Friday, May 28, 2010

One On One Feat. Thomas "Automatic" Jackson

In the history of basketball there have been several great shooters with untraditional form. Some of the greats that fit this style were Jamal Wilkes and Reggie Miller. In Connecticut there’s a 6th Grade guard that fits this mode and his name is Thomas Jackson. Jackson rocks with Connecticut Elite and has torched many nets throughout the country. We had a chance to holler at Thomas “Automatic” Jackson and here’s our One On One.

One On One

BS: What school do you attend?
TJ: Classical Magnet.

BS: Who’s your favorite player?
TJ: Kobe Bryant because I like the way he plays and his work ethic.

BS: What’s the strongest part of your game?
TJ: My jump shot.

BS: What Part of your game needs the most work?
TJ: My footwork and speed.

BS: How do you like playing in the Basketball Spotlight events?
TJ: I love it because it's better competition.

BS: Who’s the toughest player you ever faced?
TJ: I would say Tyus Battle from Team Battle.

BS: What are your favorite sneakers to play in?
TJ: Definitely Jordans.

BS: What’s your fondest basketball moment?
TJ: This past weekend at the Hall of Fame Classic I hit 39 treys. In one game I scored 33 points.

BS: What else do you do besides play basketball?
TJ: I play video games, hang with my friends and got to church.