Kalib Lacount

Posted On: 06/9/21 7:38 PM

It was anything but a normal season for the King/Drew boys basketball team. The regular season didn't start until May, and with a few Coliseum League teams such as Dorsey and Fremont opting out of the season, the Golden Eagles were only able to get in a handful of games.

They did find some major success, however, going undefeated in the season games they did end up playing, and a big part of their success was powered by junior point guard Kalib LaCount.

LaCount's growth and development this season began during the months leading up to spring. With high school basketball largely shut down and coaches unable to gather with their team for workouts, players were largely on their own in terms of practice and getting better.

LaCount used that time to work on his game and he was a regular standout during the Hoops 2.0 events during the winter and early spring.

"I've been doing little stuff at home. I'm thankful that I have a gym that I can go to and still workout in," LaCount told Prep Hoops. "I've been working on my shooting, my ball-handling, and just my overall IQ. I'm getting better at everything

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