Kings KO’d |

Kings KO’d

So was the $395 Jeff Hagar forked over to send his daughter to the Joe and Gavin Maloof Second Annual Basketball Camp worth it?

“Every penny,” he said a few days after his 8-year-old daughter Sarah had wrapped up her week as a camper, which included quite a crowning achievement against one of the Sacramento Kings’ own stars.

Sarah, a fourth grader at Alta Sierra Elementary, went head to head with Kings’ guard Mike Bibby in a game of knockout – and won. Sarah knocked Bibby out of the competition by hitting a shot before he had sunk one of his own.

“It was well worth the money,” Jeff Hagar said. “For as busy as these (Kings) are, they took the time all week to spend a lot of time with the kids there.”

Jeff Hagar said that Alta Sierra Elementary student Coleman Huntley, a fifth grader, also attended the camp and also scored a KO against a King, defeating Sacramento’s Bobby Jackson earlier in the week.

For more information on the Maloofs annual camp, please call (916) 552-1144 or click onto

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