Posted On: 01/5/22 4:47 PM

Dan Cross and Co. pulled out all the stops this year to bring us the Florida Get Down showcase in Gainesville, Florida. The event features teams from all over Florida and this year expanded to include teams from Georgia. The New Year’s favorite event was a bit smaller in scope this year due to limitations which arose as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but nevertheless featured a ton of high level talent that was worth taking a second look at. Here were the event standouts: 

 

Jordan Burks, 6-8, 2023, Central Pointe Christian Varsity Grey

Burks was one of the best performers of the weekend. He dropped 29 points against Creekside Christian (GA) and displayed a full arsenal of offensive and defensive tricks. Burks is as long as they come, making him an offensive issue around the rim, where not even the Creek’s 7-footer was able to stifle him. Add that to his elite athleticism, and he was an animal going to the basket. He had some ridiculous dunks in pre-game and continued to dominate the dunk game throughout the entire contest. While I initially assumed he was probably just a bouncy, lengthy finisher, he proved that he can

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