Posted On: 08/6/18 11:46 PM
MCPHERSON, Kan. — After playing up an age group with Kansas Pray N Play’s 16U squad, point guard Max Alexander is developing a reputation as one of the state’s top young point guards.
At 5’11, Alexander is a left hander that brings all-around play to the floor. He has terrific court vision, smooth handles, can get to the lane and make plays and can score at all three levels. He has a smooth outside shooting stroke and can consistently make 3-pointers.
He says the experience of competing for Pray N Play, a team that had significant success throughout the spring and summer, has helped prepare him for the upcoming season.
“Being able to play with my summer team has been a great experience,” Alexander said. “I love everything about it. And it has really prepared me to take on the challenge of leading a team. And how to be a better leader.”
Alexander says his dad has been the biggest influence in his basketball career.
“He has taught me everything I know about the game. And I still continue to learn from him,” he says.
Max says he is a fan of Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul..
“He is who I enjoy watching the most,” Alexander said. “The way we play the game is so similar, he is a true point guard who can play both ends.”
Alexander says he likes how Paul controls the game, and “How fierce of competitor he is. I mimic everything about my game off of him.”