Devin Booker earns MVP honor, as Bourg wins title, climbs into French top division

Trevor Booker's youth camp on tap next week at Mauldin Sports Center

Duke's Mason Plumlee, left, guards Clemson's Devin Booker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Photo by Gerry Broome

Duke's Mason Plumlee, left, guards Clemson's Devin Booker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Devin Booker continues to establish himself on the European pro basketball circuit, as he just played a major role in the Bourg Basketball Club's return to the French Pro A League (top division).

The former Clemson star earned MVP honors while helping Bourg claim the Pro B Championship with a 73-65 win over Poitiers - a victory that elevated Bourg to the top tier for next season.

Booker, a first-year player who began his international career with Sluc Nancy, one of the Pro A League's top teams, ended up averaging 12 points and six rebounds per game with Bourg.

In the championship game, he scored 21 points and had six rebounds. Booker made 13 of 14 free throws, including several down the stretch that helped Bourg close out its victory. Bourg made just 14 of 34 field goal attempts in the game, but converted 24-of-28 free throws and a had a 24-12 scoring advantage from the line.

Trevor Booker's Mauldin Camp Next Week: Devin Booker's older brother Trevor, who just finished up a successful season with the NBA's Washington Wizards, will hold his annual youth camp next week, June 9-13, at the Mauldin Sports Center.

Booker is partnering with the United Way and Clemson's Youth Learning Institute in putting on the event. The United Way is planning to sponsor as many as 25 participants, while the Clemson Learning Institute will expand the scope of camp activities beyond basketball.

The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-17, but is limited to 200 participants. The cost of the camp, which runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day, is $150, and includes lunch and a camp t-shirt.

Registration is available online at trevorbookerhoops.com.

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