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Jazz: Boozer to take part in Basketball Without Borders

Published June 4, 2009 9:55 am

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Jazz forward Carlos Boozer will travel to South Africa along with Toronto's Chris Bosh and Orlando's Dwight Howard as part of the NBA's annual Basketball Without Borders program, the league announce Thursday.

The three members of the gold-medal winning 2008 U.S. Olympic team will help lead the NBA's five-day camp in Johannesburg from Sept. 2-6. The NBA also will hold camps in Beijing and Mexico City this summer.

Also taking part in the South Africa trip will be Houston's Dikembe Mutombo, Chicago's Joakim Noah and Tyrus Thomas, Charlotte's Vladimir Radmanovic, New York's Nate Robinson and Milwaukee's Luc Mbah a Moute, a former camper himself in 2003.

The Basketball Without Borders camps bring together the top 19-and-under players in a region to train under NBA players and coaches.

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