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IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24th, 2011 MIDDLE SCHOOL ELITE NATIONAL BASKETBALL CAMP Over 200 players from 50 states will compete in NYC

Host:Middle School Elite

Event:Middle School Elite National Basketball Camp

Location: Fordham University Rose Hill Campus Bx, NY 10458

Dates: March 26th & 27th 2011 (Sat 9am-6pm & Sun 9am-3pm)

Grades: 4th,5th,6th,7th,8th & 9th

Some of the top players in the country, grades 4th through 9th, are traveling from the 50 states including Hawaii; the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. The MSE two day camp is actually a international showcase. Amazingly, it’s taking place in New York, the great city that never sleeps! “Both of my son’s, Sonny (8th grade) and JJ (6th grade) are coming,” said music mogul, Irving (Irv Gotti) Lorenzo from New York. 4th grader Jordan Montgomery’s father, Craig from California said, “My family can’t wait to see downtown Manhattan and Harlem’s Rucker Park.” Read More »

Most Outstanding 7th Grade “Doonkie” for Nettleton.

New York’s top middle school prospects got together for drills and scrimmages at the Nike Junior Elite Camp last week at Gauchos gym. After the work, 20 players were rewarded with an All-Star game invite last Thursday. Among the most talked about was point guard Cheyenne Nettleton.

Nettleton is a left-hander with serious floor game. He has good quickness in transition and makes good decisions on the break. Cheyenne’s developing jump shot will propel him into a top 20 prospect in the country. While the national rankings have Jerron Love ahead of him, young Cheyenne’s showing should move him up. Bishop Loughlin H.S., Rice H.S. and St. Anthony H.S. have all shown interest. Read More »

For its first five years, Rickey Rivers’ Funsport Junior Pros League was restrained mostly to the confines of small Brooklyn gyms. But Sunday night, the uncomfortable bleachers and dim lights gave way to padded seats and lustrous illumination as the championship game between the New Jersey Pirates and Starrett City shifted to maybe the greatest basketball venue in the world, the Garden.

While not quite what you’d find courtside at Staples Center, the crowd still had a few big names. Walt “Clyde” Frazier and John Starks took some photos with players before the game, and Indiana Pacers guard Dahntay Jones watched the opening few minutes. Lincoln HS coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton and Cardozo head Ron Naclerio also took in the action. Read More »