Bailey was also a chosen as a developmental player for the Sunshine Coast Phoenix team in the Queensland Basketball League (QBL) this year. He trained at this elite level with the best of the best. It was such a fantastic experience for him to be involved within this team and he learnt so much and grew out of sight as a player.
His dream of going over to America to play college basketball has been given a glimmer of hope as he has been asked to attend a college basketball exposure camp in Portland, Oregon USA. This is a huge opportunity for Bailey as there will be college coaches there who will be training and evaluating him. This could give him the chance to obtain a scholarship in America playing basketball. It's a brilliant way to expose your basketball talent as often the only way to obtain a scholarship is by sending the colleges basketball footage and it's rare for the recruiters to actually physically see you play a game due to the long distance Australia is from the U.S.A There will be approximately 15-20 college coaches there looking to secure and recruit possible players. We would love for Bailey to be given this opportunity.
Bailey leaves on the 17th of October 2018 and is in Portland for 5 days. The funds needed are for flights/insurance, accommodation, transfers and the basketball exposure camp he will be attending. Any contribution or donation to help him get to America would be appreciated and I would love to stay connected to give you feedback on how Bailey goes throughout the basketball exposure camp . He is training so hard to be competitive and give it everything he's got. He understands this is a chance of a lifetime to play up against some amazing athletes and hopefully get a scholarship to play college basketball. His dream could now become a reality!
I appreciate you for taking the time to read this and if you donate I cannot thank you enough. It means so much to Bailey. :)
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