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Andrew Nicholson Returns To His Alma Mater To Host His 2nd Annual Basketball Camp ‘44 Hoops’

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, June 26, 2015 / -- Andrew Nicholson returns to his alma mater Father Michael Goetz Secondary School, in Mississauga to host his 2nd annual basketball camp, 44 Hoops.

The Orlando Magic forward, who was recently a torchbearer for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Halifax, Nova Scotia, gears up to play in the games for Canada Basketball in a unique way - by giving back to his community. As a growing athletic luminary with extraordinary talent and the sense of skill that captivates and excites fans, Andrew Nicolson has been one of the NBA’s most admired rising stars since joining the league in 2012. Andrew’s work ethic has earned him the respect of his NBA peers, sports broadcasters, fans and his local community. Andrew humbly recognizes his blessings and is dedicated to giving back to communities such as his own hometown.

44 Hoops Basketball Camp welcomed more than 40 participants last year over a five-day span. Nicholson, offered daily guidance and mentorship to the kids with the help of some of the best basketball players and coaches the city has to offer. Kids between the ages of 7 and 16 can register for the camp by visiting Participants will receive five days of training and will focus on improving their skills while having fun in a hard-working and safe environment. Each camper will also receive a basketball, backpack, a t-shirt, reversible jersey, and shorts all provided by Peak. 44 Hoops has partnered with BioSteel Sports Supplements, allowing campers to fill their water bottles with their high performance sports mix all day long. 44 Hoops is an independent camp owned and run by Andrew Nicholson and his former high school coach Amir Morgan.

Event Details

Date: July 6th-10th, 2015
Time: 9am-3pm
Location: Father Goetz Secondary School - 330 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga, ON L5B 3K6
Who: Boys & Girls ages 7-16 years old
Cost: $295


Andrew Nicholson graduated from Father Michael Goetz Secondary School in 2007 after leading the school to two city championships. Andrew went on to star at St. Bonaventure University before the NBA’s Orlando Magic selected him with the 19th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft. For the past two summers, Andrew has played for Canada at the FIBA Americas Championship in 2013 and last year on an 11-game tour through Europe.

If you would like more information about Andrew Nicholson and 44 Hoops or would like to schedule an interview, please e-mail

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