July 3, 2014

GRAHAM EARNS SPOT AT LEBRON JAMES SKILLS ACADEMY


RICHMOND, Va. – After spending last weekend with the reigning MVP of the NBA, rising senior Treveon Graham of the VCU men's basketball team has received an invitation to spend next week with the four-time MVP of the NBA, LeBron James.

Graham's outstanding play at last week's Kevin Durant Nike Elite Skills Academy in Washington, D.C. earned him an invitation to next week's LeBron James Nike Skills Academy. The camp will run from July 9-12 in Las Vegas.

The LeBron Skills Academy features 30 of the top collegiate players from around the country. Player will have four days of competitive skills workouts and 5-on-5 games in order to showcase their skills for NBA scouts in attendance. Players will take what they learned at the previous skills academies and implement them into a team setting on the floor.

Graham's appearance at the camp marks the second straight year that a member of the Rams has went toe-to-toe with LeBron. Juvonte Reddic was a part of the experience last summer.

The Temple Hills, Md. native is a two-time All-Atlantic 10 honoree and this past season earned First-Team accolades in the conference, region and state. He scored in double-figures in 32 of VCU's 35 games this season, leading the team with 15.8 points per game.

His 553 points this year were tied for the 10th-most in a single-season in VCU history. Graham also ranked second on the team with 7.0 rebounds per night.

Graham will enter the 2014-15 season with 1,349 career points, which ranks 19th on VCU's all-time scoring list. 

 

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