So God forbid we miss out on Pinson. So what now... Now him. Russell is REALLY GOOD at basketball. Shadowed this year by super studs Kasey Hill and Dakari Johnson, Next year he plans to break out as the star of Monteverde . He can shoot from anywhere and he's a lefty so it looks beautiful. He's strong at 180, tall at 6'4" and long and jumpy. He's an excellent passer and defender and can spell the point or the wing spot.
He DOES need to get stronger and here is where he and PInson REALLY separate. Pinson is mentally engaged 100% of the time. Russell can fade in an out and coast on his talent.
In a perfect world... we could get Pinson and Russell... but while you dream of that world where UNC is actually a crappy community college.. here are some highlights: