Posted On: 06/3/21 2:31 PM

Memorial Day has always been a huge basketball weekend. After the events of last year, the pent-up demand for basketball in Sin City was real. Several organizations hosted events around the city, including West Coast Elite’s, Vegas Memorial Day Classic, and Cal Elite Basketball’s West Coast Smoke. Several young players, many of which hadn't played much basketball over the course of the past 12 months, used the events as a way to showcase their talents and put their names on the map. In this article, we take a look at some of the new names that stood out this weekend.

Ty Coleman |PG| Vegas Elite 2026 - Coleman was one of the fastest players end to end at the event. The PG used his speed on both sides of the ball, harassing defenders, and exploding to the rim to finish in transition. He came up big in the 14U championship game helping Vegas Elite take home the title.

Jonathon Derrington |SG| Cougars Elite 2025 - In the Championship game against Vegas Elite, Derrington put the Cougars on his back. The shooter knocked down 3's from all over the floor keeping the team

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