Providence Jam Fest MVP Kadary Richmond does a Q&A with HG Insider - Breaking out with Team New England

By Kaitlyn Fedor

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Kadary Richmond was named the MVP of the Hoop Group Providence Jam Fest. The New York City native took the event by storm and led Team New England to a 17u championship. He’s still relatively unknown and should see more attention come his way shortly. Richmond has made a smooth transition to his new squad in Team New England.

Q: How has it been with your new AAU team in Team New England?

A: “It’s been good for me. With the help of some great coaches this transition has been very easy.”

Q: What are some of the parts of your game that are your strengths and what are some things you need to improve on?

A: “I believe I make my teammates better by passing the ball and I think I score the ball well. Something I need to improve on is shooting the ball from outside.”

Q: What schools are involved in your recruitment so far?

A: “Fordham and Manhattan are the only schools to recruit me so far.”

Q: What mindset will you carry for the rest of your AAU season?

A: “We need to play every game hard and just try to win out for the rest of the summer.”

Q: What will you be keying in on in order to win out?

A: “We just need to win as a team, build more chemistry and give it our all on the floor.”

Q: What’s it like playing with guys like Femi Odukale and Isaiah Richards who you play high school ball with?

A: “It’s good to play with two athletes who can score the ball and defend all year round. Playing with them in both makes things easier because we already have good chemistry.”

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