Tuesday, August 3, 2010

One On One Feat. Dedric Lawson (Memphis War Eagles)

Dedric Lawson has been a big name on the AAU circuit since leading the Memphis War Eagles to the AAU Championship at 10U. Last season Lawson played with the Georgia Rim Rockers while leading them to the Final Four and a #4 finish in the country. This season Lawson returned to the Memphis War Eagles and we watched him get busy at the 12U Nationals. We sat down with Dedric at the Boo Williams Center and here’s our One On One.

One On One

BS: What school do you attend?
DL: Craigmont Middle School (Memphis, Tennessee).

BS: Who’s your favorite player?
DL: Tracy McGrady because he can play every position including the one or the two.

BS: Who’s the best player you ever faced?
DL: It has to be my brother Keelan Lawson.

BS: What’s the strongest part of your game?
DL: Rebounding and getting putbacks.

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

BS: What is your dream college?
DL: Louisville, I like the way Coach Pitino motivates his players.

BS: Who’s your favorite rapper?
DL: Lil Wayne.

BS: What’s your fondest AAU memory?
DL: When we won the AAU Nationals at 10U.

BS: Who would you love to have dinner with?
DL: Tracy McGrady because he’s my favorite player.