Former WNBA players to participate in Basketball Without Borders camp during NBA All-Star in Chicago

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The seventh annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp, a collaboration between the NBA and FIBA, will include three former WNBA players, according to ESPN.

Those three are Ashley Battle, Michele Van Gorp and Ebony Hoffman. Battle was drafted out of UConn in 2005 by the Seattle Storm before playing the following four seasons of her career with the New York Liberty and finally in 2010 with the San Antonio Silver Stars.

Hoffman attended USC before being selected in the 2004 draft in the first round by the Indiana Fever. She remained with Indiana until 2011 when she joined the Los Angeles Sparks for a few years, then finally in 2014 with the Connecticut Sun.

Van Gorp’s career also included a stop in New York. She was selected in the second round of the 1999 draft out of Duke (after transferring from Purdue) by the Liberty before heading to the Portland Fire in 2000, then with the Minnesota Lynx from 2001-04.

The camp features top prospects from around the world having the opportunity to make an impression on scouts. Among those who will join Battle, Hoffman and Van Gorp in running the camp will include the Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam.

The girls’ roster includes:

Jade Melbourne (Australia)

Olivia Pollerd (Australia)

Maggie Besselink (Canada)

Merissah Russell (Canada)

Naylee Cortes Espitia (Colombia)

Daniela Gonzalez Viveros (Colombia)

Alberte Rimdal (Denmark)

Yara Osama Hussein (Egypt)

Anna Gret Asi (Estonia)

Janette Aarnio (Finland)

Aminata Gueye (France)

Serena Kessler (France)

Siya Deodhar (India)

Harsimran Kaur (India)

Maho Hayashi (Japan)

Abril Reyes (Mexico)

Jazzmyne Kailahi-Fulu (New Zealand)

Chizaram Victory Fredricks (Nigeria)

Charlotte Carvalho (Senegal)

Aminata Tal (Senegal)

Mama Dembele Traore (Spain)

Paula Fraile Ruiz (Spain)

Camila Kirschembaum (Uruguay)

Florencia Niski (Uruguay)

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