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Five Australians named to Second All-Women’s Basketball Without Borders Camp at WNBA All-Star Weekend

The second annual All-Female Basketball Without Borders Camp will take place during WNBA All-Star Weekend in Phoenix.

The NBA, WNBA and FIBA ​​bring together 40 international high school-aged talent from 24 different countries. The girls will compete over three days from Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 at the Verizon 5G Performance Center, the official training facility of the Phoenix Suns.

The group will include five representatives from Australia and one from New Zealand.

BWB Campers – Australia/New Zealand
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Saffron Shields Australia
Opal Bird Australia
Beautiful Deas Australia
Sienna Harvey Australia
Monique Bobongie Australia
Annika Scott New Zeland

Campers will be tested by former WNBA and FIBA ​​players and coaches, including WNBA Coach Development Program participants Edniesha Curry, Shey Peddy, April Sykes and Kelly Raimon (Schumacher). Additionally, former WNBA All-Star player and Boston Celtics Vice President of Team Operations and Organizational Growth Alison Feaster will serve as camp director.

Over the course of three days, participants will undergo a variety of developmental activities, including anthropometric and athletic testing, movement efficiency, skill development stations, shooting and skills competitions, life skills seminars and 5-on-5 games.

Campers will also attend the 2024 AT&T WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, July 20 at the Footprint Center.

Basketball Without Borders has produced a steady stream of WNBA talent over the years. Eleven former BWB campers have made the jump to the league, including Australians Ezi Magbegor (Seattle Storm) and Jade Melbourne (Washington Mystics), Canadian Aaliyah Edwards (Washington Mystics), Croatia’s Nika Muhl (Seattle Storm) and Brazilian Kamilla Cardoso (Chicago Sky).