American Basketball International Combine FAQ

  1. When is the International Combine?

The Combine is being held from Sunday, July 29th, through Saturday, August 18th, 2018.

  1. Who will be there and what is the program?

The Combine will host 5 International teams and a USA select pro squad chosen by American Basketball Enterprises and features three weeks of individual player and team instruction and practices, as well as a round-robin game schedule concluding with a championship tournament the final week. The Combine will also feature appearances by prominent USA basketball personalities who will conduct player, team, coaches and staff sessions.

  1. What does our fee cover?
    1. Hotel accommodations for 16 (players, coaches and staff) at the on-site Warehouse Hotel
    2. All meals beginning the night of arrival through breakfast the morning of departure. Meals will be served buffet style prepared and catered through the on-site, 4-star Fork & Palate Restaurant
    3. Transportation to and from arrival airport
    4. Transportation to and from chosen city of weekend site-seeing excursion, as well as hotel accommodations and per diem money for meals
    5. All court instruction, practice and competitive game-related costs
    6. Athletic training and medical attendants


  1. How would our organization, team or league benefit by attending?
    1. International teams that are seeking a distinct competitive advantage would benefit from direct exposure to US teaching, training and method systems of play and from additional pre-season competitive games.
    2. Teams would benefit if they require additional pre-season preparation due to transformational changes in their organization such as:
      1. new ownership or front office changes
      2. new general management staff
      3. new coaching staff
      4. relegation status
      5. incorporation of new players through team-building experience


  1. How will International teams attending be chosen?

The selection process is a first-come, first-served basis. Teams/organizations should first register by submitting the appropriate Organizational Waiver and the initial down payment. Upon receipt of full payment, on or before June 14, 2018, teams/organizations will be notified of their acceptance. ABE will refund any deposits received, less any transactional fee administered by the banking institutions involved, to teams/organizations who are not one of the first five to submit full payment. No refunds will be given to teams/organizations once they have been notified of acceptance.