rise into the realm of phenom fame has been nothing short of meteoric. In the past two months, the 12-year-old has gone from unknown Beaver Lake (Wash.) Middle School student to a spot on and halftime performances at and basketball games, not to mention the NBA’s , a performance for which he warmed up with Stephen Curry.
Then, on Monday, McCabe’s rise hit its zenith, . No, we’re not talking about former Sonics-turned- forward or Portland Trailblazers guard Brandon Roy. We’re talking about the .
As you can see above, Globetrotter stars and were just as interested in picking up tips and setting up McCabe as they were in showing off their own skills.
By the end of a psuedo-impromptu assembly in front of the Beaver Lake student body, McCabe was working on a new neck-roll trick Rivers was attempting to teach him,ray ban sunglasses, .
“I’m just proud to be standing here with Jordan,” Neal told Seattle’s KOMO News. “It’s an honor. He’s fantastic. I’m proud of it.”
“I’m not really surprised by him, because he puts in work,” Rivers told the Times. “You can tell. There’s some things that you can’t teach. There’s some things that are just natural,hollister france. But all the things you can teach [McCabe is] willing to learn, and like he says, he’s in the gym two, three hours a day.
“He’s in the gym like a professional athlete, so of course it’s going to pay off.”
Given McCabe’s rampant exposure, the Globetrotters rendezvous may have seemed like just another meeting with new famous friends. Yet for a teen who is establishing himself as the preeminent fancy ball-handler of his (still young) generation, trading tricks of the trade with the men who have helped make the skills so famous was a groundbreaking moment.
“This is just absolutely breathtaking, because it’s the Harlem Globetrotters,” McCabe told the Seattle Times. “They’re calling me. It’s crazy,ray ban sunglasses. Meeting Mr. [Curly] Neal and Rocket [Rivers], it’s just been an amazing experience.”
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