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Published on August 28, 2012

Avera sponsors free NBA exhibition game Saturday

Youth basketball camp will be offered for boys, girls grades 4-7

SIOUX FALLS (Aug. 28, 2012) – The Avera Sports Institute and CORE Orthopedics Avera Medical Group will sponsor a free NBA basketball exhibition game on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the University of Sioux Falls Stewart Center. Tipoff is at 4 p.m., and the event is free to the general public.

Earlier on Saturday is a youth basketball camp for boys and girls grades 4-7 from 2-3:30 p.m. The camp is reserved to the first 50 participants. The $25 fee includes a T-shirt, basketball, and player-autographed item. People interested in camp registration may call (605) 322-3278.

Pro players attending include Solomon Jones, Shannon Brown, E’Twaun Moore, and Jeremy Pargo.

The Saturday events are offered by Warwick Workouts. Shane Warwick is a native of Castlewood, S.D., and was a two time all-conference performer at Northern State University. He has coached nine years at the collegiate level and six years at the high school level. He has won four conference championships with three different programs and has twice been named South Dakota’s Collegiate Coach of the Year.

Warwick has spent the past eight years focusing on player development, with an emphasis on advanced offensive skills through camps and clinics with Warwick Workouts. Shane works with elementary, middle and high school athletes throughout the country and overseas. He has also worked with college programs, and individual collegiate and professional athletes. Shane coaches at the NBA Free Agent Camp and works with the NBA rookies each summer in preparation for the NBA draft.

“This event is a prime opportunity for youth to hone their basketball skills with a very experienced trainer and some great pro athletes. Plus, the entire community is invited to enjoy a great evening of exhibition basketball – free of charge, courtesy of CORE Orthopedics Avera Medical Group,” said Jason Askew, director of the Avera Sports Institute.