Vanessa Holland

Ellis Khan

As our favorite time of year rolls around the corner, we decided to get up close and personal with a few of the stars from our very own team of reigning AIBT champions. You know them as the jocks who strut the hallways, towering over the majority of us, but what is their secret to success? Here is an inside exclusive with Arcata High’s finest to help us understand how they achieve their greatness on and off the court.

Parker: #22

Position: Forward    Height: 6’4”    Weight: 185

PBX: When did you start playing basketball?

First Grade

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

3 slices of watermelon, glass of chocolate milk, and chicken alfredo

PBX: How do you celebrate a win?

Hangout with my friends and pop bottles of Martinelli’s and sip root beer

PBX: Who is your favorite NBA player?

KD on Thunder

PBX: What is your favorite type of basketball shoe?

Lebron 12 lows for playing, Jordan 7’s for casual wear

PBX: What is your off season training regimen?

Beach workout, skipping leg day, hot tub, sliding into DM’s

PBX: What is one phrase that describes you?

Webgang™ strong

Hunter: #24

Position: Center or Forward    Height:  6’3”   Weight: 200

PBX: When did you start playing basketball?

Day one

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

Liver and onions

PBX: How do you celebrate a win?

More liver and onions

PBX: Who is your favorite NBA player?

Kobe or Kawhi Leonard

PBX: What is one phrase that describes you?

A beast of a child

PBX: What is one word that describes how you play?

I’mjusttryingtoupmy2Krating

PBX: If you were an animal, what would you be?

Polar Bear

PBX: What is your off season training regimen?

Weights

PBX: What is one phrase that describes you?

A beast of a child

Tom: #32

Position: Small Forward     Height: 6’3”     Weight: 195

PBX: When did you start playing basketball?

Fifth Grade

PBX: What is your pre-game song of choice?

“I can’t help myself ” by Foretops

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

Top Ramen

PBX: How do you celebrate a win?

Mac&Cheese

PBX: What is your favorite type of basketball shoe?

Hyperdunk 2014

PBX: If you were an animal, what would you be?

Ostrich

PBX: What is your off season training regimen?

Beach workouts and Health-Sport

PBX: What is one word that describes how you play?

Posterization

Duncan: #21

Position: Forward    Height: 6’4”   Weight: 165

PBX: What is your pre-game song of choice?

“Litty” by Meek Mill

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

Subway

PBX: Who is your favorite NBA player?

Damian Lillard

PBX: What is your favorite type of basketball shoe?

Kobe’s

PBX: What is one word that describes how you play?

Blocks

PBX: If you were an animal, what would you be?

Gorilla

PBX: What is your off season training regimen?

Track running

Bryce: #23

Position: Point Guard    Height: 6’0”    Weight: 150

PBX: When did you start playing basketball?

In the womb

PBX: What is your pre-game song of choice?

“Fancy” by Iggy Azalea

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

Swiss Cheese, Swiss chocolate, Swiss everything

PBX: How do you celebrate a win?

Kick it with the homies

PBX: What is your favorite type of basketball shoe?

Jordan 11’s (Christmas is coming fans)

PBX: If you were an animal, what would you be?

Platypus

PBX: What is one sentence that describes you?

The peak of the Matterhorn

Owen: #34

Position: Power Forward     Height: 6’3”     Weight: 198

PBX: What is your pre-game meal of choice?

Mediterranean salad and a goat cheeseburger with yam fries and peanut sauce

PBX: How do you celebrate a win?

Light sparklers and spinning in circles

PBX: Who is your favorite NBA player?

Kobe or Shaun Livingston

PBX: What is your favorite type of basketball shoe?

Hyperdunk 2014

PBX: If you were an animal, what would you be?

Monkey

PBX: What is your off season training regimen?

Meditation

PBX: What is one sentence that describes you?

What’s the point of living if you’re not having fun?