Children and adults alike can learn basketball drills Friday when Cavaliers coach Byron Scott and his staff scrimmage the U.S. men’s Olympic wheelchair team in Northeast Ohio.
Scott, General Manager Chris Grant and former Cavs players Larry Nance, Austin Carr and Campy Russell will take on the Olympians at 6:30 p.m. at SPIRE Institute in Geneva. Fans can learn basketball drills from Scott and his staff before the game.
Team USA is training at SPIRE for the 2012 Paralympics in London.
Scheduled to open in the fall of 2012, SPIRE will offer residential training programs in swimming, soccer, track and field and volleyball. Lacrosse will be added in 2013.
Tickets for the evening are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 10 or younger, seniors and active duty military and veterans.
For more information, visit http://www.spireinstitute.org.
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