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Rebounding Royality: The Defensive Dynmo

Gray Tuck @GrayTurek30, 6'6, 190, c/ o 24 of Riverdale High School, TN is a defensive stud and a rebounding machine. Gray understands owning the paint on both ends as he gobbles up boards like a man possessed. Never seen a kid this size sacrifice his body for so many charges. It's an art form for Gray. And thinking of a free easy shot anywhere near him is a fantasy. With nice timing and footwork always ready to throw that shit right back at you. Gray can and will get you some points but hangs hit hat on that defense and board work to impact every game. Gray chose that role and worked it to perfection. Gray uses his high motor to fuel his skills With his warrior mentality and grit no one outworks Gray. Relentless at getting it done on the boards and that stingy defense. Oh and Gray can drop a nice dime too.

Last season Gray averaged 6 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 1-2 charges per game. The ultimate blue-collar gem. All the little things change or turn any game. Does it need the spotlight to be a huge impact. Gray has set the goals for this upcoming season is to lead his team to the district tournament championship and make it to regionals and give them a shot at getting all the way to the state tournament. The biggest goal of all is to see all the hard work pay off he put in during the summer. Establishing the time he set by being more of a scorer than before. He achieved that in the AAU session by being more assertive with putbacks finishing around the rim and causing bigger problems with his mid-range game while not forcing shots or altering team chemistry.

What sets Gray apart is his toughness, grit, and work ethic on the court every second with no plays off. And the intangibles of being an extremely coachable, humble, selfless teammate and a true leader by example. Fiercely competitive and passionate about being a game changer however he can. Gray will be an impact and a complement to any program and is open to any division level and willing to keep putting in the work of non stop improving his game. Gray's favorite moment from last season was the first game of the season when he subbed in and had 3 blocks in the first half and ended with 6 for the game. That's a block party y'all. Followed that up the next game with 12 points and 9 rebounds. Gray has set the stage for a monster breakout season you simply cannot miss.


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