The 10th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft and current Orlando Magic, Elfrid Payton and former WNBA player Sue Wicks will visit Manila to participate in the Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 National Training Camp. They will be helping not only players but also coaches during their stay.
The National Training Camp of the Jr. NBA will be held at the Don Bosco Technical Institute May 12-13 which will determine the participants from different provinces and cities in our country, for the annual Jr. NBA Alumni All-star Game. Their will also be festivities by the NBA in SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 14 where Elfrid Payton and Sue Wicks will also have an appearance.
Elfrid Payton was the selection at No. 10 of the Sixers but only lasted for 15 minutes. The Sixers and the Orlando Magic, who had the 12th pick, completed a trade. The Sixers got Dario Saric, one of the top three candidates for the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year award.
Sue Wick is a former basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association playing for the New York Liberty from 1997 to 2002. She currently serves as a collegiate basketball coach.Wicks was inducted in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in June 2013.