Read John Lucas' blunt advice for AAU players

John Lucas (Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY Sports)

John Lucas (Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY Sports)

In a lifetime in basketball, John Lucas has always been blunt and not afraid to share his opinions.

The former NBA player and coach who has excelled in working with players with addiction issues runs camps and clinics for a number of age levels around the country. His “lab” — as he called it on Twitter — on Tuesday had 66 players, although Lucas noted that some would get “weeded out” because they could not handle the physical demands or be able to follow directions.

Then Lucas hit on his advice for AAU players:

Lucas touched on some other topics, including the quality of the Class of 2022 among Texas basketball players, before he added another on AAU and more: