Another All-Star weekend, another slew of Mac McClung dunk highlights, right? Well we also got to see some footage of James Akinjo! Based on the clips and commentary, it sounds as though these tough, young guards can match-up with just about anyone in the country.
The full game (2 hours!) is available on YouTube.
USA Today’s High School Sports understands the value of having Mac
appear steal the show in these all-star games:
Look, in a national all-star game like the BallisLife Game, 20 points and three assists can seem almost pedestrian. Yet for McClung, who has been doubted at just about every turn of his high school evolution, they’re more affirmation than anything else. Given that was lining up with and scrimmaging against the likes of future four-star backcourt mate James Akinjo, Williams and superstars like Shareef O’Neal, public affirmation of McClung’s talent is both important and notable.
And, in this case, it comes with a heck of a practice reel, too
Both Mac McClung (#2) and James Akinjo (#6, 10 points in the game) played for TEAM ELITE.
Here are some highlights and clips from the game and contests:
And at least check out 4:26 for a silky smooth jumper from Mac, 6:09 for a beauty from James Akinjo, and 12:30 for a kick-out from James to Mac for a wide-open three:
Mac McClung shut down Streetball legend Bone Collector! pic.twitter.com/SkGHmMnEwW— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) May 6, 2018
Mac and James got to show how hard they work on the court #ironsharpensiron ...
Not to be out-done, the folks at the Overtime put together one more video on Mac at the Iverson Classic.
Mac’s home newspaper, the Herald-Courier reports:
McClung reports to Georgetown in a month to begin college life in Washington, D.C.
He’ll compete in the Kenner League – a NCAA-sanctioned summer league featuring high school, college and professional players – starting in July.
We can’t wait to see Mac strive to prove it, yet again, on the hilltop.