Drew Bracey Henderson basketball camp

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Kevin Murphy conducted his third annual basketball camp in memory of his nephew, Drew Bracey Henderson July 22-25.

Drew was shot on Dec, 11, 2011 at a Sweet 16 birthday party in Duquesne.

The free camp was held at McKeesport Salvation Army located at 821 Walnut Street; McKeesport.“We’re just trying to give the kids a positive alternative,” Murphy said. “We will have our slogan on our T-shirts which is shoot hoops not guns. We will have two age groups between ages 7-11 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and ages 1218 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

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KEVIN MURPHY AND VOLUNTEERS WITH YOUNGER KIDS (Photos by J. L. Martello)

 

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KEVIN MURPHY WITH OLDER KIDS

 

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LAYUP DRILLS—Tyreek Jones 17-years old from McKeesport shooting a layup.

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WORKING ON FREE THROWS—Saxson Mc­Kisick 11-year-old from McKeesport shooting the basketball from the free through line.

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SHOOTING DRILLS—David Stuvaints 9-year-old from South Side shooting the ball.

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TALKING BASKETBALL—Coach Kevin Murphy speaking to the younger kids.

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OFFENSIVE DRILLS—Islam Abdul-Rabb 15-year old learning offensive drills from Kevin Murphy.

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