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Posted On: 11/17/20 6:39 PM

After an eventful trip to Phoenix, AZ, many players on the United States Basketball Academy roster have made themselves heard on a national stage thanks to The Grind Session. This week, we will release scouting reports of the players that impressed us at each position group in Phoenix, beginning today with guards:

 

Lamar WashingtonLamarWashington6'4" | PGJefferson | 2022State#233NationOR (2022, Jefferson)

Throughout the seven games in Phoenix, Washington was the clear leader for USBA, scoring in a variety of ways as the primary ball-handler in each contest. At times, the 6-foot-4 combo guard was one of the most unstoppable players in the entire grouping at The Grind Session. Considering the level of competition Washington faced over this stretch, his ability as a primary facilitator was incredible. Despite turning the ball over occasionally as any great playmaker does, Washington displayed surprisingly consistent ball-handling to go alongside his deadeye deep-ball and effective inside scoring. Additionally, Washington impressed on the defensive end, springing on opposing ball-handlers throughout the seven games on his way to a solid collection of steals. Each of these elements came to fruition in a 106-84 victory over Bella Vista Prep in which Washington scored 40 points. Recording

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