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Japan: NBA stars lead 'Cares Clinic' practice session in Tokyo

Japan, Tokyo
October 07, 2019 at 14:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

Stars of the NBA teams Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets took time out on Monday to practice and teach basketball to participants of an NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Clinic. The event was organised as part of the 2019 NBA Japan Games at a training facility in Tokyo.

Footage shows the participants learning to dribble, pass and drive among other techniques imparted by the NBA players.

NBA Cares is NBA's global social responsibility programme that addresses important social issues around the world. It regularly works with internationally recognised youth programmes that support education and family development, and health-related causes, including the Special Olympics.

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Stars of the NBA teams Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets took time out on Monday to practice and teach basketball to participants of an NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Clinic. The event was organised as part of the 2019 NBA Japan Games at a training facility in Tokyo.

Footage shows the participants learning to dribble, pass and drive among other techniques imparted by the NBA players.

NBA Cares is NBA's global social responsibility programme that addresses important social issues around the world. It regularly works with internationally recognised youth programmes that support education and family development, and health-related causes, including the Special Olympics.

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