Pedro Bradshaw prepares for next level


By Kelly Phillips - Sports writer



Photo by Kelly Phillips | NDL Russellville Panther guard Pedro Bradshaw hits a jumper in the Region 4 tournament at Diddle Arena in March. Bradshaw has been invited to attend a basketball camp for the top 100 High School NBA prospects in the country.


Russellville junior basketball star Pedro Bradshaw is getting noticed by recruiters at the next level. The 6-foot-7 guard was recently invited to the top 100 NBPA prospect basketball camp. The National Basketball Players Association top 100 High School Camp was started in 1994 to prepare future NBA players for a possible career at a professional level. Only the top 100 High School prospects are invited to attend. The camp is run by former Rockets guard and NBA coach, John Lucas.

Bradshaw has received several offers from colleges already. Tennessee Tech, SIUE, EKU, Austin Peay, Belmont, and Long Beach State have extended scholarship offers. Many others are showing interest. Pedro is currently playing on the AAU circuit for Hoop Dreams 17 in the gold division. He is averaging 10 points and 10 rebounds per game.

For the 2015-2016 basketball season, Bradshaw averaged 21 points and 12.2 rebounds (fifthth in the state) per game. He helped the Russellville Panthers get to the 4th Region tournament. The Panthers finished the season at (18-8.)

The top 100 NBPA Prospect Basketball Camp will be held at Virginia University on June 14th.

Photo by Kelly Phillips | NDL Russellville Panther guard Pedro Bradshaw hits a jumper in the Region 4 tournament at Diddle Arena in March. Bradshaw has been invited to attend a basketball camp for the top 100 High School NBA prospects in the country.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Pedro-Bradshaw-hits-a-jumper.jpgPhoto by Kelly Phillips | NDL Russellville Panther guard Pedro Bradshaw hits a jumper in the Region 4 tournament at Diddle Arena in March. Bradshaw has been invited to attend a basketball camp for the top 100 High School NBA prospects in the country.

By Kelly Phillips

Sports writer

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