Phoenix Suns Small Forward TJ Warren has signed a four year deal extension with the Arizona State-based NBA franchise worth $50 million.
The former North Carolina State player was in Ghana recently to headline a one day skills development camp with several young players from the West African country.
The program dubbed ” All Access Africa Camp” had Golden State Warriors Power Forward David West and former NBA player Pops Mensah-Bonsu join Warren.
Warren joined 2017 NBA Champion West and San Antonio Spurs Advanced Scout Mensah-Bonsu to take young players through drills and life lessons in entrepreneurship and leadership skills.
TJ spoke of his ambitions for the upcoming season which tips of on October 17 stating he is “really looking forward” to it in an exclusive interview with Basketballghana.com at the camp.
The 24 year old player was drafted 14th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft and has steadily increased his scoring output since landing in the league; he averaged 14.4 points and 5.1 rebounds in 66 games last season.
Along side Tyler Ulis, Marquesse Chriss, Devin Booker and Alex Len, the Phoenix Suns have a strong core with a bright future.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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