July 30, 2008

Nelson wows the crowd in Vegas

After a little time off, Roberto Nelson knew it was time to show up in Las Vegas. And boy, did the strong 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard do just that. Using his ability to score at will, the Santa Barbara, California native helped the Compton Magic all the way to the finals of the adidas Super 64 Tournament in Sin City, and while his squd came up just short of a championship, there was certainly no shortage of college coaches watching in awe of Nelson's performances last week.

"It was fun and there was a lot of talent there," Nelson said. "The final was a great basketball game and there were a lot of great players. I think I started off the tournament a little slow, but by the end I caught up. It was a good tournament. We played really good as a team - the guys did really good."

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