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Beach's Bits - Rose City Showcase

PORTLAND - The Rose City Showcase is the last major Northwest AAU tournament before the start of the summer recruiting period in mid-July. Though some of the top Northwest AAU programs were noticeably absent, they were replaced by teams from Oregon, California, Nevada and Canada. There are guards galore in the region, but few bigs. Here were some of the standouts from Friday and Saturday's games.

2015: Dejounte Murray 6-5 SG, NWXpress - In his first action since committing to Washington, Murray brought his usual flair to Portland Friday night. He set up defenders with his unpredictable crossover and exceptional quickness, attacking the basket from multiple angles. He threw down a monster baseline jam Saturday that lit up social media, punctuating his exceptional athleticism. He's also...