Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Fmr Charlotte Latin star Anthony Morrow's NBA Summer League starts playoffs

 Former Charlotte Latin star Anthony Morrow went onto a great career at Georgia Tech and into the NBA. Now with Atlanta, Morrow is hosting the Charlotte Summer Hoops league at Grady Cole Center

The playoffs begin tonight (Tuesday) from 6-10 p.m. and admission is free. On Thursday at 6 p.m., a group of girls college stars will play before the semifinals and championship games.

This season, players have included Morrow and Bobcats Reggie Williams and Kemba Walker and Dante Green of the Sacramento King. The league features more than 30 current and former overseas pros like Charlotte native Titus Ivory (Penn State), former Big South scoring champ Mike Jenkins of Winthrop as well as Virginia Tech's Dorenzo Hudson and Charlotte native K.C. Rivers, now playing pro ball in Russia.

Here are other players regularly participating:

Curt Withers-Charlotte 49ers/Europe
Antwan Robinson-Temple/Europe
DeAngelo Alexander-Charlotte 49ers
Doneal Mack-Memphis/Europe
Greg Lewis-Winthrop/Spain
Dijuan Harris-Charlotte 49ers/Europe
Ken Gabriel-Alabama/NBA summer league
Keith Gabriel-VMI/Europe
Sam Hinnant-ECU
Brandis Raley-Ross-USC/Europe
Matt Morgan-Winthrop/Europe
Andre Jones-Winthrop
Corey Farmer-ECU/Europe
Antonio Houston-Catawba's all time leading scorer/Europe