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Watts Basketball is proud to have over a dozen of our trainees in College playing basketball! Our players continue to dominate the headlines this year from both College and High School levels. Special Congratulations to our West Seattle High School team for making it to State and Coach Keffrey earning Coach of the Year! We are happy to have had the opportunity to get in the gym this season and get the team prepared for a successful season. We are excited to continue to work with WSHS and can’t wait to see what next year holds.

We are so proud of the hard work our athletes have put in and are excited to share their successes with you. Watts has players from out home community of West Seattle to New Orleans that continue to excel and surpass their own expectations. We dedicate this newsletter to all our high school and college trainees that continue to prove hard work and dedication pays off. Watts Basketball is actively looking for serious players and families that dream of achieving what these individuals have on College and High School levels. If you are serious about doing what it takes to achieve your dreams of playing College basketball Watts is here to get you there.  Inquire here or email info@wattsbasketball.com for more information on College Prep workouts and Evaluations. 

Keep Up With Watts High School and College Trainees- Check out some of our trainee accomplishments this year. More to come! 

Sydney Riley-Portland State University 

  • Named “Player of the Week” two weeks in a row
  • 3rd Team All Conference
  • Leading the Country in field goal percentage for her position

Erik Thomas-University of New Orleans

  • Named Player of the Week in Southland Conference
  • Named Player of the Year in Southland Conference

Tony Miller-Seattle Pacific University 

  • SPU’s second leading scorer and re-bounder
  • Averages 20 points per game
  • 2017 GNAC Freshman of the Year

DJ Fenner-University of Nevada 

  • 2nd Team All Conference

Owen Friend-Overlake High School 

  • Conference Player of the Year
  • Named MVP for 1A Emerald City League

Lewis Pope-South Whidbey High School 

  • 1st Team All Conference
  • Player of the Year Runner Up

Mechelle Nisbet-Chimacum High School 

  • Named Olympic 1A MVP

Abbie Rathbun-Moses Lake High School 

  • 1st Team All Conference
  • Defense Player of the Year

 

NCAA Division 1 Coach Delivers The Real Spill

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Listen On Soundcloud:https://soundcloud.com/therealspillpodcast/coach-trent-johnson-joins-the-real-spill Trent Johnson former Nevada, LSU, TCU, and Stanford coach talks about NCAA recruiting, social media’s influence, paying college players, and what he saw that sets Lebron James apart. August 22, 2017- Kidd & Watts are joined by…

Nike Casting Audition was a Success!

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Nike Casting Call Recap & Pics August 16, 2017 – Thank you all who attended and auditioned for this national Nike commercial spot! You can view and enjoy the photos we captured from the audition below (we apologize if we…

The Real Spill: Professionalism & Loyalty

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The Real Spill Podcast: Professionalism & Loyalty August 8, 2017 – The Boys are back in town! Watts & Kidd break down loyalty, professionalism, their roles in sports with Le’Veon Bell & this whole Kyrie Irving situation & more! Watts…

August > July

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August Is More Important Than July If you’re like most high school basketball players you’ve been “in season” for the past 9 months. From November to July you’ve been with your high school team then went right into AAU season,…

Casting Local Hoopers For Nike Commercial!

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Nike Commercial Casting: Calling Local Basketball Players **** UPDATE – Thank you everyone who showed up to the Seattle Nike casting call. We had a great turn out with some of Seattle brightest young talent. *** August 1, 2017 –…

Fundamentals First or Fail

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“It’s not the time you put in, it’s what you put into the time.” – Anonymous Nowadays it seems like all players want to shoot like Steph, dribble like I.T and finish like Kyrie. But rarely is the question asked,…

A Bitter Sweet 16

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The 1998 NCAA Sweet 16 tournament was one that Husky fans will never forget. Exactly 18 years ago the Huskies were on the basketball court playing in the Sweet 16 tournament against UCONN for a spot in the Elite 8….

Watts Basketball Skills and Development League

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Watts Basketball is excited to announce the start of our Skills and Development League for kids Grades K-12! We will be hosting the league Saturday’s at the Bush School with our kick off Introductory Clinic Saturday March 25. When signing…

32 intangible benefits of attending Watts Basketball Camp

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At Watts we see basketball as a vehicle to a healthy and successful lifestyle for youth. Below are 32 intangible benefits your child will get out of attending a Watts Basketball Camp. Enjoy!  Ability to get along with other Good…

what kids learn at camp will benefit them for life

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Sign Up For SUMMER CAMP!  Experiences like basketball camps bring out remarkable transformations in a child’s life. At camp children learn foundational principles they will rely on as adults, such as: Working together Building independence and Gaining self confidence Having…