Crawford to lead summer basketball skills camp

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The King County Boys and Girls Clubs branch of Mercer Island will welcome NBA star Jamal Crawford to town for a summer basketball skills camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 3-5.

Campers will learn the basics of shooting, dribbling, passing, 1v1 and more. There will be individual and team competitions, team games and awards. Campers will experience the game in a fun and competitive learning environment with Crawford and his guests. Crawford, a Rainier Beach High star, played for 20 seasons in the NBA.

The camp is aimed at boys and girls in Grades 3 to 8, and players will be placed in divisions based on their age and skill levels.

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