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Prospect Talk: Hayden James

Twitter: @Ja10Hay Instagram: @haydenjames15   Whenever a gym opens up in the Northern Virginia (NOVA) area, one can typically expect players and trainees of the ‘Higher Level’ amateur basketball program to always find their way inside. Led by the organization’s CEO and head skills trainer, Darius Wilson, he and many other young NOVA ballers spend countless hours in the gym daily. That being...

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‘Zero Gravity Southern Showdown’ Tournament Standouts (4/6/19 – 4/7/19)

  A past weekend full of frequent whistle-blowing, filled up standing sections, numerous recognizable faces, and long hours spent in the gym all served as indication that AAU basketball tournaments are now in full swing. It felt unique providing coverage of my first spring tournament in the U-Turn Sports Performance Academy (Richmond, VA); I remember playing games in that same building...

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Higher Level 16u (3/24/19)

Twitter: @HigherLevelAAU Instagram: @higher_level_aau   Another school season is in the books and travel basketball has now officially began for this month of March and onward. After witnessing plenty of intense matchups and memorable moments during the winter, I can’t wait to see what this spring has in store. Quite a few established travel/AAU programs make up regions of Virginia, so I...

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