frankieboy12 wrote:interesting that Santa Margarita is the only Trinity League school to turn out a max contract NBA Player (Klay Thompson)
pattywannamack wrote:The post MD life for the majority of the programs' players does raise some eyebrows but I would argue that no high school should focus on sending kids to the NBA.
All in all I am impressed with MD this season. As others have mentioned, they weren't supposed to do well...sure they lost the State Championship chance, but a CIF title is nothing to scoff at.
So far MD has won (4) CIF Championships (that I've kept up with) Boys Polo, Girls' Volleyball, Football, and Boys Basketball. Will be interesting to see if they can add a few more this year...if so this would likely be MD's best year ever in sports.
WantTheNFLBack714 wrote:Also, a lot of high schools in California have sent more players to the NBA and they have actually lasted longer in the NBA than MD's Boys Basketball under Gary McKnight...
BuckW wrote:I read a recent article (Jan. 2018) that explained why Taylor King's basketball career crashed in college and Watchsince68 it had nothing to do with Mater Dei's style of play. As described in the article Taylor enjoyed partying a little too much. He also had some of the same problems as another former MD athlete Todd Marinovich. The article is titled "Taylor King Back from the Brink." Google it if you care to read it. According to the article Taylor is much better off now and is currently playing basketball in South America.
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