Dec 29, 2010
High School Basketball Throwback:
A brief view of youtube made me a bit nostalgic. So here are some interesting articles from my viewings. The first is called Born to Ball Part. 2.
If you go to the 4:51 mark you can catch some early highlights from former Coatesville and present day Detroit Pistons swingman Richard 'Rip' Hamilton.
This next one is a feature video that shows many present and past NBA players in the high school careers. Again there is a Hamilton siting (2:11), but the video also features some highlights of Coatesville's own John 'Tootie' Allen (2:06), who had a standout career at Seton Hall and surpassed Hamilton on Coatesville's all-time scoring list.
Start out at 1:04 and you will see present Orlando Magic guard and former Chester High School and St. Joe's Hawks standout Jameer Nelson,. (My Dad's from Chester so I figured id add it).
Also a little fact that I stumbled on while I was searching the interweb. If you look at the starting rosters of the 1996 McDonalds All-American game you will see these interesting names: