The Team Powcast thanks Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight, former Boston Celtics Decovan “Dee” Brown and Coach Craig Brown for training some filipino athletes, coaches, the Special Olympic Philippines children and fans last July 19, 20, and 21.
Last July 19 (Tuesday), Brandon Knight, Dee Brown and Craig Brown headed to Gatorade Hoops Center at Mandaluyong for NBA Fit. There, they train young filipino basketball players from highschool and colleges and mentoring coaches.
— Brandon Knight (@Goodknight11) June 20, 2016
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— Brandon Knight (@Goodknight11) March 24, 2016
Brandon Knight is one of the most productive guards in the league. His handles are often underrated. But the leadership potential showed yesterday at the NBA Fit Week, he helped coach Dee in guiding the young Filipino ballers to perform exercises and drills at the peak of their abilities.
Training techniques was shared by Coach Dee Brown with Brandon Knight to top college basketball stars. The retired NBA player was very hands on during the ball handling, footwork, transitions and defense drills as the Phoenix Suns’ guard demonstrating the same to the rest of inspiring participants.
Brown also shared his words and knowledge with local professional and collegiate coaches.
Dee Brown played for the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic. The 1991 Slam Dunk Champion is now an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings.
Currently Phoenix Suns Point Guard Brandon Knight will head to Manila for NBA Fit and NBA Care with 1991 Slam Dunk Champion Boston Celtics Dee Brown. The first event will be on July 19, 2016 at Gatorade Hoops Center, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City for the tip-off of NBA Fit week in the Philippines. The next event will be on July 21, 2016 at TriNoma Activity Center, Mindanao Avenue, Quezon City for NBA Care clinic.
Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight and Boston Celtics former guard Dee Brown will visit the Philippines for the NBA Fit Week starting July 19.
Knight and Brown will lead the training of elite Filipino athletes and coaches in this year’s Gatorade NBA Training Center.
“I’m looking forward to participating in NBA FIT Week and teaching talented young players in the Philippines the importance of fitness and nutrition both on and off the court,” Knight said. “Being a great player is the product of maintaining good workout, eating and sleeping habits.”
Brandon Knight averaged 19.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists last season for the Suns.
“I’m excited to visit the Philippines for the first time and experience the passion that Filipino fans have for basketball.” Brown said. “Having had the opportunity to work in the NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League, I look forward to sharing my coaching knowledge and providing valuable insights on fitness and conditioning to help athletes and coaches elevate their games to the next level.”
Dee Brown averaged 11.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 3.7 assists over his entire career. He is the 1991 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion and also known as for his famous dunk called “The Dab Dunk”. He also played for the Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic.
The Gatorade NBA Training Center will be held at the Gatorade Hoops Center in Shaw.
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