NBPA Summer Basketball Camps

Summer 2023 brings back the highly anticipated NBPA Grassroots training experience, the annual NBPA x Five-Star Summer Basketball Camp is set to take place, as a continued partnership with JDS Sports to run the historic Five Star Basketball Camp, which has been in operation for 54 years. NEW this year, the NBPA will partner with the WNBPA to produce an all women’s basketball camp, providing girls between the ages of 9 and 17 with a structured basketball learning experience. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental skill development and team participation, creating an atmosphere that fosters growth and development for all participants.

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2023 LIVE Dates & Locations


2023 Camp Dates & Locations

Inaugural WNBPA Summer Basketball Camp Powered by NBPA

4050 E. Imperial Highway, Lynwood, CA, 90262
July 10-12, 2023

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NBPA x Five-Star Summer Basketball Camp

Basketball City Pier 36, New York City, NY
July 24-27

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2023 Camp Elements

  • NBPA/WNBPA Camp provides expert basketball instruction and training focused on camper improvement & life skill education, introduction to financial literacy education and mentorship workshops, full court games, station drills, and contests.
  • Expert basketball instruction and training from former NBA/WNBA and Division I College coaches with a medical trainer on site.
  • 12 proven and progressive teaching stations covering the fundamentals of basketball and Five-Star's renowned Station 13 (individual instruction).
  • Written player evaluation and feedback from Camp coaches.
  • Giveaways, trophies and end-of-camp awards ceremony.
  • Life skills training focused on basic financial literacy sessions as it relates to players provided by JP Morgan Chase
  • Uniforms: jersey and basketball shorts for all campers provided by Champion Logo
  • Warm-ups and injury prevention screenings presented by Hospital For Special Surgery
  • 2K gaming lounge tournament featuring Champion Logo
  • Lunch provided to all Campers/Staff daily


2023 Camp will feature more players appearing to impact the lives of campers (3-4 players per camp). Past NBPA/WNBPA Camp guest lectures and speakers included:

Trae Young, John Wall, Aaron Gordon, Cole Anthony, Jalen Brunson, Wendell Carter Jr, Jordan Clarkson, Hamidou Diallo, Spencer Dinwiddie, Andre Drummond, Rudy Gobert, Tim Hardaway Jr., Tobias Harris, Buddy Hield, Sabrina Ionescu (WNBPA), Enes Kanter, Kyle Kuzma, Kevin Love, Malik Monk, Nneka Ogwumike (WNBPA), Ticha Penicheiro (WNBPA), Julius Randle, Collin Sexton, Kemba Walker, Hassan Whiteside, James Wiseman & Jahlil Okafor.

Guest appearances from former players have included:

Alonzo Mourning, Herb Williams, Lou Williams, Shooting Specialist Chris “Lethal Shooter” Matthew, Roger Mason, Michael Sweetney, TJ Ford, Antonio Davis, & Tamar Slay

2022 Camp Recap Videos




Since 1966, over 250,000 players and coaches have come through Five-Star's camps and clinics. Notable alumni include Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Mike Krzyzewski, Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, Kevin Durant, Patrick Ewing, John Calipari, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, and many more. Join us for an all-around great basketball experience.




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