Posted On: 07/25/21 10:05 PM

The EYBL and Peach Jam have come and gone, but not without teams from Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania leaving their mark in North Augusta. 

Team Durant’s Four-Pronged Attack: Dariq Whitehead, Rodney Rice Rodney Rice 6'4" | CG DeMatha | 2022 State #93 Nation MD , Judah Mintz , and Chas Kelley Chas Kelley 6'4" | PG Phelps School | 2023 State PA

KD’s DMV based team plays as far from a heliocentric style of ball as possible. Their small-ball, wide-open attack features four players who can create their own offense and rotates a platoon of guys at the 5 spot, making for a high octane attack.

Dariq is universally considered a top 10 player and potentially the best two-way wing in the senior class. But Team Durant and Peach Jam gave him the opportunity to show he might be able to be more than that. The NJ native was stout on defense, stifling offenses who wanted to punish them for being small (6.0 rebounds, 1.4 steals). Second on the squad with 16.5 points/g, Whitehead got a bulk of his points by running the floor and cutting. In addition to that, he showcased his improved jumper (31.5% from 3) and playmaking upside as an instinctive passer.

Dematha’s CG played up last summer and that

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