adidas: Day One Recap & Evaluations

<B>SUWANEE, GEORGIA</b> - After morning drills and games began in the afternoon on Thursday, and ITV was on hand to cover it all, including a near triple-double performance.

Player Performances and Evaluations
Terrence Williams didn't have a great day offensively scoring 6 points in the first game and 5 in the second. Although the points were lacking Terrence made up for it with great defense. He sees the court well but his natural position is shooting guard. When asked how he was enjoying camp Williams responded, "I'm trying to get used to this style of play, I'm trying to play team ball, but if I pass it I my as well get back on defense because I'm not getting it back."

To keep with the Williams theme, Marcus Williams had two solid performances today. In the first game he scored 12 and grabbed 4 rebounds, then had a similar performance of 10 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists. Marcus didn't shoot many threes today, but he has good form. He's not just a spot up shooter he can shoot off the dribble and create his own shot. Williams crashed the offensive boards and got a few put backs through out the day.

Many Louisville fans have been comparing Marcus Williams and Chad Millard, trying to decide who is the better prospect. If you are going by stats they are very similar. Millard had 10 and 11 in his two games today and grabbed 3 rebounds in each. Millard has long arms and has a killer jump shot, but can't put the ball on the floor. Millard has a huge upside just needs to find the right coach to get all of his potential out of him.

Lamar Roberson didn't score many points but showed lots of potential. He only scored 5 and 2 in his two games. But don't let the small numbers fool you. This kid is a great pickup for U of L. Roberson is long and very athletic. He plays great help-side defense and had a pair of blocks in each of his games. If Roberson can become a little more aggressive he can make an impact at U of L right away. Lamar will be playing high school at IMG Academy next year.

Saving the best performance for last, Nolan Smith had a great afternoon reaching double figures twice. In the afternoon game Nolan scored 11 point and 5 rebounds. But followed that up with a near triple-double. Smith led his team to victory over Terrance Williams team by filling up the stat sheet with 14 point, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists. At only 6'3 Smith crashes the boards relentlessly and plays very hard.

JaJuan Spillman is playing, but hasn't done much. He saw limited action in his first game. He has good quickness and speed, but his jump shot was off.

There has been talk of Ricky Sanchez as of late and the 6'11 point-forward was unimpressive. Sanchez seemed to play with an attitude through out his first game. He was guarded by Lamar Roberson, and didn't score a bucket.

Many recognizable coaches were in attendance including Bobby Knight, Phil Martelli, John Calipari, and U of L's Reggie Theus.

Football signee Maurice Grinter is playing at the camp and had 6 point and 3 rebounds in his second game of the day.

Gary Flowers of Dallas, Texas had one of the most impressive performances of the evening scoring 27 points. The 6"8 forward was all over the court and scored at will.

Adidas Superstar camp resumes action tomorrow with station drills in the morning and games continuing in the afternoon. Stay tuned to for the latest on adidas Superstar camp as well as ABCD and Nike.

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