Posted On: 03/23/18 11:40 PM
Clarkston defeated Warren DeLaSalle to secure a bid in the 2018 state championship game. They will take on Holland West Ottawa with a chance to secure back-to-back state championships. Demond Mills-Bradley is a key player on a deep and talented Clarkston team. He is a senior guard who is excellent on the defensive end. Mills-Bradley is a quick player who is always in go-mode. He recently picked up and offer from Lawrence Tech University. We caught up with Demond Mills-Bradley to discuss his teams quest for a state championship, his season, and Clarkston basketball.
Question: You have a reputation as a defender. What separates you defensively from your peers?
Denond Mills-Bradley: What separates me defensively is my quickness and speed and the way I can get into passing lanes.
Question: How have you and your teammates prepared for the playoffs?
Demond Mills-Bradley: We’ve prepared by practicing hard and watching film and just being prepared for whatever is thrown at us.
Question: What do you think is the key to your teams deep run in the playoffs?
Demond Mills-Bradley: The key for us is rebounding and running what we do best and trusting coach Fife.
Question: What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment in high school basketball?
Demond Mills-Bradley: Greatest accomplishment is winning a state title.
Question: What is your best memory from this season?
Demond Mills-Bradley: Best memory this season is just being able to play with the boys and bond and potentially win another title.
Question: What do you think is a key to winning the state championship game?
Demond Mills-Bradley: They key to winning the state champ game will be just to play our game and don’t play cocky play like we have a chip on our shoulder and like we’ve been here before.
Question: Are you happy with your season so far?
Demond Mills-Bradley: Im very happy with the season this year.
Question: What might be in your future as far as school and basketball?
Demond Mills-Bradley: As far as my future, I am undecided where I’m going but I will be playing college basketball.
Question: What motivates you to be the basketball player that you are?
Demond Mills-Bradley: My motivation is my family and my coaches pushing me to be a better man and basketball player.