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BWB Americas
13/05/2022
BWB
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Bolmaro, Duarte headline Basketball Without Borders Americas 2022 in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Mexico)/MIES (Switzerland)/NEW YORK (U.S) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 64 boys and girls from 17 countries and territories who will participate in the 11th edition of the Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Americas camp.

The BWB, which is the first camp since the BWB Global Camp at the NBA All-Star 2020 in Chicago, will be held from Monday May 16 to Thursday May 19 at La Loma Centro Deportivo (La Loma) in San Luis Potosi, Mexico with NIKE serving as the official partner.

The NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, the BWB Americas 2022 will bring together high school age boys and girls from throughout Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean to compete among their peers and learn from current and former players and coaches from the NBA, WNBA, NBA G-League and FIBA.

Coaching the campers will be NBA and National Team players Leandro Bolmaro (Minnesota Timberwolves; Argentina; BWB Americas 2017) and Chris Duarte (Indiana Pacers; Dominican Republic) while NBA, NBA G-League and FIBA assistant coaches Lindsey Harding (Sacramento Kings), Steve Hetzel (Portland Trail Blazers), Sidney Lowe (Cleveland Cavaliers), Ron Nored (Pacers), Don Showalter (USA Basketball) and Mitch Thompson (Mexico City Capitanes) will also serve as BWB Americas coaches. Patrick Hunt (President of the World Association of Basketball Coaches) from Australia and Gersson Rosas (New York Knicks Senior Basketball Advisor) from Colombia will be camp directors, with Tony Katzenmeier (Oklahoma City Thunder) serving as the camp’s athletic trainer.

Leandro Bolmaro with Argentina at the Olympic basketball tournament in Tokyo

The players and coaches will lead the campers through a variety of activities, including movement efficiency drills, offensive and defensive skill stations, three-point contests, 5-on-5 games, and life skills and leadership development sessions. One boy and one girl will be named as BWB Americas 2022 Most Valuable Player on the final day with other awards going to Defensive MVP, Three-Point Champion and the Patrick Baumann Sportsmanship Award winner to the boys and girls who distinguish themselves on the court and off as leaders.

 

BwB Global camp in Los Angeles in 2018

The NBA and FIBA have staged 62 BWB camps in 30 countries on six continents since its launch in 2001. More than 3,700 youngsters from 133 countries and territories have participated in the camps with 97 former BWB campers drafted into the NBA or signed as free agents, including former BWB Americas campers Bolmaro, Facundo Campazzo (Denver Nuggets; Argentina; BWB Americas 2009), Kai Jones (Charlotte Hornets; Bahamas; BWB Americas 2017), Kelly Olynyk (Detroit Pistons; Canada; BWB Americas 2013) and Luca Vildoza (Milwaukee Bucks; Argentina; BWB Americas 2013).

The following is a complete list of players participating in the 11th BWB Americas Camp:

GIRLS ROSTER:

First Name

Last Name

Country

Dagmar

Henstchel

Argentina

Juana

Amaya

Argentina

Angelina

Giacone

Argentina

Arianny

Francisco De Oliveira

Brazil

Ana Beatriz

Passos Alves Da Silva

Brazil

Marcella

Prande Freitas

Brazil

Cassandre

Prosper

Canada

Toby

Fournier

Canada

Ajok

Madol

Canada

Vania

Vega

Chile

Sofia

Paredes

Chile

Sienna

Cherwinski

Colombia

Aalhyah

Escoe Reid

Costa Rica

Rocio Maria

Jimenez Encarnacion

Dominican Republic

Gia Naely

Zambrano Cedeno

Ecuador

Gizel

Navarro

Mexico

Regina

Yanez

Mexico

Loriette

Arrieta

Mexico

Dana Camila

Ramon Mendez

Mexico

Valeria

Flores

Mexico

Daniela

Mendoza Portillo

Mexico

Franchesca

Torres

Puerto Rico

Lucia

Auza

Uruguay

Carmela

Fontes

Uruguay

 

BOYS ROSTER:

First Name

Last Name

Country

Tequan Joshua

Brodie

Antigua & Barbuda

Tiago Ignacio

Drocezesky

Argentina

Valentino

Finetti Lopez

Argentina

Maximo

Lomello Bagna

Argentina

Tiziano

Prome

Argentina

Juan

Respaud

Argentina

Eduardo

Bersch Klafke

Brazil

Andre Felipe

Da Silva Candido

Brazil

Enrico

De Paula Oliveira

Brazil

Vitor Hugo

Farias Cardoso

Brazil

Winicius

Silva Braga

Brazil

Keenan

Emmanuel

Canada

Jovan

Milicevic

Canada

Christian

Nitu

Canada

Stephen

Osei

Canada

Ishan

Sharma

Canada

Nogbou

Tadjo

Canada

Raimundo Ignacio

Orrego Aguila

Chile

Juan Esteban

Madrigal Renteria

Colombia

Edwin Jose

Niebles Herrera

Colombia

Rodrigo

Aybar

Dominican Republic

Gabriele

Cambria Gonzalez

Dominican Republic

Luis

Diaz

Dominican Republic

Steven

Solano

Dominican Republic

Alejandro

Castro Verdugo

Mexico

Gualberto

Landavazo

Mexico

Diego Alonso

Martinez Gonezalez

Mexico

Aram

Soqui

Mexico

Humberto

Kentish

Panama

Antonio Emanuel

Montiel Woodfin

Paraguay

Keven

Adorno

Puerto Rico

Kenneth Omar

Lopez Santiago

Puerto Rico

Luis

Marin

Puerto Rico

Ayodeji

Iwaro

Trinidad & Tobago

Maximiliano

Antunez

Uruguay

Guzman

Vasilic Delgado

Uruguay

Kaden Jahnii

Gumbs

US Virgin Islands

Jonathan

Griman Herrera

Venezuela

Carlos Jose

Mijares Suarez

Venezuela

Anthoan Maurice

Urbina Serrano

Venezuela

 

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