Famous for Final Four photographs and texting with Justise Winslow (in the gray sweatshirt on the far left), Michael Savarino, grandson of Coach K, is becoming famous for something else: his own basketball talent. The 6’0″ PG out of Durham Academy is a legitimate college prospect, according to USA Today HSS. The Charlotte Observer did an article on him in July and he looks pretty darn good. He also looks very similar to a guy we all know very well thanks to the past four years: Grayson Allen. Mrs. K said that “they look more like brothers than Michael looks with his own brother (Joey Savarino).”
DA Basketball has multiple newer stars between Savarino and 2022 prospect MJ Rice, who is currently at USA Basketball’s Mini Camp.
Durham Academy is rivals with Ravenscroft who recently picked up Alex O’Connell’s younger brother Brady:
Lots of action picking up in Central NC right now! Bleed blue.