LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – More summer basketball nuggets:
*Jonathan Givony of Draft Express has
stirred the ire of Kentucky fans with his opinions on the play of incoming UK
freshman Nerlens Noel at the adidas Nations tournament in Southern California.
On Friday, Givony wrote on Twitter that
Noel couldn't score unless he was spoon-fed the ball and that defensively his
fundamentals and awareness were "just OK."
That inspired the predictable burst of
love letters from UK/Noel fans.
On Saturday night Givony filed Chapter
Two with this Tweet:
Kentucky fans have been killing me all day on twitter, so
I'm glad for them they didn't see Noel's performance today. Actually played
Round Two of the love letters starts now.
meanwhile, told Edward Lewis of Rivals.com that his summer high school
classwork is over and that he plans to be in Lexington on Aug. 19.
Burlison is a US Basketball Writers Association Hall of Famer, who has long
been considered one of the top recruiting guys in Southern California.
been covering the fun at the adidas Nation and says that a pair of young
Australian players – 6-7 Ben Simmons and 6-4 Dante Exum – have been impressive.
also said that Louisville senior Peyton Siva played well last night, but was
outplayed by Ray McCallum Jr. of Detroit.
the link to Burlison's blog: http://www.burlisononbasketball.com/
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