64 to 4….Memphis Magic Illuminate Vegas



Sin City!!!

Whatever happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they say but why wouldn't you want to tell someone that you're in the final four of the adidas Super 64.

Success always seems to find the Memphis Magic in Vegas. Winners of last year's event the Magic dispatched of three bracket opponents advancing themselves to the final four with a Monday morning date with the Compton Magic.

The Magic dismantled the Franchize All-Stars 84-71 then collapsed the Indiana Elite 89-66 finishing up with a 73-63 win over New Heights.

Adonis Thomas (Melrose) has proven himself to be a national Top 10 player with every major coach in America following him from venue to venue.

Andre Hollins (White Station) continues his superb summer with his play in Vegas. Nino Johnson (White Station) is again drawing attention for his improving play around the bucket.

The Nashville Celtics 17 and under squad fought through some serious pool play opponents and righted the ship in bracket play with a 30 point win over the Michigan Mustangs followed by another win over the Arkansas Hawks.

The following bracket game was a hard fought loss to the Arizona Magic 75-68. Alex Poythress (Clarksville Northeast) was again the center of attention with his play. Anthony Hickey (Kentucky), Kendall Anthony (Liberty Tech) and Zavion Williams (West Creek) all had solid moments as the Celtics turned things around in the end.

The Nashville Celtics 16 and under squad started bracket play with a solid win over a very good Florida Rams squad before falling to the always powerful D.C. Assault.

David Howard (MBA) drew a lot of attention with his play and will be closely watched as his junior season approaches. John Ross Glover (USJ) was solid throughout  in Vegas with the guard play of Daijon Williams (Clarksville), Kielan Blanks (Spring Hill), Taylor Barnette (Kentucky) and Eric Robertson (Alabama) giving valuable minutes as the Celtics close out the summer campaign on a high.