South Florida NBA Legends Co-Host Annual All-Star Basketball Camp on August 13th-16th

The South Florida NBA Legends co-host their first interactive All-Star Camp for boys and girls ages 6 -17 years old, with special NBA guests Mark Strickland, Irving Thomas, Tim Hardaway, Norris Cole, Mickell Gladness, and special invited guests.
By: South Florida NBA Legends
Aug. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- Miami, FL (August 12,2012)-The South Florida NBA Legends of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) in conjunction with  Floyd Sports Marketing will host its first  interactive All-Star Camp experience on Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center. Title Legend Mark Strickland will act as camp Host, joined by NBA Legend Irving Thomas-Lakers Scout and President of NBRPA South Florida -Tim Hardaway, Norris Cole, Mickell Gladness, and special invited guests will interact and teach boys and girls ages 6 -17 years old the fundamentals of Professional Basketball and the importance of teamwork, on and off the court.

The camp is the first of many targeted community events that the South Florida NBA Legends, plans to organize with initiatives to inform, strengthen and educate the community, in addition to establishing a strong and unique presence throughout South Florida.“This interactive camp teaches fundamental basketball skills, sportsmanship and team concepts. The All-Star Basketball Camp emphasis is the importance of maintaining a positive attitude, staying in school and saying no to drugs and alcohol. These core values help enhance a sense of self confidence for these young souls,” boasts Floyd Raglin, President of FSM, Floyd Sports Marketing and host of this interactive All-Star Camp experience.

The All-Star Basketball Camp will feature NBA Legends and Current Players on the respective dates:

8/13 - Irving Thomas –Former Small Forward of the Los Angeles Laker
8/14 - Norris Cole- Point Guard of the Miami Heat and 2012 NBA Champion
8/15 - Tim Hardaway- Former Point Guard of the Miami Heat, 5X NBA All-Star
8/16 - Mickell Gladness- Center of the Golden State Warriors

All-Star Basketball Camp Fees for JCC members are $250 and non-JCC member’s $375 .The camp runs from 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday, August 13 thru Friday, August 17 2012 at Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25 Ave, and North Miami Beach, FL 33180.Kids will receive lunch, a camp T-shirt, photographs, and signed autographs. At the end of the camp they will take part in an Awards ceremony and receive a certificate of completion.

For registration please contact Chris Moltmann , Health, Sports and Wellness / Co-Camp Director, Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25 Ave, North Miami Beach, FL 33180 305-932-4200 ext 193 Fax 305-937-1829 or visit their web site at

For information regarding partnering, sponsorships, interviews or appearances contact Johanne Cadet at (786) 529-1139 or by email at   

For More Information on the ALL-STAR Basketball Camp please contact Jon Hirsch at 305.978.9433 or                        
About the NBRPA:
Nearly 20 years old, the NBRPA provides a host of programs, services and benefits designed to help retired basketball players and their families successfully navigate life after the game. In support of its membership, the NBRPA proactively offers a full menu of education, health, finance and career/life transition benefits to retired basketball players and their families. Working in conjunction with the NBA and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the NBRPA’s membership promotes basketball and enhances the sport’s image by building community relationships and fostering support for charitable activities and philanthropic events with a connection to the game. By playing in the NBA, ABA or with the Harlem Globetrotters, NBRPA members helped build the game of basketball and – through the distinction of an on-court professional career at the sport’s highest levels – remain ambassadors to the game for life. NBRPA members embody the game long after taking the court professionally and put their notoriety to positive use as spokespersons and conduits of good will in the basketball community. Founded in 1992 by NBA Legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson, the NBRPA is a non-profit association comprised of former professional basketball players of the NBA, ABA and Harlem Globetrotters.

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