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Play Hard Play Smart is an elite AAU basketball club founded in 2002. PHPS is a non profit 501 (c3), community based, youth development organization. Established in 2002 and led by professional men and women to expose our youth to the essential educational and athletic disciplines necessary to become productive student athletes and members of our community. PHPS increases College and University awareness of Northern California’'s student athlete talent pool, which in past tended to be overlooked. Our program participates in Top Basketball Tournaments and Camps, throughout the United States. Our staff is in constant contact with Coaches and Scouts from numerous Colleges and Universities all over the Country. Our objective is to make sure that our student athletes are mentally, physically, and emotionally prepared to take their skills to college and beyond.

PHPS has Teams ranging from 11U through 17U, (Boys & Girls)

PHPS also host various events such as "50 Elite", Sac's Future 
Stars" and the "Northwest Discovery Showcase”, that attracts lots of the
Top talent in Northern California

2015 17U Tenatitive Summer Schedule


April 10 - 12 Dallas, Tx (Adidas Guantlet)


April 24 - 26 Indinaiplois, IN (Adidas Guantlet)


May 16 - 17 Sacramento, CA (PHPS tournament)


May 23 - 25 Magic Memorial Day Tournament (Sacramento/Los Angeles) -                           TBD???


May 30 - 31 Pangos All American Camp (Invite only)Long Beach, CA


June - OFF


July 7 - 9 Uprising All American Camp (Invite only) - Chicago, Ill


July 13 - 15 Cream of the Crop, Long Beach, CA


July 22 - 26 Adidas Uprising Championships.


Adidas Nations

We Care

PHPS has helped numerous sacramento student athletes attain college scholarships.  Through dedication, determination and solid relationships we help local student athletes move on to their next!



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