WBA Moves Tryout Camp, Extends It To Two DaysMarch 30, 2012 - World Basketball Association (WBA)
The camp, which is sponsored by Floyd Mayweather's Lottery Soda and Wing Heaven, will now be held April 28-29 at the Redan Recreation Center located at 1839 Phillips Road in Lithonia, Ga. All eight teams that will be playing in the WBA this season will be in attendance as well as scouts and agents from the NBA, Mexico and other international leagues. Statistics and videotapes will be given to each player who tries out. Also, there will be Basic Athletic Measurement (NBA testing) for all players as well. For players, scouts and coaches coming in from long distances away, there's a special hotel rate at a hotel close to the tryout site.
The camp costs $175 if you register over the phone or through the WBA's Web site, www.wbaball.net, and $200 if you register Day 1 of the camp. Registration on Day 1 of the camp will run from noon until 1 p.m. Players will be assigned to teams at 1 and the Basic Athletic Measurement process starts at 2 p.m. At 3 p.m., there will be player development drills and scrimmages will last from 5-7 p.m. Day 2 of the camp has player development drills from 9-10 a.m., scrimmages from 10 until noon and a break from noon until 12:30 p.m. From 12:30-2 p.m., there will be a final game that is scheduled to be televised live.
The mission of the WBA Exposure League is to teach, develop, and expose players to NBA, D-League, and international scouts while providing each community with an exciting brand of basketball and entertainment. The purpose of the WBA is to serve as a training ground to develop players and coaches on and off the court. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, community involvement and most importantly, exposure. Over 350 WBA Players have gone on to play professionally overseas, in the CBA, D-League and the NBA.
For more information on the camp, go to the league's Web site at www.wbaball.net or call the league office at 678-482-3998.
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