Jarrett Allen (13) of the USA Junior Select Team waits for a rebound against the World Select Team during the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit on April 9, 2016 at the MODA Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Report: James Banks, Jarrett Allen impressive at first day of U18 camp

Posted June 15th, 2016

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Shaka’s new bigs are making a huge impression already.

At the first day of the Team USA Under-18 squad camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. this week, Jarrett Allen and James Banks wowed one long-time college basketball journalist.

Basketball Writers Hall of Fame writer and columnist Dick Weiss is at the camp covering it for Blue Star Media Group and tweeted his thoughts on the two Longhorns signees first day’s work:

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On Allen’s first day:

https://twitter.com/HoopsWeiss/status/742919050729160704

Banks and Allen on list that impressed Weiss:

https://twitter.com/HoopsWeiss/status/742920792267063297

What he thinks about both Allen and Banks being on same team in 2016:

https://twitter.com/HoopsWeiss/status/742918070633517057

How hard will it be to make the final U18 quad according to the 40-year journalism veteran?:

https://twitter.com/HoopsWeiss/status/742920068107902976

 

 

 

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