HoopsHype Aquille Carr rumors
Aquille Carr struggled mightily this week, ultimately missing day three to return to head to China for a promotional tour. A 5'5.5, 144-pound guard, the 19 year old's lack of experience played against him here, as he didn't look prepared to compete in this setting. With many teams trying to understand the decision-making process that landed him here, Carr didn't help the cause of future Americans who opt to follow his path and attend the EuroCamp in the face of eligibility concerns, as he didn't seem to appreciate the potentially life changing opportunity he was presented with. Appearing out of shape and struggling with his confidence and body language, a normally very positive NBA scout could only muster a, “this guy stinks” after Carr struggled to score from the inside and outside amid questionable decisions with the ball on day two. DraftExpress.com
Carr's dreams of securing a massive six-figure offer in Europe came crashing down to earth here, as it was very evident that he's barely prepared to even help a D-League squad at this juncture. Its going to be very interesting to see what the next step is for Carr, as he's in a fairly precarious situation as things stand. He'll have to find a team that is willing to put a lot of work in with him, which is seemingly exactly what the American college basketball system is designed for. DraftExpress.com
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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