McDonald's week off & running
THE RIVALS150: 2015 | 2016
CHICAGO -- Technically, the 2015 McDonald's All-American festivities got started on Sunday. But, Sunday's practice was only open to selection committee members and NBA Scouts and no media reports were allowed. So, Monday always serves as the kickoff of the week's action and players like the nation's No. 1 senior, Ben Simmons made sure things got started off right. East team observations The worst thing you can do when watching Ben Simmons is to try and box him into conventional or traditional position classification. If you want him as a power forward you might find him too small, or as a wing you might find him a little lacking in explosive athleticism. That's why it is important to look at the LSU-bound Simmons as a basketball player.
|Ben Simmons is a good bet to finish his career ranked No. 1 in the Rivals rankings.|
|Malik Newman showed his many offensive gifts on Monday.|