YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP
MAURICE HARKLESS SKILLS ACADEMY
NBA player Maurice Harkless returned to his hometown of Queens, New York on August 12-13, 2017 to host his first-ever youth basketball camp.
The former Forest Hills High School and St. John's University star hosted over 50 local Middle and High School student-athletes. Harkless and his coaching staff taught offensive, defensive and off-court skills to players.
Special guest speakers included:
- Kyle O'Quinn, New York Knicks
- Hamidou Diallo, University of Kentucky
- Travis Atson, Quinnipiac University
- Phil Carr, Morgan State University
The first annual event was held at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens and featured partnerships with the Jr. NBA, LiveU and BODYARMOR.