While the current version of Ben Ball warriors are preparing to take on the Hilltoppers, two of our future warriors are going to be on national television in a matter of mins. xapis 828 is already on it. The 2008 McDonald’s All American game is on tonight on WWL (6:30 pm PST). All the recruiting junkies know by now that two future Ben Ball warriors are going to be suiting up for the West squad. The folks at rivals.com has a little write up on the festivities leading up to tonight’s game. Guess what our two future Ben Ball warriors were shining in:? That’s right DEFNSE:
Malcolm Lee- Lee displayed his defensive prowess locking up Demar DeRozan along with others during the West practice. At 6-foot-4, Lee can get low to the ground and move his feet with the best of them while pressuring the ball with his hands. He and Holiday are custom built for the UCLA system, but Lee is going to need some time in the weight room before he can have the impact that the physically stronger Holiday is ready to have.
Meanwhile, ML’s backcourt mate - Holiday - has been in the news in recent week weeks. Thought it was worth taking note of a recent online feature the WSJ ran on college hoops recruiting.
The focus of this piece was the chaotic and hyper recruiting that goes around NPOY caliber recruits such as Holiday: