Posted On: 06/5/18 8:15 PM
It’s been a long time coming, but rising-senior Saveon Webster is establishing himself as a top-option for his Santa Fe Raiders.
At the guard spot, he doesn’t wow you with his build, but the speed and effort he gives will keep your eyes on him, without question.
Off-the-dribble, it was hard for defenders to stay in front of him. His first step comes at them, fast. Webster possesses a solid hesitation-move that frees him up for the drive or jumper.
Regardless of size, he’ll get in there and crash on offense. At the Stampede Shootout, Webster was seen flying into the lane for offensive putbacks. He had the energy to rush the rim for rebounds more than some opposing post players, did.
If he’s in a position where he ends up on the low-block, he’s not afraid to try and back his defender down in the post.
“I just wanted to come in and be patient, fly around, get open shots, get my teammates open, and crash the boards,” Webster said of his goals for the event.
His goals for the entire summer? Webster wants to get his three-ball more consistent, as well as handles, in-transition. Defensive improvement in in that list, as well.
“Just need to work harder and get these summer workouts, going,” Webster said. “I want to work on defensive slides—got to push myself, harder.”
With the type of vigor he plays the game with, there’s no doubt to me that these goals will be accomplished by the time the fall starts up.