Tavin Lovan scored 23 points on Sunday afternoon to help Team Thad (Tennessee) to a 77-61 victory over NY Renaissance (New York) in the Invite Championship of the Fab 48 AAU tournament at Bishop Gorman High School.
Liberty’s Julian Strawther stayed with New Orleans Pelicans swingman Quincy Pondexter in California the past six weeks in preparation for his final AAU live period of the summer to learn the game and bolster his recruiting stock.
Las Vegas Knicks guard James Bridges is using his AAU tournament experience this week to prepare for the upcoming high school season.
Five-star guard Tre Jones has eviscerated the competition this summer, and is vying to be the No. 1 point guard in the country like his older brother Tyus was in 2014.
With an estimated 3,500 AAU basketball teams playing in tournaments across the valley this week, fans still seem to be gravitating towards one person: South Carolina Supreme’s Zion Williamson, the No. 2 overall recruit in the country.
Shareef O’Neal, a 6-foot-8-inch forward and Arizona commit, built his game studying countless NBA players — none of them being his famous father Shaquille O’Neal.
What overbearing basketball dad LaVar Ball wants is apparently what overbearing basketball dad LaVar Ball gets, or so it seemed Friday at the Adidas Summer Championships in Las Vegas.
LaMelo Ball, the soon-to-be junior guard from Chino Hills (California), followed up Wednesday’s 37-point performance in a loss with 36 points on Thursday in Big Baller Brand’s 111-102 victory against Play Hard Play Smart (California) at Cashman Center.
The nation’s top high school players are looking for more than a springboard to the NBA in a college program.
An AAU basketball game at Cashman Center was nearly canceled Wednesday night due to fire-code concerns as an overflow crowd jammed court 5 to watch LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand face SC Supreme.