Brooklyn Nets To Hold Training Camp At Duke

Updated: August 28, 2013

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King announced today that the team will hold training camp at Duke University this year from October 1st through October 5th.

The Nets first round pick Mason Plumlee this year is a former Blue Devil as well as King himself back in the day.

The relationship that King has with head coach Mike Krzyzewski is very strong and King frequently seeks out Coach K’s advice before making moves professionally and personally.

In a statement, King said that Duke “will offer a unique opportunity for our players to bond & focus solely on basketball.”




[quote_simple]PRESS RELEASE
BROOKLYN—The Brooklyn Nets will hold training camp for the 2013-14 season on the campus of Duke University, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. The Nets will travel to Duke on September 30, following Media Day in Brooklyn, and conduct practices at the Michael W. Krzyzewski Center – Dedicated to Academic & Athletic Excellence from October 1-5, before returning to Brooklyn.

“With many new players and a new staff, going on the road for training camp will offer a unique opportunity for our players to bond and focus solely on basketball as they prepare for this season.” said King. “Duke University offers first class basketball facilities and will provide an optimum training environment for our team.”[/quote_simple]

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