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adidas EUROCAMP Announces 2014 Dates

Twelfth Annual Official NBA Pre-Draft Camp Held June 7-9 in Treviso, Italy

PORTLAND, Ore. -- adidas today announced dates for the twelfth 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 7-9 in 2014, 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,” said Chris Grancio, adidas global head of basketball sports marketing. “From NBA players including Kenneth Faried, Serge Ibaka and Omri Casspi leading clinics with NBA coaches to players to using BAM testing on-site, we continue to offer platforms to advance player development and remain the most prestigious showcase for international player scouting.”

EUROCAMP 2013 featured four participants taken in the NBA Draft including Lucas Nogueira of Brazil (No. 16/Atlanta Hawks), Nemanja Nedovic of Serbia (No. 30/Golden State Warriors), Raul Neto of Brazil (No. 47/Utah Jazz) and Janis Timma of Latvia (No. 60/Memphis Grizzlies).

The roster for EUROCAMP 2014 will be announced in May. Former participants include 70 first and second round draft picks, including NBA standouts Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder), Danilo Gallinari (Denver Nuggets) and Nicolas Batum (Portland Trailblazers). Thirty-one former EUROCAMP participants currently hold NBA contracts and 75 currently play in Euroleague Basketball. adidas EUROCAMP will be held at La Ghirada Sports Complex  in Treviso, Italy.

For more and media credentials please visit www.adidaseurocamp.com or http://news.adidas.com/GLOBAL/PERFORMANCE/BASKETBALL

About adidas Basketball 
adidas has been providing innovative products for the world’s best athletes for more than 60 years, from past legends to today’s superstars, such as Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, Candace Parker, Tim Duncan and John Wall. On April 11, 2006 adidas and the National Basketball Association signed an 11-year global merchandising partnership making the adidas brand the official uniform and apparel provider for the NBA, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the NBA Development League (D-League) beginning with the 2006-07 NBA season.

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Paul Jackiewicz, adidas Global Basketball PR
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