Biancardi’s Breakdown: Kennedy Meeks
December, 10, 2012
By Paul Biancardi | ESPN.com
When you look at some of the most important attributes needed to play center, it’s obvious that just having size isn’t enough. It’s a difficult position to play at this level considering posts aren’t always involved in every play, meaning they might not touch the ball for long stretches of time. Also, the player’s coordination needs to catch up to the growth of their body, which also takes time. Some of the most important fundamentals lie in one’s footwork, hands, balance, as well as keeping yourself highly conditioned to score and defend.
West Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.) senior center Kennedy Meeks is an example of a player with the requisite tools to succeed, evidenced by his No. 2 position ranking in the ESPN 100. Let’s take an in-depth look at which areas of his game make this future Tar Heel such an elite talent and how he might factor into coach Roy Williams’ plans in 2013.
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