One-day basketball clinic featuring LSU greats coming to BR next month


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Hometown Heroes for Youth Basketball Clinic is happening on Saturday, July 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.

BREC is hosting the event at their Sports Academy and kids between 5th and 12th grade can attend this event.

Check out the list of former LSU greats who are scheduled to be at the Hometown Heroes for Youth Basketball Clinic:

John Brady – Arkansas State University Men’s Basketball Head Coach (‘08-16); LSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach (1997-2008)
Howard Carter – LSU Men’s Basketball (1980-83)
Darnell Lazare – Current Player Development Coach for the New Orleans Pelicans; LSU Men’s Basketball (2003-07)
Ethan Martin – LSU Men’s Basketball (1977-81)
Skylar Mays – Current NBA player for the Atlanta Hawks; LSU Men’s Basketball (2016-20)
Stanley Roberts –LSU Men’s Basketball (1989-90); Orlando Magic (1991-92); Los Angeles Clippers (1992-97)
Collis Temple Jr. – LSU Men’s Basketball (1971-74)
Collis Temple III – LSU Men’s Basketball (1998-2003)
Garret Temple – Current NBA player for the Chicago Bulls; LSU Men’s Basketball (2005-09)
Tyrus Thomas – LSU Men’s Basketball (2005-06); Chicago Bulls (2006-10); Charlotte Bobcats (2010-13)
Nikita Wilson – LSU Men’s Basketball (1983-87)
Stromile Swift – LSU Men’s Basketball (1998-2000); Vancouver Grizzlies (2000-10)
Darrel Mitchell – LSU Men’s Basketball (2002-06)
and more.

According to BREC, “this clinic will teach basketball fundamentals and improve on current skills while also focusing on the importance of being a team player and having the dedication and drive to be a better player throughout their athletic experience.”

If you would like to attend the Hometown Heroes for Youth Basketball Clinic, register here and pay $10.

The Walk-On’s Game On Foundation is sponsoring the one-day event.

BREC’s Sports Academy is located at 1002 Laurel St.

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