Posted On: 07/21/19 12:29 AM

The grassroots season is not over yet! While the NCAA Academy will host an assortment of players across they country, organizations like Primetime Sports will be having their National tournaments. As an old travel coach, I would love to have a team to compete next weekend in Primetime nationals. If I had a choice to coach some of north Louisiana's best, the following players would be the team I would take with me.

The Guards

LaDamien Bradford (6'5", 2020)

Chanse Robinson (6'0", 2020) - pictured

Kalep Crane (6'1", 2020)

Cody Deen (5'9", 2020)

Daniel Ortiz (6'0", 2021)

In grassroots basketball, you need good guards who can facilitate and score.  These same guards need to also be good defenders and do not allow the other team's guards to score.  In these five, I would have both.  Robinson and Crane are best when they are going downhill to the basket.  They would put pressure on the defense and cause foul issues for the opposing guards.  Deen is the purest shooter out of the bunch.  When his jumper is on, it is on.  He is also the prototypical point guard and can get ten assists easily.  Ortiz is a combination of

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