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Introducing Jaxon Killings, Small Forward, 2024 Dream Basketball Classic




FLORIDA — We are proud to announce Jaxon Killings will participate in the upcoming Dream Basketball Classic, June, 15-16, 2024, at IMG Academy. This event is not just another basketball tournament; it's a comprehensive showcase offering an array of skill-building and competitive activities, set in one of the nation's top basketball environments.

A Venue Steeped in Athletic Excellence

IMG Academy is renowned for its world-class facilities and a track record of nurturing sports talent. The academy's boys basketball team recently earned a top 10 spot in the ESPN SCNEXT rankings, underscoring the high level of play and coaching expertise that participants can expect to encounter.

Structure and Features: More Than Just a Game

The 2024 Dream Basketball Classic is meticulously structured to offer a holistic basketball experience, focusing on both skill enhancement and competitive play. The event's structure includes:

  • 5-on-5 Games: Full-court games to apply skills in a traditional team setup.

  • ​Skill Development Stations: Tailored drills and practice sessions to refine fundamental basketball skills.

  • All-Star Game: Featuring the top players of the event, highlighting the best of the best in a showcase game.

  • King of the Court: A challenging and engaging format that emphasizes individual skills and competitiveness.

  • Shooting Competition: A chance for players to showcase their shooting prowess.

  • Leadership Development: Sessions designed to build character and leadership qualities in young athletes.

Participants will not only engage in these activities but also benefit from features that enhance their visibility and future opportunities:

  • National Radar Event Coverage: Ensuring players’ performances are noticed by a broader audience, including scouts and media.

  • Dream Brand Uniforms: Adding a professional touch to the players' experience.

  • ​Online Player Profiles: Offering a digital platform for players to highlight their skills and stats.

  • ​All-Star Team and MVP Awards: Recognizing outstanding talents and performances during the event.

Committee leader and CEO of Dream Sports Group, Shannon Riley, says “the athletes that were selected have exemplified great leadership skills on and off the court, and have stood out as leading performers in their region. We believe that these are the next stars of the game, and we want to recognize them for their outstanding achievements and help them get to the next level.”

"We are delighted to announce that Jaxon Killings from Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, will be showcasing his talents at the Dream Basketball Classic. Jaxon is a promising sophomore (Class of 2026) who stands 6’1” and weighs 180 lbs, playing as a versatile Small Forward.

Jaxon Killings is a multi-talented player known for his impressive outside and inside shooting abilities. Whether it’s draining three-pointers or attacking the basket, Jaxon’s scoring versatility makes him a significant offensive threat. His excellent dribbling skills and court vision allow him to maneuver through defenses effectively and create opportunities for his teammates.

Defensively, Jaxon stands out as a solid defender and a proficient shot blocker, providing a strong presence on the court. His hustle and relentless effort make him a formidable opponent on both ends of the floor. Additionally, Jaxon’s ability to create for others showcases his unselfish playstyle and his commitment to team success.

Jaxon is not only a talented athlete but also highly coachable, always striving to improve and lead by example. His dedication to the game and his team’s success highlights his leadership qualities.

We are excited to witness Jaxon Killings’ skills and competitive spirit at the Dream Basketball Classic. His participation promises to bring excitement and a high level of competition to the event. Join us in supporting Jaxon as he continues to excel and inspire on his basketball journey."

Dozens of student athletes from across the nation will be selected to play. Dream Sports Group congratulates him on this prestigious honor and once in a lifetime opportunity.

Visit if you are interested in competing in the event.

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