Miami Heat point guard Beno Udrih has been announced as part of a group of current and former NBA players that will be working with promising European prospects at the first Basketball Without Borders Europe camp in Finland.
The camp will be held Sept. 7-10 at Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja and joining Udrih (Slovenia) will be Cole Aldrich (Minnesota Timberwolves; U.S.), Jerryd Bayless (Philadelphia 76ers; U.S.), Spencer Hawes (Charlotte Hornets; U.S.), and Andre Miller (most recently with the San Antonio Spurs; U.S.). Aldrich, Bayless, Hawes, Miller and Udrih will be joined by former NBA players Vladimir Radmanovic (Serbia) and Ronny Turiaf (France), and by FBA coach Hanno Möttölä, the first Finnish NBA player.
NBA coaches Lionel Hollins (most recently with the Brooklyn Nets), Jamahl Mosley (Dallas Mavericks), Ryan Saunders (Minnesota Timberwolves) and Joe Wolf (most recently with the Brooklyn Nets) will also serve as BWB Europe coaches. Eric Waters (most recently with the Washington Wizards) and Marko Yrjövuori (most recently with the Los Angeles Lakers) will serve as the camp's athletic trainers, while Marin Sedlacek (Philadelphia 76ers) and Patrick Hunt (President of the World Association of Basketball Coaches) will serve as camp directors.
The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Finnish Basketball Association (FBA) today also announced the top 41 boys chosen from 22 European countries who will be traveling to the camp.