Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

All-Stars Expected to Run and Score.(Journal North)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

Las Vegas Hosts 3A North-South

LAS VEGAS, N.M. -- An hour into a recent practice at Robertson's Michael Marr Gymnasium, Julian Garcia was asked about his defensive philosophy regarding today's third annual Class 3A North-South boys basketball all-star game.

The head coach at Bloomfield, Garcia will lead the North in a game that traditionally features about as much defense as an NBA all-star game. In other words, little to none.

"These things are about the kids, and that usually means a lot of running and scoring," he said. "Defense is for the regular season. We worked on it a little in practice, but most of what we did was our transition. …

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