Rutgers’ Judge Following in Footsteps of Durant & Beasley, But Making a Name for Himself

By Adam Zagoria

PISCATAWAY — David Cox remembers first seeing Wally Judge play basketball when the young man was 13 or 14.

At first he didn’t understand all the hype and the comparisons to fellow Prince George’s County (Md.) natives Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley.

“Me seeing him early, to be honest with you, I couldn’t see it at the time,” Cox, the former DC Assault coach and current associate head coach at Rutgers, told Wednesday at Rutgers Media Day.

“By the end of his ninth grade year [at Bladensburg High School in Washington, D.C.] he started to fill out just a little bit. His  coordination started to catch up with his size and  his athleticism, you could start to see the spark.”

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