Spring Flings Kicks Off Coverage!

Jimmy Salmon and the Playaz Basketball Club kickoff the AAU season this weekend with the annual Spring Fling in New Jersey. Here's a look at what you can expect.

While the Final Four takes place this weekend in San Antonio and marks the end of the college season, the Spring Fling tips in New Jersey and unofficially begins the traveling team season.

Jim Salmon has prospects in all age groups participating, but for our purposes we'll tell you about the 17 and under bracket that will be played Friday and Saturday at FDU and Sunday at The Hoop Zone.

TheInsiders.com's Jeff Goodman will be on hand Sunday providing coverage of the event. It'll be the first coverage of the spring season by our network and kickstarts and aggressive month. For five consecutive weekends we'll cover events like the Spring Fling, Boo Williams Invitational, multiple events in Las Vegas, the Kingwood Classic and Spiece Run and Slam.

Here's a rundown of the teams participating in the top bracket of the Spring Fling: Playaz Gold, Cecil Kirk, Gym Rats, Connecticut Knights, Bronx Ravens, Sam Rines, Morris County Bulls, Connecticut Select, Albany City Rocks, NJ Wildcats, Long Island Panthers, Rhode Island Breakers, Riverside Hawks, Sonny Hill, Juice All-Stars, Stamford X-Press.

NY Gauchos, Philly MJC, NJ Trailblazers, NJ Panthers, National Christian Academy, Jersey Shore Warriors, NE Playaz, DC Assault, Jersey City BC, CJ Jammers, Bingo's All-Stars, New Heights, NJ All-Stars, CJ Hawks, Connecticut Flame.

Check back after the weekend for more. We'll also have a detailed report from the Hoop Summit in San Antonio!


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