William Ross of New York City, N.Y., wins the IMG Academy Basketball Gatorade G-Award Week of July 29
Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Basketball winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athletes of the Week Award is William Ross from New York City, N.Y.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
I have been playing basketball since I was four-years old.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like the facilities and coaching staff because they are very supportive. They have amazing drills that are designed to get you to the next level.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I usually just listen to music.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
I like Kyrie Irving. He motivates me to improve my game every day.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
My love of the game motivates me, and each rep I do can change the course of my basketball career.
Photo by: Kristina Puthoff-King