Recently, I’ve gotten the opportunity to start writing for online basketball magazine, CourtCred.com. I was able to cover the adidas Nations camp for them. Check out the feature below:

The USA 2011 team took home the title at this years adidas Nations camp and tournament in Chicago, beating USA 2012 in the championship 82-68, finishing the week 5-1. Leading the way were not the biggest, tallest guys on the team, but rather, the smallest.

For much of the week, it was the play of stellar point guards Ryan Boatright and Quinn Cook that would help propel the USA to dominating wins, and eventually, the title. While Quincy Miller and LeBryan Nash led the way for 2011 in the points category, Boatright and Cook set the tone for the team, as well, running the show and applying pressure on both ends of the floor.

Boatright, a lighting quick 5-foot-8 point guard from Aurora, IL (East Aurora High School), wowed spectators all weekend penetrating at will and doing damage, finishing and finding teammates. Before the games he could be found in the lay-up line throwing down windmills with ease.

Cook, 6-foot-1 from Bowie, MD (Oak Hill Academy), is a more conventional PG, picking his spots, showing off his skills and instincts. He knocked down shots from all areas of the floor, used his savvy to set up his teammates, and displayed the qualities of a true floor general.

See the full story over at Court Cred.

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