Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 8/12/13
Louisville commit Shaqquan Aaron was one of the many former, current and possibly future NBA players that participated in the Jamal Crawford Summer Pro-Am in Seattle, WA., over the weekend. When you’re competing in an event that features NBA Stars like Kevin Durant, Martel Webster, Jamal Crawford and Isaiah Thomas it’s tough for an incoming high school senior to stand out. However, Aaron made the most of the opportunity. All Star swing-man Kevin Durant was mostly matched up against Martel Webster of the Washington Wizards, but for a brief moment in the second half of Sunday’s game, Aaron had the responsibility of guarding one of the best basketball players on the planet. According to Tim Booth of the Associated Press, the future Cardinal held his own against Durant. Aaron was called for a couple fouls while guarding Durant, but he didn’t let him score, which says a lot considering he finished with 63-poinds. ”He was trying to go at me his hardest,” Aaron tells the AP. ”If he was gua...
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