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Brandon Knight to grace NBA Fit week

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By Ivan Saldajeno

MANDALUYONG--Phoenix Sun Brandon Knight will be the guest of honor at the Gatorade-NBA Training Center on July 19 at the Gatorade Hoops Center.

Knight, who posted a career-high 19.6 points along with 3.9 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and 1.2 steals a game this past season with Phoenix before undergoing hip surgery, will help in teaching coaches and young ballers basketball drills and plays in the said event.

“I’m looking forward to participating in NBA FIT Week and teaching talented young players in the Philippines the importance of fitness and nutrition both on and off the court,” said Knight.

Joining Knight will be NBA legend and former WNBA coach Dee Brown.

The said training camp is the first of a set of events that will highlight the NBA Fit week from July 19-21.

On July 20, Knight and Brown will join Globe's sports ambassadors for a meet-and-greet activity at the Bonifacio High Street Ampitheater in Taguig.

On July 21, Knight and Brown will grace an NBA Cares clinic for Special Olympics athletes at the Trinoma Activity Center in Quezon City.

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