May 07, 2012
Considered one of the best young basketball players in the country, this teenager got bigger, faster and stronger through sport-specific CrossFit training. Dan Edelman explains.
The mayhem of March Madness is long over, and if you’re into college hoops, you probably watched the Kentucky Wildcats defeat the Kansas Jayhawks for the NCAA title. Some of you have also probably heard of Shabazz Muhammad.
Muhammad is a senior at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas and has committed to play basketball at UCLA next year. By most accounts, he is considered one of the best high-school basketball players in the country.
What caught the interest of CrossFit Kids HQ was the fact that Muhammad has been CrossFitting since 2010 at CrossFit 702 in Las Vegas under the guidance of box owner Jared Glover.