Minnesota Timberwolves star Corey Brewer participated in the fourth annual Adidas Nations Global Experience.
The Adidas Nations Global Experience took place at the Attack Athletics Center in Chicago. The United States 2011 team captured the championship with a 82-68 win over the United States 2012 team.
In the third place game, Latin America defeated Africa 73-59. The event was televised around the world on CBS College Sports Network.
Brewer along with other NBA stars Jrue Holiday (Philadelphia 76ers), Toney Douglas (New York Knicks), Robin Lopez (Phoenix Suns), Anthony Randolph (New York Knicks) and Serge Ibake (Oklahoma City Thunder) mentored players throughout the week. The players were also joined by former players and head coaches Eddie Johnson, Detlef Schrempf, Tony Brown, Frank Johnson and Eric Musselman will act as regional head coaches.
The NBA stars and coaches also worked with the players to help improve their skills. “It was good being around some of the best players from all over the world,” Brewer added.
The world’s elite 18-and-under players from six international teams including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, US 2010 and US 2011, trained and competed in the prestigious annual program. Current NBA players, highly esteemed NBA veterans and collegiate players join the global program as head coaches, mentors and camp counselors.
Adidas Nations emphasizes Adidas’ core belief that success in the game of basketball comes from playing as a team. The multi-faceted international curriculum includes expert training and strategy tips, comprehensive workout sessions and scrimmages. Off-court elements essential to all athletes’ success, such as nutritional education, global interactions, leadership and philanthropy, are woven into the program’s agenda. Athletes’ Performance, the leader in sports training, directs and engages the participating players through advanced programs to supplement their on-court training and provide them training tools for their future basketball careers at the collegiate and professional level.