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Player Focus: Dajon Dancil

After sitting his junior season due to transfer rules, rising senior Dajon Dancil will look to pick up where he left off last year’s AAU season where he averaged 16.3 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 5.7 apg, 2.3 spg and 1.4bpg as a rising junior. This year Dancil will run with the Atlanta King’s 2020 summer team. The 6’4 point guard, who offers size at the position and finishes well with both hands in the paint, is looking to make up for lost time this spring and summer.

RLH spoke with him about his upcoming season with the Atlanta Kings 2020 squad.  

RLH: What was your most impressive game during last year’s AAU season?

DD: I would say my best all around game was a 26 pts, 11 rebs, 12 asts, and 3 stls [performance] during the live period.

RLH: If you had one player in the NBA who you would patent your game after, who would it be? Why?

DD: It would probably be Collin Sexton because of his motor and the energy he brings to the game.

RLH: Tell me about the college teams that have shown interest in you?

DD: So far, me and my camp have heard from Murray State, ETSU, Northeastern, Arkansas State, University of Missouri, Mercer, ECU, Canisius, Arizona, MTSU, Texas A&M, UNC-A, South Alabama, Presbyterian and others.

RLH: What are your goals for summer basketball?

DD: This summer I just want to improve my all around guard skills. I constantly work on my craft so I’m expecting to make a huge jump this season

RLH: What tournaments are you looking forward to playing in?

DD: I hope we’ll be able to qualify for the gauntlet finals in California. That’ll be the one I look forward to the most.

RLH: Who was your toughest opponent last year? Toughest player to play against?

DD: I always look at myself as being the toughest opponent that I’ll ever face. As long as I can get out of my own way I’ll be alright.

RLH: What is the biggest different between high school basketball and AAU?

DD: AAU is a little more free flowing. You don’t have as many set plays as high school so you’re able to play more on instinct.



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2019 Larry Hughes Elite Camp Preview

Press Release

August 2nd, 2019

RecruitLook Hoops will once again host the Larry Hughes Elite Camp on August 10-11, 2019 in St. Louis. This is an invite-only camp that will bring in some of the top high school basketball recruits from across the country. The two-day event will feature a mixture of 60 national recruits in the 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruiting classes – all getting the chance to learn from NBA-veteran and skills trainers.

NBA veteran, Larry Hughes, along with state-champion high school coach, Justin Tatum, will be the lead instructors for the Camp that will take place at Hughes’ brand-new facility.

Hughes has an impressive resume having played thirteen seasons at the highest level of professional basketball in the NBA. He was drafted by the 76ers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1998 NBA draft out of Saint Louis University, where he was named Freshman of the Year. Hughes was recognized as a versatile and athletic guard with strong defensive abilities, and was selected to the 2004-2005 All-Defensive 1st Team.

“Larry is passionate about spreading his basketball knowledge to the younger generation, which aligns with our vision and overall goal of RecruitLook Hoops,” says Mike Enright, Founder of RecruitLook. “It’s paramount that we have an influential partner like Larry to assist with the development of the next generation of basketball players.”

This camp will also feature wearable technology that is found in top-notch NBA facilities, including the RSPCT Basketball System to track shots, and the Kinexon’s sports technology cameras to measure player movement. All the data is tracked and logged into a digital locker, which will be shared to college coaches of all levels.

“We founded Larry Hughes Basketball Academy as well as our BTS (Basketball Training System) to develop athletes’ basketball abilities and basketball IQ — as well as their character and life skills,” says Larry Hughes, Founder of LHBA and BTS. “We share the same vision when it comes to assisting youth within the sport of basketball. We’re excited to build leaders on and off the court.”

The Larry Hughes Elite Camp provides athletes with an opportunity to showcase their skills against elite competition, while also learning more about the game of basketball and life-skills from special guests. In addition to the drill work and skills sessions the campers will receive, the camp will focus on teaching valuable lessons off the court.

The camp is not open to the public, only family members of the campers. Media requests need to be submitted to info@recruitlook.com.

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