Arizona Wildcats: Nick Johnson camp upcoming at Salpointe



Nick Johnson is returning to Tucson next week to help teach young basketball players the knowledge he’s gained of the game through his stellar high school career, productive time with Arizona and professional hoops experience.

The Nick Johnson Camp will be held at Salpointe Catholic High School (1545 E. Copper Street) on Aug. 27 and 28. Ages 6-12 will be taught from 9 a.m. to noon and 13-18 from 1 p.m. to 4. The cost is $100 per camper.

Former teammate Kaleb Tarczewski is slated to be a special guest for the camp, which includes instruction and interaction with the players, limited edition Nike Nick Johnson t-shirt, and a picture and autograph with Johnson.

Johnson, 23, is coming off a successful season with Austin of the NBA’s Developmental League. He played for 40 games for the Spurs’ affiliate, averaging 9.6 points and 3.7 rebounds a game. publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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