By: Vance Parella, CEO, Ballers Paradise LLC http://www.ballersparadise.org
THE 2022 BALLERS PARADISE TOP 50 SHOWCASE @ IMPACT ATHLETIC CENTER CLIFTON PARK, NY, MARCH 11, 18, 25, 2022. The 2022 Ballers Paradise Top 50 is an invite-only exposure event that is showcasing the Capital Regions’ elite boys basketball players [ages 14-18].
The much-anticipated event is taking place on Friday, March 11, 18, and 25, 6-8 pm at the brand new Impact Athletic Center in Clifton Park, NY. The two-hour experience will include skills, drills, 5×5 runs, and interviews. The action will be captured by some of the area’s premier videographers, edited, and published on various social media platforms giving the athletes priceless exposure.
Monday, March 28, the official Ballers Paradise Top 50 will be published on http://www.ballersparadise.org. In April, the official Ballers Paradise Top 50 will be invited up to The Norm Sonju Sports Complex at Camp of the Woods in Speculator, NY for a final 2-hour event that will be streamed live by Capital Region Sports Net.
NORM SONJU SPORTS COMPLEX @ CAMP-of-the- WOODS, SPECULATOR, NY
CAMP-of-the-WOODS located on Lake Pleasant in Speculator, NY has been for decades a crown jewel for vacation getaways for thousands of families and basketball lovers from around the country.
The athletic complex was named in honor of Norm Sonju, the tireless champion and dedicated supporter of the ministry of CAMP-of-the-WOODS. Sonju, former owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Chairman of Gospel Volunteers, Inc. served on the board from 1970 to 2020. He was the visionary and coordinator of the CAMP-of-the-WOODS Pro Basketball Clinics for 33 Summers [1963-1996].
Over three decades, 56 NBA players and coaches [Including 5 Hall of Famers: John McLendon Jr., Jerry Colangelo, Darral Imhoff, Don Nelson, and Jason Kidd] made the trek up to COTW to train hundreds of up and coming elite youth basketball players from around the country.
“The Capital Region is flourishing with elite youth 518 ballers that demand more reliable mediums of exposure for these athletes. Ballers Paradise Youth Development & Exposure Events has answered the call and is mobilizing the best of the best in our community to build high-exposure creative platforms to find solutions. In the meantime, 518 ballers’ dreams hang in the balance, join us in Paradise,” said Ballers Paradise CEO Vance Parella.
BALLES PARADISE LLC
The executive team behind Ballers Paradise are industry leaders in providing elite youth basketball training and exposure events. We have created platforms at the highest levels, creating unique opportunities for thousands of athletes across the United States and most recently in Burundi, Africa where we showcased the country’s top boys basketball players.