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February 3, 2016 — Darcy Tharp caught up with Thomas Gadson from Virginia Elite as they talked with Lake Braddock’s James Butler. The show can also be viewed on Cox, Comcast and Verizon FiOS television Channel 10 and Red Apple TV, Channel 21.

Interview with James BUtler

James Butler All-Met Selection

Washington Post All Met Selection - James Butler (Lake Braddock H.S.)

April 9, 2016 - After a very successful career with Virginia Elite and Lake Braddock High School, James Butler was selected to the 2015-16 Washington Post All Met 1st Team for high school basketball. 

The All Met team represent the top players in the Washington D.C. area to include (Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.).  This year class includes to McDonalds All-Americans from local high schools.

Confidence is high for the Virginia

By Bill Pemstein

2016 - It's been a vision of Thomas Gadson to form a youth basketball team in Northern Virginia since the 2008 season. With a good eight years invested in the Virginia Elite Basketball Club, he is well aware of what sells in the world of basketball. Several D1 programs have contacted Gadson about one of his top collegiate prospects, a 6-11 sophomore. Gadson said "just liek with anything else some may choose to get involved early in the recruiting process or others may wait, but if someone doesn't want him, someone else will."

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