Ultimate Club Championship Standouts (Pt. 2)
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The Ultimate Club Championship took place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and featured 350 of the top AAU programs from across the country including teams in 3SSB, UAA, UA Rise, and Adidas Gold circuits. AJ Rodriguez HEIGHT 6'5" POS…
The Ultimate Club Championship took place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and featured 350 of the top AAU programs from across the country including teams in 3SSB, UAA, UA Rise, and Adidas Gold circuits.
Alexander had a strong weekend for the Gauchos in Las Vegas, contributing all over the court in their wins over Coastal Premier, NBBA, Pro One, and Grand Park Premier. He shot the ball confidently from all over the court, and attacked the basket with aggression, earning himself numerous trips to the free throw line. Defensively Rodriguez makes an impact on the glass, and gets into passing lanes using his length to cause steals and deflections.
Leo had an impact on the game at both ends of the court this weekend in Las Vegas and particularly in NBBA’s wins over CT Northstars Elite and Beauchamp Elite. He exhibited great confidence and a smooth stroke on catch and shoot chances, and the ability to attack closeouts to get into the middle of defenses to create for teammates. Ricketts is also a tough, competitive defender who causes deflections and steals.
Finley performed well in Vegas this weekend for NBBA in their wins over CT Northstars Elite and Beauchamp Elite. He utilized his size, length, and athleticism to protect the rim and contest shots around the basket, and complete defensive possessions by getting a rebound. Keeffe scored the ball well inside as well, finishing with both hands and he showed a propensity to draw contact.
Isaiah excelled this weekend for the Gauchos in their wins over Coastal Premier, NBBA, Pro One, and Grand Park Premier. He showed off his quickness, tight handle, and diverse finishing vocabulary as he repeatedly attacked the rim and earned trips to the free throw line. Brown uses his mature understanding of offense to dictate the pace of games, and his elevated vision to set up teammates for high quality opportunities.
Dilen grinded out tough performances this weekend through injury and showed great toughness and determination to still impact the game without his full compliment of abilities. He spaced the floor effectively for NBBA as a three point shooter, and was able to attack closeouts to get all the way to the bucket or employ his smooth midrange pull up game. Miller showed particularly good touch on the interior and posts up guards very effectively.