Posted On: 08/2/19 11:50 AM

The inaugural Las Vegas born tournament The Fantastic 40 kicked off on Thursday at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy.

Here is a look at the top performances that I saw.

Nick Blake (IMG PG/Las Vegas Knicks)

Right from the jump, 2020 6'6" IMG PG guard Nick Blake took full command of his Las Vegas Knicks squad and never looked back. The UNLV commit and former Las Vegas Durango standout is a confident outside shooter, who pushes the ball up the floor with ease. He rarely comes off the floor and can absolutely fly as a dunker. He had 25 points in a win over E1T1 United.

Note: 2021 6'5" Athens Prep guard Isaac Spears was really good as well for the Las Vegas Knicks with 14 points, attacking, distributing and running the floor.

Ziaire Williams (Sierra Canyon/BTI Hoops)

Duke represents the most recent offer for 2020 6'7" Sierra Canyon forward Ziaire Williams. He certainly didn't disappoint in a loss to Team Parsons. Williams certainly passes the eye test with his length and pure endless upside. He attracts a lot of attention defensively and that opens up better shots for his teammates. Williams had 20 points in the game including a dunk that he had

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