Knoxville Tennessee was hit with heat in the first Saturday of April.
Blurs of colors raced up and down the hardwood and for a moment the intensity stops then fires again.
AAU basketball is not high school basketball that’s a fact.
Multiple courts, multiple age groups, representing their region but with scholarships looming each man is his own.
Whether it’s a parent/family member bellowing out a slur to the refs or trying to coach from the bleachers.
Some may think it’s ridiculous and it’s just an orange ball going through the hoop until the chance at helping change a young person gain a higher education gets to them.a chance
Scouts sit the stands and comb through a constant strech of basketball from daylight til dawn hopefully to help change that young person’s life.