Andrew Somuah of DIME interviewed Jeff and Marquis Teague about their joint training in Indianapolis where the two ran a free basketball camp for boys grades 4-8 Saturday at Pike High School, their alma mater. .
"This is actually the first summer that My brother and I are working out together so it’s been great. We both have been pushing each other to be better," said Jeff who's now a legitimate NBA point guard after a slow start in the league.
"Yea, off-season been great. We just trying to stay in shape and just get better," added Marquis.
Marquis, who's three years younger than Jeff, talked about how Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Kidd have helped him.
"Man it was great," he said. "It’s been great just learning from the vets. You know, Paul Pierce would play me one-on-one to help take my game to another level while KG would lay advice on me. So it has been an unbelievable experience."
Of his point guard coach, Marquis said, "It’s been real good. I mean he is best pg to play the game and he’s my coach. So it is cool to pick his brain every day and learn from him."
The Nets have until October 31 to exercise a fourth year option.
In May, the brothers announced that they will be investing in the restoration of the historic Wigwam, the high school gym in their father's hometown of Anderson, Indiana, famous for its wooden interior and 9,000 seats. The amount of the investment and the breakdown between the brothers wasn't disclosed.
The Teague Brothers Shine A Light On The City They Love - Andrew Somuah - DIME