Archive - Jul 6, 2010
Game 1 - Orlando Magic 73 vs Utah Jazz 78
Orlando started this game struggling mightily to put points on the board and ended up down 14 at the end of 1. They rallied back in the 2nd and 3rd quarters to cut the lead to 3 heading into the 4th quarter behind the strong play of Patrick Ewing Jr..
After a relatively exciting opening day of the 2010 LeBron James Skills Academy, day 2 was a dud through the morning and afternoon sessions. The college counselors did not scrimmage in their lone afternoon session and unfortunately, their evening session was closed to the media. The most interesting aspect of the morning and afternoon sessions was watching the mass media stakeout of LeBron. Everybody except TMZ was here. Thankfully, LBJ decided to go off script in the evening as he brought Damon Jones and Cavalier teammates Jawad Williams, Daniel Gibson, Jamario Moon
The buzz around the LeBron James Skills Academy is much different than last year as the basketball world awaits the final decision of the biggest free agent in the history of sports. As a result, there was a large media contingent at the camp that probably had more interest in what LeBron was wearing than scouting any college or high school players. That didn’t distract us from taking in the first college and high school workouts of this year’s camp.