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NBA star Mason Plumlee to host four-day camp and 3×3 tournaments in Dubai

The MVP from the camp, meanwhile, gets the glittering grand prize of a paid trip to the Nike Basketball Camp in the US

Sport360 staff 2018/08/27

Have you heard that Duplays has teamed up with NBA star Mason Plumlee to bring you an unforgettable basketball experience right here in Dubai?

Denver Nuggets centre/power forward Plumlee and a great supporting coaching staff from the US, including Doug Young, former director of the Kobe Bryant Basketball Academy, are hosting a four-day youth development programme as well as youth and adult 3×3 basketball tournaments you can get involved in this week.

Former Duke Blue Devils standout Plumlee, along with his pro team – US coaches from well-established high schools and colleges – will take the campers through the high-intensity, drill based four-day US training programme.

Each attendee receives a camp t-shirt, photo with Plumlee and a certificate of participation.

The MVP from the camp, meanwhile, gets the glittering grand prize of a paid trip to the Nike Basketball Camp in the US.

Participants will range from six to 18-years-old for the four-day camp, which runs from Tuesday, August 28 to August 31 at AFLEC School (Lycee Francais International de Dubai) on Oud Metha Road.

The camp culminates in a youth 3×3 tournament on Friday, with the tournament designed for boys and girls of three age categories: 8-10-years-old; 10-12-years-old and 12-16. All participants get a complimentary t-shirt.

The winning team receives a Nike basketball and apparel set, including shorts, t-shirt, socks and gets to play against Plumlee and his team.

Plumlee’s visit to the Emirates ends on September 7 with an adult 3×3 tournament, designed for the male players 17 years and above.

Each participant receives a complimentary t-shirt.

The lucky winners get Dh3,000, the runners-up will earn Dh2,000 while there is also Dh1,000 up for grabs for third place. The champions will also get to play a friendly match with Plumlee and his team. All games will take place at Lycee Francais International de Dubai.

For more details call 04 447 2394, email dubai@duplays.com or visit www.duplays.com.

As a freshman in 2009/10, the 28-year-old Plumlee was a back-up forward for the Duke Blue Devils basketball team’s national championship team, playing with his older brother Miles.

He was selected with the 22nd overall pick by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2013 NBA draft and has gone on to play for the Portland Trail Blazers, while he has been with the Nuggets since 2017.

He was also a member of the United States national team that competed in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, winning a gold medal.

 

What: Mason Plumlee summer camp and 3×3 basketball tournaments

Where: Aflec School

When: August 28-31 and September 7

Contact: Call +971 4 447 2394 or email dubai@duplays.com

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