Tag Archives: Tony Parker

All Peach Jam team

20 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

With four games going on at all times inside one building, the EYBL Finals at the Nike Peach Jam is a dream come true for college basketball coaches, fans, and would be talent evaluators everywhere.  The only unfortunate part is the inability for any one person to see every player an equal amount of time.  Given that constraint, a starting five must be picked, no matter how difficult it may be to leave off certain players.  Without further adieu, here we go: Continue reading

Finals set at Peach Jam

15 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

After three and a half days of basketball at the 2011 Nike Peach Jam the finals are set as both BABC (MA) and Memphis YOMCA registered comfortable victories on Friday morning. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Tony Parker reveals his top three

14 Jul

Three high-major programs are in the final hunt for Tony Parker.

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – Team Takeover (DC) can still win the 2011 EYBL Finals in North August, South Carolina this week.  They just can’t go undefeated anymore -not after running into a serious roadblock in the form of Tony Parker and the rest of the Georgia Stars.

After defeating the previously 17-0 Team Takeover in their third game of pool play 62-61, Parker admitted that he had never quite experienced anything like it on the AAU stage. Continue reading

LJSA Top 2012 players from Coach X

11 Jul

By Coach X
For the National Hoops Report

Who were the top players from Coach X in the class of 2012 at the LeBron James Skills Academy? Here are his top performers from the event: Continue reading

LJSA: Coach X’s top big men

10 Jul

By Coach X
For the National Hoops Report

Coach X was a camp counselor at the LeBron James Skills Academy from start to finish and spent time with the 80 players at the Nike event more than anyone in the media. He worked with the players in drills, coached in the games and picked their brains when the cameras were gone and the throng of reporters were not in the picture. Here are his thoughts on the big men that stood out to him. Continue reading

Buyer beware: Are international players worth the first round draft pick?

30 May

Darko Milicic was selected No. 2 overall in the NBA Draft. He's the poster child or drafting international players over the last 10 drafts.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

With Dirk Nowitzki getting ready to play for his first NBA championship on Tuesday and with the NBA Draft coming up less than a month from now, I wondered…just how good are international players in the League?

The answer? Not good. Not good at all. Continue reading