HoopsHype Aquille Carr rumors
Aquille Carr shocked many when he announced his intent to follow in the footsteps of Brandon Jennings by skipping college and beginning his pro career overseas, and while some questioned his decision, it’s now official: Carr has signed on to join Tracy McGrady, Jason Williams and Gary Payton on the NBA Legends Tour that will run for two weeks throughout the month of June in China. “I feel like a pro now,” Carr told SLAMonline of his signing in China. “This is a dream come true.” SLAM
The tour, presented by Self Motivated Athletic Agency and Care 2 Play Sports will span from June 4 until June 15 over six different cities throughout China. In addition to McGrady, Payton, Williams and Carr, former Lakers second round pick Ater Majok and Tulsa 66ers wing Dominique Sutton will join the tour. SLAM
Aquille Carr is taking the Brandon Jennings route to the NBA — skipping college to spend a year playing overseas before be is eligible for the 2014 NBA draft. This summer, he’ll get a taste of what awaits him while spending nearly two weeks in China. From June 5th to June 15th, some of the greatest basketball players of yesteryear will meet the brightest stars of tomorrow as they come together for the Legends Tour. Put together by the Self Motivated Athletic Agency, these stars will tour through China during this upcoming summer. The latest names to join the Legends Tour include two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, former NBA champion Jason “White Chocolate” Williams and Carr, the diminutive dunking star. SheridanHoops
Former Baltimore prep basketball star Aquille Carr plans to pursue a professional career overseas instead of playing at Seton Hall next season, he announced Saturday evening after he scored 52 points in his final high school game. Though some scouts are skeptical of his overseas prospects, the 5-foot-7 guard said he couldn't turn away the possibility of pro money that would help him support his 1-year-old daughter Averi and the rest of his family. “I got a responsibility, taking care of my daughter, so that’s why I picked to take the route overseas,” Carr said. “I’m ready to make basketball my career and be responsible for my family.” Sportando
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