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Posted On: 12/29/17 10:19 PM
Myles Dalton is one of the most underrated players in the Metro-Detroit area. The athletic guard is having a breakout senior season, averaging 16 PPG through his first four games including an impressive 25-point performance in a 2-point loss against a loaded Old Redford team. We recently hit him up to ask him some questions.
Question: What are the biggest strengths of your game?
Myles Dalton: My athleticism is probably by far my strongest trait, but my offensive game is very versatile. I can shoot, drive, pass, and if my shot isn’t falling, I can still make an impact on the defensive end.
Question: What do you need to improve on to take your game to the next level?
Myles Dalton: My IQ.
Question: What sets you apart from your competitors?
Myles Dalton: My competitive drive. When I step onto the court, I am always trying to kill my opponent.
Question: What is your mindset like as you continue your final season of high school basketball?
Myles Dalton: Kill mode. Win games and do my job. I’ve got to prove myself as an individual and as a team player to advance my game to the next level.
Question: Out of your remaining 16 regular season games, which one are you looking forward to most?
Myles Dalton: Probably Lakeland or Milford because they are the favorites to win the league this year so we’ve got a statement to make.
Question: Have you been recruited by any colleges yet?
Myles Dalton: Davenport and Northwood are both planning on coming to a few games.
Question: What is your favorite class in school?
Myles Dalton: My favorite class this year is psychology, but overall it has been AP Biology.
Question: What do you plan on majoring in?
Myles Dalton: I plan on majoring in Pre Veterinary or Sports Psychology.
Question: What is a short term goal you have?
Myles Dalton: A short term goal I have is going to college for free.
Question: What is a long term goal you have?
Myles Dalton: A long term goal I have is playing basketball overseas.
Question: Which college or NBA player do you consider your game to be most similar to? Why?
Myles Dalton: My games is probably most similar to Damian Lillard’s because we can both shoot and drive. We are also both slept on, but we always end up on top.