BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former NBA star Bob Lanier is set to announce the kick-off of a basketball training camp for kids in his hometown of Buffalo.

The eight-week camp is called “Game Changers” and is meant to steer 10- to 18-year-olds away from drugs and crime.

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Lanier and officials from the city of Buffalo and Drug Enforcement Administration are scheduled to release details on Friday. They say the project is being funded through asset forfeiture money.

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Lanier is an eight-time NBA all-star who retired in 1984 after 14 years in the NBA, with Detroit and Milwaukee.

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