PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 6, 2015) — adidas today announced dates for the thirteenth annual adidas EUROCAMP that will showcase the best international players in the only NBA sanctioned pre-draft camp outside of the United States. Held in Treviso, Italy, June 6-8, the three day camp brings the best international talent together with former and current NBA coaches and players.
“This past year was our most successful EUROCAMP to date and we continue to bring new elements to camp for the next generation of elite professional players,” said Chris Grancio, general manager, adidas Basketball. “From NBA players including Ricky Rubio and Nicolas Batum leading clinics with NBA coaches, to NBA legend Vlade Divac addressing players, we continue to offer platforms that advance player development to remain the most prestigious showcase for international player scouting.”
Teams participating this year include the under-18 adidas USA Select, the France under-20 men’s national team and the Greece under-19 men’s national team. The full roster for EUROCAMP 2015 will be announced in May. Coaching director Bill Bayno of the Toronto Raptors will return with an elite coaching staff that includes veteran assistant coaches Kenny Atkinson (Atlanta Hawks), Nick Nurse (Toronto Raptors) and Mike Longabardi (Phoenix Suns). Maurizio Gherardini, the founder of EUROCAMP and Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul general manager, returns as the camp director.
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