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    Default Pargo a counselor at Nash PG camp this weekend

    http://hoopsfuture.com/events/nike-s...academy-2.html

    Rosters and listing of counselors is linked above.

    Jordan Theodore was at the PG camp, while Rotnei Clarke will be at Kobe's SG camp.

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    It's the camp I'd pick if I was being a point guard.

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    Pretty good company...seems like a great honor imo

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    The wingspan on a couple of those kids is unbelievable!

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    Default How is that possible?

    Leslie McDonald, 6 foot 2 inches with an 82 and one-half inch wingspan? Ohmygawd.

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    Am I missing something? It looks to me like they all are Campers and none of them are counselors on that .doc.

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    I'm sure that they will be teaching things the right way at the camp, but as great as Steve Nash is--the best point guard in basketball--I don't think I would teach someone to play like him. He does a number of things totally against traditional basketball convention. The way he plays is totally unique and extremely effective, but I don't know if anyone else could pull it off. Guards are taught not to leave their feet without having made a decision about what to do with the ball, Nash does this all the time. He also dribbles the heck out of the ball. In most offenses it would be problematic that the PG holds on to the ball for so long, but with the Suns, so many of their shots come directly off of Nash's passes and few come from anyone else. They don't run a whole lot that involves more than one pass and then a shot.

    I assume the camp won't even address the topic of defense

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    Quote Originally Posted by applezag View Post
    I assume the camp won't even address the topic of defense
    Agent provocateur

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    Amazing find Lynette! WOW........some of you guys could find anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by azzagfan View Post
    Am I missing something? It looks to me like they all are Campers and none of them are counselors on that .doc.
    Adam Zagoria's blog makes that clear:

    Nash spent three days instructing 22 of the top prep point guards and 10 of the premier college point guards in the nation. Among the New Jersey players invited to the event were Paterson Catholic rising senior guard Jordan Theodore, who has committed to Seton Hall, and St. Patrick junior guard Dexter Strickland.

    The list of invitees and the all-important height in socks :
    1 Lamont Jones 5-10 179 73” 2008 Rice/New York, NY
    2 Mfon Udofia 5-11 173 75.5” 2009 Miller Grove/Lithonia, GA
    7 Jerime Anderson 6-0 166 76.5” 2008 Canyon/Anaheim, CA
    8 Isaiah Thomas 5-8.5 169 73” 2008 South Kent/South Kent, CT
    9 Jordan Theodore 5-9.5 165 75.5” 2008 Paterson Catholic/Paterson, NJ
    10 Brandon Knight 6-0 170 78” 2010 Coral Springs/Fort Lauderdale, FL
    12 Jason Clark 6-0 161 79” 2008 Bishop O’Connell/Arlington, VA
    13 Lorenzo Brown 6-2.5 171 76.5” 2009 Centennial/Roswell, GA
    14 Kemba Walker 5-10.5 172 74” 2008 Rice/New York, NY
    15 Leslie McDonald 6-2 193 82.5” 2009 Briarcrest Christian/Memphis, TN
    16 Korie Lucious 5-9 158 75” 2008 Pius XI/Milwaukee, WI
    17 Dexter Strickland 6-1 167 79” 2009 St. Patrick/Elizabeth, NJ
    18 Tommy Mason-Griffith 5-8.5 194 70” 2009 Madison/Houston, TX
    19 Anthony Crater 5-11 158 73” 2008 Southwestern/Flint, MI
    20 Mike Harthun 6-1.5 175 73” 2008 South Medford/Medford, OR
    22 Travis Releford 6-2.5 182 79.5” 2008 Bishop Miege/Shawne Mission, KS
    24 Larry Drew, Jr. 5-10.5 168 76.5” 2008 Taft/Woodland Hills, CA
    25 Frankie Sullivan, Jr. 5-10.5 181 76” 2008 Hatch/Uniontown, AL
    28 Iman Shumpert 6-2 180 79.5” 2008 Oak Park & River Forest/Oak Park, IL
    30 Luke Loucks 6-1.5 198 76” 2008 Clearwater/Clearwater, FL
    31 Dashan Harris 5-10 160 74.5” 2008 Montverde/Montverde, FL
    32 Devoe Joseph 6-0 167 77” 2008 Pickering/Ajax, ON (Canada)
    **Height in socks

    College Campers
    No. Name Hgt Wgt Wingspan Class College
    3 Jonathan Wallace 6-0 188 74” Senior Georgetown
    4 Drew Neitzel 6-0 178 73” Senior Michigan State
    5 Greg Paulus 6-1 186 73” Junior Duke
    6 Darren Collison 6-1 163 75” Junior UCLA
    11 DJ Augustin 5-11 178 73.5” Sophomore Texas
    21 Sherron Collins 5-11* 200* n/a Sophomore Kansas
    23 Jeremy Pargo 6-2 219 76.5” Junior Gonzaga
    26 Scottie Reynolds 6-1 186 75” Sophomore Villanova
    27 Mario Chalmers 6-1 187 79” Junior Kansas
    29 Eric Maynor 6-2 165 75” Junior VCU
    *Not official
    **Height in socks

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDABE80 View Post
    Amazing find Lynette! WOW........some of you guys could find anything
    I have to have my finger on the pulse Abe... LOL

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    At 219 and 6'2", Jeremy is easilly one of the biggest point-guards in the country. He is just built!!! Matt is not too far behind him either, just taller. Strong athletic guards that can dish and take it strong to the hoop. That's what I love to see. A great outside jumper is good too, but nothing get's the crowd fired up like a fast break slam.

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    Applezag wrote: I assume the camp won't even address the topic of defense


    Then it was probably right up Isaiah Thomas' alley. He's not there yet, but I still can smell Husky on him.

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