Coming off of an 18-point, 5-rebound and 3-assist per game performance in which he guided Millbrook (Winchester, VA) to a Group AA state championship title, rising senior Erick Green had big expectations heading into this spring and summer’s AAU basketball circuit. Unfortunately, the 6-2, 170-pound point guard suffered an ankle injury early on in the AAU circuit, and he has been hampered by the injury ever since.
Despite the injury, Green has been pleased with his AAU circuit season and especially his performance at a recent AAU event.
“I feel I really brought my game up on the AAU circuit,” Green said. “I think I made a name for myself in Las Vegas last week. I think I improved my defense and just being more of a floor general, something I look forward to taking into my senior year.”
In Las Vegas, Green led his teammates against D-One Sports and one of the top overall players in the country. And the future Virginia Tech guard did very well.
“We played in the final eight Reebok tournament,” Green recalled. “That was a tournament in Vegas before the real AAU tournament began. We got to the championship game and played against D-One Sports and [Rivals.com #1 overall player, guard] John Wall. I still have a messed up ankle, but I played real good. I had 21 against Wall. Even though we lost by four, I felt like I led our team. I put my teammates in position to score. And if I needed to score, I scored.”
Green estimates his ankle to be at about “60 to 70 percent” right now and he is going to get it checked out further in the very near future. Also, tomorrow he will announce which school – Millbrook or Paul VI – he will attend in his senior year. Green has very much enjoyed his Millbrook experience and he says...
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