Richmond helped the South Shore Vikings capture back-to-back Public School Athletic League (PSAL) Basketball Championships in his final two years at the Canarsie, Brooklyn, school.
The 6-foot-7, 350-pound behemoth becomes the second New York City native to have his name called on NFL Draft Day in the first round in the past 34 years — joining Staten Island’s Dominique Easley, who played with Curtis High School and the New England Patriots picked with the 29th-overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Canarsie, Brooklyn, native averaged team-highs with 21.9 points and 11.6 rebounds per game in 28 contests with the Golden Knights during the 2019-20 season.
Nelson averaged 7.4 ppg and two assists ppg with the talent-stacked Lady Vikings in the 2019-20 PSAL season.
Odukale picked the Panthers over Seton Hall, Massachusetts, Virginia Tech and Saint Bonaventure, according to basketball sources.
Current Brewster Academy guard to play in upstate New York next fall.
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By Jerry Del Priore Canarsie finished with a 3-6 record, just missing the Championship Conference postseason by six points. But that didn't take away from the solid individual efforts from a few skillful athletes. Here are some players who shined on the gridiron in 2017: Johnny Watson While he battled through a few nagging injuries, … Continue reading Canarsie Chiefs Who Shined in the PSAL’s Football Championship Conference
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