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July 24th

2009 AAUs Day 3

Fri, 07/24/2009 - 9:05pm

By Joshua Motenko, Head Scout

Las Vegas, Nevada

LBA Sea Wolves vs. Arizona Magic

Perry JonesPerry JonesThis game ended up being a giant coming out party Perry Jones, the rising senior from Duncanville, TX. Jones is oozing with potential as a carbon copy of a young Tracy McGrady (he even looks like McGrady), and has committed to Baylor.

July 23rd

2009 AAUs: Day 2 Recap

Thu, 07/23/2009 - 9:05pm
By Joshua Motenko, Head Scout

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Super 64 tournament got under way with pool play on Wednesday and Thursday and the senior class continued to disappoint media and coaches alike. was forced to scrap our game plan of sticking to the main gyms in order to mine the 300+ teams and half dozen gyms in the area for legitimate NBA talent.

Texas Assault u15 vs. Southern Kings u15

July 22nd

2009 GBOA AAU Tournament Recap

Wed, 07/22/2009 - 9:58pm

By Joshua Motenko, Head Scout

July 21st

NBA Summer League: Top 10 Non-Rookies

Tue, 07/21/2009 - 10:10pm

While the rookies certainly provided excitement and quality play, the non-rookies took the top 5 overall scoring average positions. Here's a look at the top 10 non-rookie performers from Vegas.

Top 10 Non-Rookies

1. Anthony Randolph – Golden State / 26.8ppg, 8.5rpg, 1.3apg, 2.2stl, 3blk, 60.9fg%

July 20th

NBA Summer League: Top 10 Rookies

Mon, 07/20/2009 - 10:26pm
The 2009 Las Vegas Summer League has finished up and it didn't disappoint. It was a mix of 1st rounders who were trying to prove they were worthy of their selection and 2nd rounders who were out to show that they slipped too far in the draft. Other rookies were just out to show they belonged on a team, or even impress some European team into signing them. Here's a look at the top 10 rookies in Vegas. Tomorrow we'll look at the top 10 non-rookies.

Top 10 Rookies

July 19th

NBA Summer League: Day 10

Sun, 07/19/2009 - 10:03pm
The top performers for the finale, Day 10 were: JaVale McGee (31 pts), Sonny Weems (28 pts), Ty Lawson (24 pts), Julian Wright (24 pts), Jaycee Carroll (22 pts), Jordan Hill (21 pts), Goran Dragic (21 pts), Corey Brewer (20 pts),

Washington Wizards (2-2) 89 New York Knicks (0-5) 84

Box Score

July 18th

NBA Summer League: Day 9

Sat, 07/18/2009 - 7:18pm
The top performers for Day 9 were: Jonny Flynn (24 pts), Rodrigue Beaubois (23 pts), Ronald Dupree (22 pts), Ty Lawson (21 pts), Brandon Costner (21 pts), Jasper Johnson (21 pts), James Johnson (20 pts), Sam Young (20 pts), Blake Griffin (19 pts), Nick Young (19 pts), JaVale McGee (19 pts), Pooh Jeter (19 pts)

Dallas Mavericks (1-4) 73 Oklahoma City Thunder (0-5) 54

July 17th

NBA Summer League: Day 8

Fri, 07/17/2009 - 8:07pm
The top performers for Day 8 were: Ty Lawson (26 pts), Sonny Weems (24 pts), Anthony Roberson (24 pts), Nick Young (23 pts), Jason Thompson (23 pts, 10 reb), Jonny Flynn (21 pts), Austin Daye (20 pts, 10 reb), James Harden (20 pts), Jiri Hubalek (20 pts), and Jon Brockman (15 reb).

Detroit Pistons 92 Cleveland Cavaliers 86

July 16th

NBA Summer League: Day 7

Fri, 07/17/2009 - 12:00am
The top performers for Day 7 were: Anthony Morrow (47 pts), Jodie Meeks (29 pts), Chase Budinger (25 pts), Marcus Williams (22 pts), Marcus Thornton (21 pts), DeMar DeRozan (20 pts), George Hill (20 pts, 9 ast), DeJuan Blair (20 pts), Joey Dorsey (20 reb), Blake Griffin (18 pts, 15 reb)

Toronto (3-2) 84 Milwaukee (4-1) 83
Box Score

Fran Fraschilla Interview

Thu, 07/16/2009 - 9:53pm

Akron (OH) - At the Lebron James Skills Academy we sat down with camp instructor Fran Fraschilla to discuss player development and coaching the top players in the country in this type of setting. After enjoying a successful college basketball coaching career he is currently an ESPN basketball analyst. Fran brings a unique perspective to player development covering European prospects for ESPN's NBA Draft coverage. How is the camp going so far?