Holiday Showing Progress

Aaron Holiday

Aaron Holiday has had a successful sophomore season, and the 2015 point guard is clearly improving as both a player and a prospect...

Watching 6-foot, 175-pound North Hollywood (Calif.) Campbell Hall 2015 point guard Aaron Holiday over the past year and a half, there has been clear and consistent progress in his game.

Holiday was very out of control when he first arrived on the scene, but has steadily gotten better there. He's developed into a ridiculous athlete and physical specimen, that is just impossible to stop going to the basket.

The sophomore has a tremendous burst to the basket, and he handles contact as well as any guard in Southern California. Opposing players fly off him as he attacks the basket, and he finishes with contact about as well as he finishes without it.

Holiday's outside shot and point guard skills are still developing, but he's definitely going in the right direction there, and if he can continue keep progressing as a point guard, there's every reason to think he will be one of the best players at his position in the country.

The younger brother of Jrue and Justin is happy with how his game is coming along.

"I think I'm doing pretty well," Holiday said. "I'm not forcing it as much. I need to improve at defense, trying to handle the ball better, shooting, trying to change pace and calming down a little bit more."

Despite Holiday's talent, his recruiting has yet to really get serious.

"I haven't heard anything with recruiting," he said. "I'm not really worried about it. It will happen when it happens I guess so I'll be waiting."

Because his recruitment has yet to pick up, Holiday isn't at the stage where he's too picky about what he's looking for in a school, or where that college is located.

"I'm looking for a great education and a good basketball team," Holiday said. "Location doesn't matter. Wherever I can get a scholarship."


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