Las Vegas LIVE To Feature Top Talent
L.J. Rose to play in Las Vegas Live
L.J. Rose to play in Las Vegas Live

Posted Jul 20, 2011

The Las Vegas LIVE tournament will feature some of the country’s top players. The event, held July 22-26, is run by Hal Pastner’s Big Foot Hoops and its headquarters is Durango High. The Las Vegas LIVE tournament will be held at top gyms such as Durango, Spring Valley, Bonanza High, Palo Verde High, Sierra Vista High, City of Las Vegas Gyms, Doolittle Center and the Tarkanian Basketball Academy.

The Houston Hoops AAU program may the country’s top trio of backcourt players in L.J. Rose, Duke commit Rasheed Sulaimon and J-Mychal Reese, all seniors-to-be. Six-foot-7, 240-pound forward Brian Bridgewater is one of the top players in the Class of 2013.

James Thompson, a 6-foot-9 big man from the Class of 2014 from Parkview Baptist who plays for the Louisiana Future, is an under-the-radar player now, but that will likely change this week.

The event has plenty of players with size such as:

Cameron Smythe - 7'0, 2012, Tupper HS, playing with Basketball BC (Canada)
Braxston Bunce - 6'10, 2012, Kelowna Secondary, also playing with Basketball BC (Canada)
Kenneth Monture - 6'9, 2012, Caledonia, playing with DRIVE Basketball (Canada)
Cody Belter - 7'0, 2014, Shelby Valley HS, playing with Central Kentucky Storm
Darien Nelson-Henry - 6'11, 2012, Lake Washington, FOH Seattle
Cole Walton - 6'11, 2012, Bellevue, FOH Seattle
Mitch Brewe - 6'8 2011 Seattle Prep, FOH Seattle
Nathan Anderson - 6'10, 2012, Round Rock Stoney Point, ATX Farley
Jerred Kite - 6'10, 2012, Antonian College Prep, Team Texas O'Dell
Andrew Poulter - 6'11, 2012, New Braunfels Canyon, Team Texas O'Dell

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