September 18, 2007

Leslie makes high school switch

C.J. Leslie, a 6-foot-8, 190-pound sophomore forward that is already verbally committed to NC State, is from Holly Springs, N.C., which has an estimated population of 18,214. It's a small town located 15 miles to the southwest of Raleigh.

For Leslie, this summer was as much about getting out and seeing the country as it was about playing basketball.

"I went to St. Louis for the Nike Camp, Philadelphia for ABCD, Florida for a tournament, California for a tournament, and there were a couple more," Leslie said.
However, one trip stood out above the rest.

"Probably when I was in Vegas. It was something I had never seen before," he said. "I've never seen all those lights."

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