Brandon Jennings

Julius Randle rounds out impressive weekend, shines in Under Armour Elite 24

Leave a comment

For those who were expecting a defensive battle in the 2012 Under Armour Elite 24 game, you, not surprisingly, didn’t get it. But on the concrete in Venice Beach, Calif., Saturday, there was scoring and lots of it, as 24 of the best high school players in the nation gathered for the seventh annual contest. [more]

Under Armour Elite 24 features some must-see stars

1 Comment

The newly re-branded Elite 24 all-star game tips at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday (ESPNU) and is sponsored by Under Armour, having taken the game’s reins from Boost Mobile. The contest is unique in that August is usually a quiet month for high school stars, having been put through a grueling July evaluation period. The [more]

Former Memphis Tiger Will Barton signs endorsement deal with Under Armour

1 Comment

Former Memphis Tiger Will Barton has signed a lucrative endorsement deal with Under Armour, he announced via his Twitter page Wednesday. Barton, who averaged 18 points and 8.0 rebounds per game this past season for the Tigers on his way to winning Conference USA Player of the Year, was drafted 40th overall by the Portland [more]

Pangos All-American camp full of future college players

Leave a comment

The list of former Most Outstanding Player selections from the Pangos All-American camp in Long Beach, California is a laundry list of current and future college basketball stars and NBA players. James Harden, Brandon Jennings, John Wall, Harrison Barnes, Myck Kabongo and Shabazz Muhammad are among the names of the former stars, when they were [more]

Aaron Moore, another ‘Play Their Hearts Out’ success story

1 Comment

Earlier this week, Jabari Parker — a high school junior from Chicago — was put on the cover of Sports Illustrated, where he was dubbed the “Best high school basketball player since LeBron James.” And while Parker has the most unique back-story of an elite hoops recruit that I can remember, he’s not the first [more]

The next Jimmer Fredette? Lone Peak’s Nick Emery downplays the comparisons

2 Comments

PHILADELPHIA—It’s the easy storyline, to see a sharpshooting guard from Utah who is committed to BYU and immediately draw a connection to the former all-American who gave birth to the term “JimmerMania.” But Nick Emery, a 2013 guard from Lone Peak High School (Utah), not only has to field comparisons to Fredette, he is also [more]