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Posted On: 09/14/21 1:29 PM

For the first time since 2019, San Diego basketball player took the floor in the 3P Creme of the County, a one-day showcase aimed at giving players a chance to showcase their talents in front of a bevy of media and scouts.

(Full Disclosure: it’s my event. No, seriously, it is)

It was great to be able to host the daylong event, and see so many of the region’s top players competing. One of the things I personally enjoyed was seeing certain prospects that came in unheralded and stole the show. Here is the final group of surprises at the event.

Creme of the County: Event Surprises, Part 3

Kai Brown, 5-11 2024 G, St. Augustine

Brown was the second of six Saintsmen to win an MVP award on the day, and arguably the biggest surprise. The long, athletic brown changes speed and pace well, gets into the paint and is a above-average finisher around the basket. Additionally, he is a solid shooter from the perimeter. He's behind one of the deepest back courts in San Diego, but he's got a lot of upside in his own right. 

Jack Leininger, 5-9 2023 G, Del Norte

Leininger was the second Del

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