Clinics expand to Tokyo, Moscow

Updated: May 30, 2012, 11:06 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NBA's Basketball without Borders camps will go to Tokyo and Moscow for the first time.

South Africa also will host a camp for the 10th time, the league and FIBA announced Wednesday.

Led by Dikembe Mutombo and Samuel Dalembert, the Tokyo camp will take place June 13-16. Players and coaches also will visit Sendai, where they will conduct a clinic for children affected by last year's earthquake and tsunami.

Among those taking part in the Johannesburg camp from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2 are Chicago teammates Luol Deng and C.J. Watson, Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka, and Milwaukee's Luc Richard Mbah a Moute -- a former Basketball without Borders camper from Cameroon.

Started in 2001, the camps teach basketball and provide lessons in health and wellness.


Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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