Concord NC - C.C. Griffin Middle School
Detroit Piston's Ish Smith Basketball Camp: 5 great days of fun and learning, June 19-23, 2017. At the Ishmael Smith Developmental Camp you will learn the basic Skills of Basketball taught by NBA, College, and Overseas Basketball Players. The camp is open to Boys and Girls ages 6 to 17 years old.
What to Bring: Come ready to play bring a water bottle, and bag lunch Monday – Thursday. On Friday we will provide lunch!!!
Where is the Camp: Our Camp will be held at C.C. Griffin Middle School, 7650 Griffins Gate Dr.SW, Concord NC 28025. The hours are 8:30am - 3:00pm
Our program will include:
- Skill Drills
- Shooting Drills
- Dribbling Drills
- 5 on 5 intense games. Our counselors will ref and coach these games.
On the last day we will provide Lunch, T-shirts, Camp bag, Water Bottle and an counselor autograph session for the campers.
Ishmael Smith was born on July 5, 1988 in Charlotte NC. He was raised by parents Gwen and Larry Smith along side his siblings, Two sisters, Lativia and Serlethea, and one brother Gerald. Ish comes from a very close family and was taught hard work by both his parents. Ish gained a love for basketball at the age of 2 and his passion grew through the years. Ishmael became a stand out high school basketball player at his local high school Central Cabarrus, and with his speed and skills earned him a 4 year scholarship to Wake Forest University. At Wake Forest Ish became the first ever player in Wake Forest history to score 1000 points and dish out 600 assist in his 4 years. Ish signed a rookie contract in 2010 to the Houston Rockets after going undrafted. Although Ish has played for several teams in the NBA, he always left an impeccable impression on each and every team. And in the summer of 2016 Ish’s hard work and persistency earned him a 3 year contract with the Detroit Pistons.
Fun Facts About:
- Ish played A.A.U. with two time league MVP Stephen Curry.
- Ish has been mentioned by several of his colleagues as one of the fastest Player in the NBA.
- Ish Smith is the first player with Detroit Pistons to have 50+ assist with only 3 turnovers in an 8 game Span.
- Ish is a devout Christian, and points to the air to show his appreciation to God.
- Ish’s brother in-law is former Wake Forest Demon Deacon Eric (BIG-E) Williams.