Saturday, June 28, 2003

Taiwanese NT at USBA for US Training tour

Taiwanese NT arrived in USBA(United States Basketball Academy) at Eugene, Oregon for a two week training tour. The team will play 6-8 warmup games with USBA All-Stars and other teams, meanwhile instructed by a coaching staff consisted of Lakers assistant Tex Winter, former Georgia head coach Jim Harrick and former Fordham head coach Bob Hill. The training camp concludes on July 6th.

After the two-week training, six players(Tien Lei, Wu Dai-hao, Tsun Wen-din, Lee Chi-yi, Yang Yu-ming, Yen Shin-shu) will go to Sacramento for another special training camp, which will be conducted by Kings assistants Pete Carril, Terry Porter and guard Bobby Jackson during July 7-16.

CTBA says Taiwan NT is planning to play in an international tournament in Philippines early August, completing the final warmup stage before the Asian Championship.