Come celebrate the 6th annual Retroaction Sports Student Athlete Appreciation Day honoring student/athletes with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Saturday, May 18th at 3pm
Temple University’s Liacouras Center
1776 N Broad St
RS celebrates the academic & athletic accomplishments of outstanding students in our community. The students celebrated on this day will represent both the Philadelphia area Middle & High School population. We will also honor some college students during this award presentation that have also achieved academic success! All of the students honored have obtained a GPA of 3.0 or above, which we feel should be celebrated and acknowledged.
RS is dedicated to supporting the youth in both an athletic and most importantly academic capacity. RS cannot continue its mission without the support from you! We appreciate your support in continuing our mission and we look forward to seeing you again next year! This year we have door prizes, guest speakers and light refreshments.
Free for students being honored
$25 for parents and guests
Jamal Green CEO, Retroaction Sports
All players must sign a waiver prior to play. The waiver can be downloaded here: Waiver Form
Bring the signed waiver to the shootout.
The rosters will be set prior to the event. Please send the registration in as soon as possible. We have a limited number of roster spots and will contact you about a week prior to the event to let you know if you will play.
This years rosters are shaping up well. Look for an even stronger cast of players than were featured last year. Also note that we are playing 3 games this year.
Top players so far:
April 4th Signups:
Hakeem Baxter, 6′ 2″ PG, 1st team All Public, Can’t miss!!
Fa’Teem Glenn,5′ 9″, 1st team All Public, Must have prospect
David George, 6′ 8″, 2nd team All Public (2012) , Post Problem Solver!! Qualified
The quickest draw in the area: 5′ 9″ pg Danil Mateo was 2nd in the city in scoring with 23.8 ppg. Only the highly recruited Rysheed Jordan scored higher. This is a JUCO SPECIAL. Highlight is from his recent 30 pt game in the Donofrio Tournament. Can’t miss Juco prospect
JUST IN: 6′ 7″ Amir Maddred will play in the Showcase. Coming in from Camden, NJ. Maddred signed up over the weekend. This big man can do alot. Averaged 14 ppg, 12 rpg. Very versatile player. You won’t want to miss him.
6′ 3″ Do it all point guard
Lead team in points, assists and rebounds
The Delpeche Twins
6′ 7″ Marcus Delpeche, Dominant Senior
6′ 8″ Malcolm Delpeche, Huge upside, Double/Double player
6′ 7″ forward, 16 ppg, 11 rpg, 5 blks, super athlete
6 5 wing 18ppg ,8rpg 3apg. Great college ready body
6 10 forward, skilled athletic big man, scores ball and runs floor.
6 8 forward. Strong rebounder, shot blocker, does dirty work
6 7 combo forward, scores, rebounds, good passer
6 6 power forward, physical inside, rebounds, good athlete
6 6 small forward smooth offensive player, great shooter
6 5 wing guard, shoots, rebounds, defends, plays hard, leader
6 8 combo forward, great mid range, rebounds and blocks shots
6 4 forward, mis match problem, kills bigger opponents
5 10 point guard, runs a team, leads, tough under pressure.
6 2 point guard. playmaker/scorer, very good mid range 4 year starter
6 7 forward, wars, rebounds, runs floor energy player
6 5 wing guard, super athletic finisher, great in up tempo.
6′ point guard,general,leader,scores ball, always make right play, smart
6 5 forward, combo forward, shoots ball, good passer, faces up well.
Our 2012 Open Gym Participants will play as well. These guys are tough and ready to produce. Their video can be seen at:
5′ 10″ PG Stanley Whittaker
6′ 4″ High Flying Wing
Potential to be a superstar!! See him in action at the Showcase!!
6′ 1″ bomber Ben Holl
The best 3 pt shooter in the Pennsylvania
If you cannot attend the coaches packet and game videos (online) will be available a few days after the event. Coaches in attendance will also have access to the game videos.
Hotels nearby are in Fort Washington, PA
Hilton Garden Inn
Some highlights from the 2012 Showcase
Retro Action Sports
Philadelphia Tribune Sports
Philly Prep Report
David Lawson, 6′ 1″, guard, attended Reinhardt College in Georgia the past two seasons. Lawson is a Philadelphia native who is currently playing professional basketball in the American Basketball League (ABL). We sat down with Lawson and asked a few questions about his remarkable comeback and current pro career.
1) You had a stellar high school career but 3 years out of high school you were not playing college basketball. What made you want to come back?
I decided to come back because my reputation was building from playing In different leagues in the city, an guys Would always ask me what college I played for and I just got tired of saying nowhere. I didn’t want to be looked at as a guy with talent but never took it anywhere after high school. I rarely watch college basketball but my dad watches a lot and he would always call me telling me I better than alot of guys playing D1 and I believed him started taking basketball serious again, I didn’t want to have regrets when I got older about not pursuing my basketball dream.
2) What’s your greatest moment in your college career?
Of course help leading my team to back to back conference championship game appearances but also my first game against a NCAA D1 team, we played Georgia Southern, I had 25pts 8reb 6stl and their head coach came on our bus and talked to our head coach for a couple minutes. Our coach told me he said “Where did you find that guard at from Philly?”I thought that was pretty cool.
3) What’s a typical day like for you now
We typically have practice in the morning. After that, unless my General manager takes us to talk to members of the community like Churches, recreation center, etc.., I typically just relax by the pool at the hotel until my teammates and I go get some shots up or lift weights.
Once again it’s time to introduce the top middle school basketball talent that Philadelphia has to offer. The MLK Middle School Showcase will once again give us the opportunity to watch the best up and coming players in the area.
Urban Sports Rescue
MLK Weekend Hoops Showcase
Sunday February 3,2013
at 21st and Godfrey(Imhotep Charter High)
The recruiting is heating up for Agbeko as he is leading the South Kent team in scoring and rebounding. A can’t miss prospect. Agbeko is currently averaging 16 ppg and 12 rpg in the very competitive New England Prep circuit.
Strickland spent the summer with the Hunting Park Warriors and was very impressive. The 6′ 9″ forward is currently prepping at Queen City Prep. For more info contact Rasool Hajj at firstname.lastname@example.org