Posted On: 01/16/21 10:33 PM

The MLK Classic is taking place at the Arizona Grand Ballroom. The event runs from January 16th until the 18th and features several club teams from across the West Coast, including teams from Washington, California, and Arizona. Several players put together sterling performances on opening day. In this article, we take a look at the players that stood out on Day 1. 

Ariya Briscoe 6’1 PG Team Lavine 2021 - Whenever possible I always ask the table the same question "Who’s balling?" When I went to the table today, I got an instant reply, "Number 8" The story checks out. Briscoe was remarkable, showing a great first step, blow by ability, and a knack for finishing at the rim. In addition to his physical skills, you're also getting a winner, Briscoe was the starting PG for a 27-1 state championship team. 

Matthew Brand 6’1 SG Team Arsenal 2021 (featured image) - Brand was tough today. He put the shooting in shooting guard burying several big-time 3’s He was automatic from the corner knocking down several late 3’s to help Arsenal escape with a hard-fought win over D1 New Mexico. 

Dondre Bausley 6’2 SF Cooper Institute 2021 - What stood out

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