Memphis Grizzlies to host annual holiday youth basketball camps

Memphis Grizzlies to host annual holiday youth basketball camps


Team partners with Nike for skills development program for local hoops players From Jason Wallace Memphis Grizzlies Media MEMPHIS, Tenn.-The Memphis Grizzlies today announced their annual Holiday Basketball Camps presented by Nike, with three sessions offered in December and January for kids ages 7-16.

Participants will get to develop their shooting, dribbling and defensive skills as well as other fundamentals while training with Grizzlies Youth Basketball staff. All skill levels are welcome as campers will be grouped by age and ability.

2018 Memphis Grizzlies Holiday Basketball Camps:

• Dec. 20-21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Built Ford Tough Training Facility at FedEx Forum (191 Beale St.)

• Dec. 26-28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School (1720 Peabody Ave.)

• Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Memphis Jewish Community Center (6560 Poplar Ave.) In addition to the skills training, campers will compete in the official Jr.

NBA Skills Challenge and will receive tickets to a future Grizzlies game where they will get the chance to watch some of their favorite players like Mike Conley, Marc Gasol and Jaren Jackson Jr. warm up before the game. Campers will also receive a Grizzlies giveaway package inclusive of a Nike T-shirt, a full-size basketball and more.

Each session will also feature select appearances by Grizzlies entertainment teams, Memphis Hustle players and special Grizzlies guests. At the end of each session, there will be an awards ceremony where participants can win prizes such as autographed Grizzlies merchandise.

Limited spots are available. To register for the Grizzlies Holiday Basketball Camps, visit grizzlies, com/camps.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2018-19 Season Tickets or 10-Game Flex Packs can do so now by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies, com/tickets. Single Game Tickets are also available for purchase at the FedExForum Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations,, online at or by calling 1-800-4NBATIX. For more information on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies. com, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram (@memgrizz).