He’s played just one minute in four games for the Erie BayHawks, but Zach Sowers isn’t rumbling about it.
The rookie point guard who played three seasons at Akron before transferring to NAIA Division II William Jessup, can flat out knock down shots, but hasn’t gotten many opportunities to do so. Sowers said it’s a matter of developing his overall game in terms of playing defense, rebounding and more of an offensive threat.
“Right now, I feel I’m probably where I need to be,” Sowers said before practice earlier this week. “Work my way up. A little inexperienced at the game. Competing against these guys everyday with just 10 players, you’re going at it every day. You’re not to do anything but get better. I believe eventually it will come if I keep working hard. It will come.”
Since Sowers, a Zanesville, Ohio native, played at Akron, he got to know 2008-09 NBA MVP LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers as he was college teammates Romeo Travis, who was a high school teammate of James.
As everyone knows, James is from Akron.
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