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Ex-Cat Patterson hosting camp at Lexington Christian

Sacramento Kings' Patrick Patterson dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Friday, April 12, 2013, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 108-101.
Sacramento Kings' Patrick Patterson dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Friday, April 12, 2013, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 108-101. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Former University of Kentucky basketball standout Patrick Patterson will be back in Lexington next week to host a basketball camp for particpants aged 7 to 17.

Patterson, a forward for the NBA's Sacramento Kings, will host PPatt's Academy on July 1-3 at Lexington Christian Academy, 450 West Reynolds Road.

Cost is $175, with sessions running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The camp offers individual/group training and team training in shot mechanics, ball handling, offensive footwork, defensive movement and positioning, offensive movement and post player footwork and movement.

To enroll, call (713) 320-2194 or (832) 875-4309. Or, you can click on this link to register online.

Patterson, who played for the Wildcats from 2007-2010, amassed 1,564 points in three seasons, placing him 13th on UK's all-time scoring list.

In three NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings, Patterson is averaging 8.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.

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