Posted On: 08/6/15 7:45 PM

The FCF Ballers, based out of Petersburg, VA, were one of the most consistent 17U teams in the state this summer. Much like the kids that make up their roster, FCF was criminally underrated, but if you got a chance to see them you witnessed a team that was undersized but played hard, unselfish, two-way basketball. They didn’t play the toughest schedule, playing in mostly Big Shots Tournaments, however they made it to the semifinals in every tournament that they entered. They were one of the most complete teams we saw all summer, and you’ll surely hear from some of their kids during the high school year as well.

All quotes and pictures are courtesy of Head Coach Ray Broughton.


Overall Record: 40-9


Top Tournament Finishes: Zero Gravity Richmond April champions; April Beach Explosion champions; RVA Select Tourney champions; Big Shots Winston Salem Gold champions; Big Shots Charlotte runner up; Big Shots DC Certified runner up; Big Shots Richmond Certified runner up

Notable Wins: Team Loaded 757, Team Loaded 434, Garner Road, Pro Look Gold (2X), Cecil Kirk


MVP: Deonte Jones. “Deonte was Mr. Everything for us. He scored from all over the floor and he was

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