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Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 11:31 am  |  4 responses

DJ Augustin to Host Free Basketball Camp In New Orleans


Yesterday DJ Augustin signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Raptors worth upwards of $1 million, and today the 25-year-old native of New Orleans, LA, and all-around good guy announced that he’ll be hosting a free basketball camp in his hometown.

Via a press release:

Newly acquired Toronto Raptor and New Orleans own DJ Augustin announced today that he will host his annual summer basketball camp for boys between the ages of 8-15.  This camp will be held at Xavier University of Louisiana and is limited to the first 100 campers.  Camp will feature fundamental basketball instruction, competitive competition and giveaways for each participant.

“Its and honor for me to host this camp.  I have had the opportunity to meet so many great basketball minds and have learned so much on this NBA Journey.  I want to pass on what I’ve learned to others,” said DJ Augustin.  I am blessed to provide a free basketball camp to young boys who may not have the opportunity to provide them with life skills along the way.

For more information and to sign up for the camp please visit djaugustin.com.

The camp starts on July 29 and runs through the end of the month.

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  • Slick Ric

    Great job DJ.

  • AiRsMiTh

    I would think more players would do this, but regardless, I think this is a positive thing DJ is doing. Kudos to you, DJ.

  • Teddy-the-Bear

    Awesome.

  • dontroy thorne sr

    Thanks dj and family because they was all there hope the lord bless u with much success. My son enjoyed the contest and won a free throw contest. Thanks very much

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