Las Vegas, Day One

A junior guard from the state of Washington and a freshman guard from Arizon show well in the first day of action in Las Vegas...

Las Vegas, Nev. – The Double Pump Spring Classic and the Las Vegas Spring Showcase get underway in Las Vegas..

Paul Bolte, 6-7 SR PF Tacoma (Wash.) Franklin Pierce. Good-sized four man who showed a nice shot facing up to about 18 feet.

Avery Bradley, 6-2 JR SG Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep. Tough two-guard who plays with great energy and is a terrific defender. When he's knocking down threes, as he was last night, he looks like a big-time prospect.

Jared Cunningham, 6-3 JR PG/SG, San Leandro (Calif.) High. Great-looking frame and body, with a significant upside. Shot needs to be cleaned up, but has the tools to be a top guard in the West Coast class of 2009.

Abdul Gaddy, 6-3 JR PG Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep. Another tournament, another stellar showing by the top point guard in the west. His decision-making and feel are better than all of the point guards currently in the Pac-10.

Kawhi Leonard, 6-5 JR SF/PF Riverside (Calif.) King. Funny body, not sure he can play on the wing at a high level. Can get hot from three, but may be better off as undersized four at next level. Somewhat stiff, struggles to change direction.

Eric Lawton, 6-0 JR PG/SG Hemet (Calif.) West Valley. Extremely talented, but his body may not gain much weight. But he can score and also showed ability to create for others. On talent alone, one of the top guards in the west for 2009.

Anthony Brown, 6-5 SO SG Ocean View (Calif.) High. Still growing into his body, still looks like a baby. Showed some point guard skills last night and game looks to be ready to go to next level. Big, big upside.

Jahii Carson, 5-9 FR PG Phoenix (Ariz.) Mountain Pointe. Strong, sturdy little body with a very good frame. High skill level, advanced feel. Only question will be if he grows. Might be the rare small point guard who can play at high level despite size.

Paul Bolte says he's hearing from Portland, along with some D2 schools.

Kyle Fogg, 6-2 SR SG Brea (Calif.) High, has offers from San Diego State and Fresno State. Loyola Marymount and others are also inquiring.

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