July 16, 2008

Branch continues to dominate at 17U

Humble Atascocita sophomore point guard Jamal Branch has been a well-known commodity around the Lone Star state since before he ever made his way to high school. Now, however, Branch is hitting the scene in a much bigger way.

After solid performances at the NIKE Hoops Jamboree and the Adidas 150 camps, Branch has moved up to the Houston Swoosh 17 team in July to compete against the best of the best in top AAU tournaments that dot the end of the AAU summer season in Denton and Las Vegas. Branch has previously been playing with the Houston Swoosh 15 team, which is his age group.

With 17s, however, Branch continues his role as a starter and it was apparent that Branch's talent has advanced past his age as he mirrored his performance at the 15 level where he was always the best player on the court.

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