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Spurs Sports Academy to host free virtual basketball clinics

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Young athletes in South and Central Texas can continue to improve their basketball skills while homebound by registering for free for the Virtual Spurs Basketball Clinic Series. Spurs Sports Academy will kick off the summer with two week-long virtual clinics, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Gatorade and Raising Cane’s, beginning Monday, June 1.

A twist on the flagship program of Spurs Sports Academy, the new Virtual Spurs Basketball Clinics provide instruction for male and female players ages 6-14. Participating athletes will work toward becoming better players by learning basketball fundamentals and practicing drills while focusing on positive values and fun, through live and recorded sessions. The virtual clinics will feature guest appearances, including Spurs Assistant Coach Will Hardy and San Antonio Spurs TV Analysts Matt Bonner and Sean Elliott, as well as sessions with Train the Mind, and live Q&As with Spurs Camp coaches.

“While we anxiously await to safely return on the court, and see our new and returning campers, we are excited to roll out a new virtual way to connect and engage with our young athletes,” said Joe Clark, Vice President of Youth Sports and Fan Experience at Spurs Sports & Entertainment. “We hope this new platform will enable them to remain active while homebound.”

While free, participants are encouraged to donate any amount to the Spurs Give Together Fund to help families directly impacted by COVID-19, inspire local commerce and aid first responders.

2020 Virtual Spurs Basketball Clinics

Session 1 – June 1-4

  • Boys & Girls | Ages 6-14

Session 2 – June 8-11

  • Boys & Girls | Ages 6-14

About Spurs Sports Academy

Spurs Sports Academy exists to develop young athletes while inspiring lifelong memories and building character through competition. Encompassing Spurs Summer Basketball Camps, Spurs Clinics, and the Spurs Tournament Series, Spurs Sports Academy offers something for young athletes of every skill level in South Texas. For registration or more information on any Spurs Sports Academy program, visit SpursSportsAcademy.com.

About Spurs Give

We are a family - a team - passionate about sports. We are passionate about what sports can do for our community - especially our youth. At the heart of it, we believe sports can provide a family with a common goal, and a hope for a better future. We are Spurs Give - the official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of Spurs Sports & Entertainment. Since our founding in 1988, we have invested $28 million in our community. Through our players' passions, our grants, and our impact programs, we are changing lives and leaving a lasting impact. You give. We give. Spurs Give.

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