The Washington Post reports that as the NBA shifts toward small ball, height still rules high school hoops.
The biggest reason the O’Connell boys’ basketball team is poised to return to the top of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference this winter stumbled upon the sport out of necessity.
The Knights, for instance, have a wealth of height, with Watson teaming inside with fellow senior Quentin Millora-Brown, another 6-9 forward with a 7-4 wingspan, and 6-6 forward D’Marco Baucum on the wing. Coach Joe Wootten said Watson and Millora-Brown constantly debate over who’s taller, but there’s little doubt “it’s a great one-two punch down low that’s obviously a great advantage.”
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