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Basketball briefs: Ex-Cascade Freeman signs with Slam

Former UFV basketball player Sam Freeman has signed with the Bellingham Slam. - Abbotsford News file photo
Former UFV basketball player Sam Freeman has signed with the Bellingham Slam.
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Former University of the Fraser Valley basketball standout Sam Freeman has signed with the Bellingham Slam of the International Basketball League.

Freeman, a 6'3" guard from Coquitlam, was a Canada West first team all-star and finished second in conference scoring (21.2 points per game) during his senior season, 2012-13. He's also second all-time in three-pointers made (252) in Canada West history.

Freeman will make his Slam debut at the team’s home opener on April 25 against the Seattle Flight, at 7 p.m. at Whatcom Pavilion in Bellingham. For more information, visit www.bellinghamslam.com.

KINGS' THOMPSON INVOLVED IN LOCAL CAMP

NBA player Jason Thompson is making an appearance at a local basketball camp next week.

Thompson, who plays for the Sacramento Kings, will be involved in Performance Skills Academy Camp, which runs April 24-26 at Abbotsford Senior Secondary. The sessions are for boys and girls in Grades 7-12, and cost is $150 per player. To register, email pcacamp@hotmail.com.

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