“I played with some really good point guards and was able to witness a lot of really good basketball,” said Rhodes, who played for Hall of Famer Bob Hurley at St. Anthony.
“He’s something special. I’m his head coach and I watch as a fan sometimes.
“He makes everybody better. He makes me better as a coach. He makes his teammates better. “He’s a coach on the floor. Everybody wants to play with him.
“He has an energy to make everyone play at a certain pace. He does a phenomenal job of pushing the ball up the floor.
“At times, he’s so talented my guys can’t even keep up with him. He says, ‘Coach, they gotta run, they gotta run.’ He has no one to pass to because he has has different levels of speed he can go to.
The 14th region All A Classic starts this week and the Cordia Lions will play the winner of Hazard/Owsley County Wednesday at 7pm.