August 5, 2011 - The second day of Nike D.C. Pro City quarterfinal playoff action starts at 7:30p this evening, with the top ranked team in the Hyper Dunk division, Beyond Belief taking on Clyde's, the fourth placed team in the league's Hyper Air division. Next up at 8:50p are Tombs vs. Team Turner; Hyper Dunk's second ranked team and Hyper Air's third slotted squad, respectively.
The night, with all games at Georgetown's McDonough Arena, is huge in Hoya involvement.
On Clyde's expect redshirt freshman swingman Aaron Bowen, who could be joined by a pair of current professionals that once donned Blue and Grey, Greg Monore, and Jeff Green. Don't expect sophomore forward Nate Lubick, who is recovering from a shoulder injury.
Tombs is home to the 'Puppies' or G'Town's freshman, which means Greg Whittington , Mikael Hopkins,and Otto Porter, all forwards will play. Guard Jabril Trawick, should join them. Fellow froshTyler Adams, a center, likely will not, due to a recent injury.
Hollis Thompson, a redshirt junior swingman and Georgetown's leading returning scorer suits up for Team Turner.
In terms of development progression, watch for: Bowen's left hand handle and shooting, Whittington's left hand handle and willingness to bang, Hopkins' consistency of effort, Porter's strength and lateral quickness. Trawick has been focusing on left hand dribbling and shooting, while Thompson also has furthered his ability o drive and finish left.
All have shown their work in these areas.
Come see if it holds true tonight. Their teams will need it to advance in Pro City's playoffs; the league is stocked with talented players, both collegiate and professional.
Be sure to see Premium Court for a breaking update on Greg Monroe's participation.