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In the 6-11 age group, the Cavs took home the championship trophies in the
Carl Russell Recreation Center Summer League.
The Lakers were champions of the 11-19 age group in the Carl Russell
Recreation Center Summer League.
Summer league at Carl Russell crowns champions
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The Summer League championships at Carl Russell Sr. Recreation Center were
called very exciting. The Lakers won the 11 to 19 age group.
Big shots were made my Michael Jordan at the end of the game. The game was won
by two points at the buzzer. The Most Valuable Player was Everett Boston, who was the
leading scorer for the game.
Nairn Rahmaan led the Cavs in the 6 to 11 age group championship game. Coach
Brian Leak said all the players played hard and had a great attitude. Leak said that in his
league, everyone must play and have fun and be respectful to one another no matter what
Former NBA star Josh Howard, left; Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center
Director Coach Art Blevins, middle; and Steve Nivens of the Josh Howard
Foundation pose for a photo at the Josh Howard Basketball camp at Hanes
Steve Nivens of the Josh Howard Foundation instructs the 117 children who
attended the three-day Josh Howard Basketball camp at Hanes Hosiery
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Howard at Hanes
Hosiery rec center
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During a three-day Josh Howard Basketball camp at Hanes Hosiery Recreation
Center, 117 children were thrilled as they went through basketball drills and workshops.
They also played basketball with former NBA star Josh Howard, who is from
Howard, an NBA Ail-Star, Wake Forest All-American and ACC Player of the Year
delighted the kids with his presence and hands-on training during the camp.
Howard, along with former high school and college stars, worked with the students
on various aspects of the game and on life skills as well.
Hanes Hosiery Director Coach Art Blevins has nothing but praise for Josh and his
staff. "Josh is a great fellow. I think the world of him. I truly appreciate all he does for
us each summer by giving back to the community and our kids like he does each sum
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