1-on-1 with LaSalle target 2018 point guard Anthony Nelson


2018 point guard prospect Anthony Nelson is the perfect point guard to have, tough and fearless. The South Kent high school star is a productive performer, at 6-4 180 he is fast and knows how to get to the basket. His first step is quick and he has a nice shot from long range. Nelson is target of Big 5 school LaSalle university, he is a true point guard that knows how to run a team. I recently had a 1 on 1 with Nelson to talk about his recruitment and his last basketball season.


LJ: What new teams that haven’t gave offers have been showing you interest?

Anthony: Ohio state, South Carolina, Virginia, Texas A&M, Xavier

LJ: What teams have been showing the most interest?

Anthony: VCU, Dayton, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Minnesota & a few others.

LJ: You were top 10 in assists in the EYBL. What were your EYBL numbers in pts, asts, and rebs?

Anthony: I averaged 10pts, 5ast, and 4rebs

LJ: What were your high school numbers last season?

Anthony: I averaged 15pts, 7ast, 5rebs

LJ: Lets talk about LaSalle they have a talented team. What do you think of that program?

Anthony: I think they have something good over there, & have a good coaching staff.

LJ: Have you taken a visit?

Anthony: I haven’t visited lasalle yet.

LJ: Who on the LaSalle staff have you been in contact with? Is LaSalle still showing interest?

Anthony: Coach Carr & yes they still call from time to time.

LJ: What are your top schools?

Anthony: As of right now I don’t have any top schools, I should have a list of my top schools by the end of August or beginning of September.

LJ: You are a true point. What do you feel is the strength in your game that helps a team the most?

Anthony: I feel like my strength is making everybody around me better at all times.

LJ: What NBA player do you model your game after?

Anthony: I model my game after James Harden & Brandon Jennings a little bit.

LJ: You have other offers from good programs such as Seton Hall. Minnesota, Rutgers, and VCU. What do you think of these schools?

Anthony: I feel like all of these schools are good schools & they have a nice coaching staff & great style of play.

LJ: Would you rather stay close to home?

Anthony: That kind of stuff doesn’t really matter to me.

LJ: What does a team get with Anthony Nelson?

Anthony: A point guard who is willing to do whatever to win


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