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December 05, 2013 | Latin America: Mexico

NBA Offers Sports Clinic to Special Olympics

By Paola Martinelli

NBA, Special Olympics and Triquis

NBA organized a pre-game today where you could see the human side of internationally recognized numbers. Sixty Special Olympics Mexico athletes drew smiles in the clinic as they felt the ball in their hands making shots, passes and other activities. Ricky Rubio Timberwolves player was captivated by for Special Olympics athletes. NBA and Special Olympics conducted the Unified Basketball training; it was a unique experience. After the clinic NBA donated an autographed ball gift to Special Olympics.

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