Posted On: 08/10/20 11:15 AM

Showcase events provide great chances for players to prove themselves against good competition. Strong performances in these events can lead to a big rise in their stock. The second day of the Players Only League was a prime example of that as players showed out throughout the day. Here are the five things we learned from the second day of the Players Only League.

1. NJ Panthers 15U are an elite defensive team

The NJ Panthers 15U may not have a ton of size, but they play with great intensity on the defensive end. Chris RossChrisRoss5'9" | PGWallkill Valley | 2023StateNJ and Nate PluvioseNatePluviose5'10" | PGPope John XXIII | 2023StateNJ played tough on-ball defense while Noah TaylorNoahTaylor6'4" | SFColonia | 2023StateNJ patrolled the back end. Off the bench, Jonathan NsenkyireJonathanNsenkyire5'8" | PGRutgers Prep | 2023StateNJJack SakowskiJackSakowski5'6" | PGPope John XXIII | 2023StateNJ and Josh WilliamsJoshWilliams5'10" | PGImmaculata | 2023StateNJ were tenacious on the defensive end, creating havoc for the Unity Legends ballhandlers. Khalid BrownKhalidBrown6'2" | SGSt. Joe's Metuchen | 2023StateNJ provided the Panthers wing with a lanky wing who can attack the basket, but also play tough defense. The NJ Panthers 15U team is a scrappy, tough defensive team that makes it hard for their opponents to get easy buckets.

2. Steeve DorvilSteeveDorvil6'3" | SFLinden | 2022StateNJ is the perfect glue guy for Unity Legends

Logan Howland is the go-to scorer for the Unity

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