Morning links: Morales named best RSL player ever; Slam features BYU trio; NBA power rankings

Posted: December 28, 2016 in Uncategorized

Will Parchman ranked the best player in every MLS team’s history for MLS Soccer, and recently departed midfielder Javier Morales got the nod for RSL.

Talking about Morales, Parchman writes, “In nine years at RSL, he managed an incredible 81 assists, and he was the face of the franchise for a decade before leaving this offseason.”

Parchman then mention RSL greats, Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando, before saying, “but nobody was better for longer at a more hard-to-fill position than Morales.”

Mika, Emery, Haws featured in Slam

Danny Hazan of Slam Online featured BYU players Eric Mika, Nick Emery and TJ Haws who prepped together at Lone Peak High School before coming to the Cougars.

After talking about their high school accomplishments, Hazan talks about Haws, saying, “His creativity with the ball in his hands as a passer and scorer is mixtape worthy, and as he continues to feel his way through his first collegiate campaign his shooting percentages should continue to climb.”

Hazan then covered the service each player rendered while serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints before turning his attention back to their play on the court.

Continue reading at DeseretNews.com.

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