Former Jackrabbit Wolters to hold basketball camp in Chamberlain
CHAMBERLAIN -- Professional basketball player and former South Dakota State University guard Nate Wolters and the Sanford Power Basketball Academy will host youth basketball camps in Chamberlain on Monday.
CHAMBERLAIN - Professional basketball player and former South Dakota State University guard Nate Wolters and the Sanford Power Basketball Academy will host youth basketball camps in Chamberlain on Monday.
The Nate Wolters Basketball Camp is open to girls and boys in elementary through high school. Wolters and Sanford staff will take campers through offensive skill work. Former Chamberlain boys basketball coach Allan Bertram is the coordinator of the Sanford Power Basketball Academy.
The Chamberlain camp is at the Chamberlain Armory. Grades 3 through 7 will hold camp from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., while grades 8 through 12 will have camp from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The camp for the younger players is $25, while the older players can participate for $40.
Wolters recently completed a stint in the NBA Summer League with two teams. He averaged 6.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game with the Indiana Pacers summer squad while playing in the Orlando portion of the league. He finished the Las Vegas segment of the league with the Washington Wizards, averaging 9.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists per contest. Wolters was a second-round NBA draft pick in 2013 and has played with the Milwaukee Bucks and New Orleans Pelicans. Last season, he played for Besiktas J.K. in Turkey.
A native of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Wolters finished his career at SDSU in 2013 as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,363 points and is the only player in Jackrabbit history with more than 2,000 points.