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Posted On: 06/21/18 7:44 AM
Solid point guard play is essential to a team’s success. Laurence Dallas provides Canton Prep with a talented point guard that can set the tone for his team. Dallas is in the class of 2019. He is a top notch defender and will be relied upon offensively and defensively next season. I caught up with Laurence Dallas for a Question and Answer session.
Question: What do you think is the biggest strength of your game?
Laurence Dallas: My greatest strength is my defense and my ability to guard anyone.
Question: How do you feel about you and your high school teams performance last season?
Laurence Dallas: Our performance last season was our best season in school history winning 16 games. My performance was pretty good all around, scoring when needed and always bringing intensity.
Question: What part of your game do you feel really developed over the high school season?
Laurence Dallas: The part of my game I developed most was being able to finish around the rim and more crafty ways in scoring.
Question: What are your basketball goals this spring and summer?
Laurence Dallas: My basketball goals this summer is having a consistent jump shot and getting quicker on defense.
Question: Is there an event you are really looking forward to?
Laurence Dallas: An event I’m really looking forward to is summer AAU and the Endless Motor Camp coming up in September.
Question: Who is the best player you have ever matched up against?
Laurence Dallas: The best player I have ever matched up against was a point guard from Indiana playing for G3 Grind. The point guard was very crafty and could hit a kitchen of shots.
Question: What do you like the most about AAU/travel season?
Laurence Dallas: What I like most about AAU is being able to experience different competition and have different college coaches see me.
Question: What professional player do you think your game resembles?
Laurence Dallas: My game to me resembles most to Nate Robinson. He always brought intensity and had the heart of a lion.
Question: What is the next step in basketball for you?
Laurence Dallas: The next step for basketball is playing college in any division.
Question: What is your most memorable moment in basketball?
Laurence Dallas: My most memorable moment was playing against Temperance Bedford and recording my first varsity double-double.