Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Basketball winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Carter Norton from Redwood City, Calif.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like how all the coaches really push you to try and your always trying do your best.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I usually listen to music and joke around with my teammates.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
Usually go out with family and teammates and go get food.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Stephen Curry and Kobe Bryant.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
Just knowing that it is going to make me better and that I have to keep working.