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High School / Sep 2, 2011 / 3:00 pm

Meet The 4 Standouts From The Reebok Breakout Challenge

Reebok Breakout Challenge

Want to watch NBA players in their element? Hardly any cameras, hardly any media, just pick-up ball and drills? I got the chance earlier this week when I was invited up to Reebok Headquarters in Canton, Mass. to spend the day with John Wall, Jason Terry, Jameer Nelson, Ramon Sessions and Isaiah Thomas. These pros were obviously the highlights of the day, and the ones drawing the most attention. But the high school kids, the standouts from Reebok’s Philadelphia Breakout Challenge earlier this summer, brought their games as well. Read More »

High School, NBA / Sep 1, 2011 / 1:30 pm

A Day In The Life: Training With NBA Stars & High School Standouts

John Wall & Jonathan Milligan

“I see you going for the pull-up the whole time! I’m a vet!” Does it really matter that John Wall is only 20 years old? He’s not exactly a veteran. But we’ll call him one because he looked the part at Reebok Headquarters on Tuesday, dominating in pick-up games and clearly standing alone as the face of the brand. While he is set to make the jump to 21 in another week, Wall is still a lot like the high school kids he was hooping with: young, excited and taking every challenge head on. Read More »