Ophir Noam Israel
Zilbershlag Maya Israel
Baldassarre Francesca Italy
Hassan Isabel Mohamud Mohamed Italy
Haziri Malvina Kosovo
Miscenko Sindija Latvia
Mansour Jane Lebanon
Mockevičiūtė Justė Lithuania
Makuła Marta Poland
Pop Silvia Maria Romania
Gamal Fleur Scotland
Radjenovic Kristina Serbia
Mrak Eli Slovenia
Lostal Moron Claudia Spain
Nieto Morales Laia Spain
Toribio Ada Spain
Mingert Elsa Sweden
Awad Thea UAE


Final Title First Title Nation
Stampalija Toni Croatia
Broda Jan Czech Republic
Noorgard Noah Martin Denmark
Ziegler Mads Nikolai Denmark
Rugette Tejan England
Towo-Nansi Aaron France
Tatanashvili Saba Georgia
Scheffs Jervis Germany
Tsipourlianos Georgios Greece
Saghy Tamas Hungary
Hitkes Noam Israel
Shmuel Aronov Aviv Israel
Pavese Riccardo Italy
Kastrati Yll Kosovo
Kudrjavcevs Raivo Latvia
Nebhan Moujaes Kyle Lebanon
Pakamanis Ernas Lithuania
Štombergas Ignas Lithuania
Sitkiewicz Karol Poland
Radu Andrei Cepoi Romania
Henderson James Andrew Scotland
Kovač Vukašin Serbia
Marjanovic Stefan Serbia
Malovcic Tin Slovenia
Doucoure Mahamadou Spain
Maker Bol Paul Ater Spain
Torrens Pau Spain
Zurita Rueda Marcos Spain
Abou Jaoude Patrick Samer UAE
Albora Ali UAE
Balde Isaias Wales

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