Posted On: 08/14/15 6:00 PM

August 14, 2015

After feeling some pain in his knees after his sophomore season, Earl Ross decided he’d take a break from grassroots ball and sit out his 16U season.

Now, after some ice and rest the 6-foot-5 forward is back to 100 percent and ready to head into his junior season with Patterson strong.

“After my sophomore season my knees were feeling very sore, and I went to the doctor and she told me I had inflammation in my tendon,” said Ross. “So she told me to rest it and put ice on it until the inflammation went down. So I just took the offseason off and rehabbed.”

The talented forward resumed play in April, and says it feels good. Already a versatile threat, he’s been working to master his ball-handling abilities.

“I’ve been working on my game, mostly dribbling, I’ve always had a shot, that just came natural, but mostly been working on dribbling and footwork,” said Ross.

“I like to shoot, I also can play on the inside, I have a mid-range game and I can push the ball. I pretty much can do everything except for be a point guard right now, because my dribbling skills

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