Middle School Elite’s own Lil LeBron Shawn Jones!

Shawn Jones

Middle School Elite featured Funsport, Isaiah Whitehead, Thomas Holley and Shawn Jones on our site. Soon, we’ll feature Taquan “Face” Givens who plays on the NY Gauchos. Coach Mike called me the night before the story came out and said ” Shawn’s going to be in the Daily News paper”. Stay tuned as the middle school elite market starts to boom!

 Shawn Jones with Jerron Love (mvp) at Hoop Group Jr Elite camp

By Michael J. Feeney Daily New Staff Writer

The Knicks missed out on King James, but they still have a shot at Lil’ LeBron. And he’s right in their own backyard. Shawn Jones, a 15-year-old Bronx hoops sensation, is quickly making a name for himself playing against adults in city tournaments. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound point guard has a room full of trophies and even scored 62 points in one game against his peers. Coaches and his mom are already calling him Lil’ LeBron.”He’s like the next LeBron. He’s a beast!” said coach Mike Barry. “He’s got natural attributes that you can’t teach. He’s a phenom — like a lil’ junior LeBron. He’s the real deal.” Shawn will start on the varsity team this fall at St. Raymond High School for Boys in the Bronx after earning a full scholarship. His mom, Roxanne Jones, 48, said her son has been bouncing a ball around the house since he was 6. “He loves the game. He has a passion for it,” she said. “The Knicks don’t need LeBron, they can take Shawn Jones. He’s a little LeBron. He’s better than LeBron!”… Read More and see video Daily News
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