Celtics rookie excited for Seeds of Peace camp | BOSTON HERALD
After one of his first visits to Seeds of Peace camp, and witnessing the rare interactions between Israeli and Palestinian youths, former NBA player B.J. Armstrong was quickly humbled.
“We talk about war, but these kids have lived it,” he said. “The thing I’ve learned from this is that I don’t know anything.”
Celtics rookie Marcus Smart will receive his own education in the world’s most unrelenting conflict today, when the camp holds its annual NBA players clinic.
Agent Arn Tellem went to this camp on the shore of Maine’s Lake Pleasant as a boy, when it was called Camp Powhatan. Eight years after the late journalist John Wallach opened the site to Israeli and Palestinian youth, Tellem began encouraging clients like Armstrong, Brian Scalabrine and LaMarcus Aldridge to mix with the campers.