ALL-USA Boys Basketball First Team: Harry Giles III

ALL-USA Boys Basketball First Team: Harry Giles III

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ALL-USA Boys Basketball First Team: Harry Giles III

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Harry Giles of Wesleyan Christian in High Point, N.C. (Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images)

Harry Giles of Wesleyan Christian in High Point, N.C. (Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images)

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PLAYER PROFILE
Name: Harry Giles III
School: Wesleyan Christian Academy, High Point, N.C.
Year: Junior
Position: Forward
Height: 6-10
School: Undecided

Details: Led team to 30-5 record and a state independent schools 3A runner-up finish, averaging 23 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocks a game.

Toughest opponent I’ve guarded: It’s between Jahlil Okafor and Andrew Wiggins.

Desired super power: To be able to fly

My biggest basketball influence: My parents.

Most tiring recruiting questions: Have you made the decision? Who’s on your list?

High point of your season: Going undefeated before we lost. The whole season was a high point.

Biggest disappointment: Losing the state championship.

Favorite saying: Be legendary, be special. The meaning is to play to be remembered. Make sure everyone remembers you when you walk off the court.

Favorite teacher: Miss (Nadine) Griffin, a (math) tutor. She has a lot of patience and is funny.

Hidden talent: I used to be able to roller skate pretty good.

What do you teammates say about me? I’m just a brother they can always talk to.

Inspiration: Probably growing up, just wanting to make it and getting a step closer every day.

First car: 2007 Infiniti.

First time you beat your dad in one-on-one: When I was 12 or 13. He quit playing me after that.

Biggest thing I’ve overcome: My knee injury.

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