Posted On: 11/26/19 2:16 PM

As a former AAU coach, sometimes I say "I wish I could coach that kid." Going from gym to gym during the season, one can imagine how often that is said.  So, to highlight those instances, instead of naming a player of the week, I will be naming a starting 5.  In this first edition, we will shine a light on the five players from week one who epitomized what we think of when we hear the term "starting 5."

Cody Deen / 5'9" / Bossier / 2020

Deen made his debut as Bossier Bearkat point guard this week with two fantastic performances.  He opened the season with a 21 point performance against a high-powered Southwood team.  Then Deen followed it with a 22 point output against Captain Shreve.  In both games, he controlled the tempo.  Deen broke down opposing defenders with his craftiness and ball handling while dropping dime after dime to his teammates.  He also displayed his shooting range by hitting several international line threes.  I could not think of a better introduction to the season for a point guard.  Deen is one of the elite point guards in the state and looks on pace to

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