adidas racer Kobe King’s stock continues to rise
La Crosse, WI (WXOW) Kobe King stock continues to rise. The La Crosse Central junior has now received nine scholarship offers to play college basketball, most recently from the Wisconsin Badgers.King says Wisconsin was one of the first schools to begin recruiting him, but isn necessarily the front runner.”I going down there in late August I think that what (assistant coach Greg Gard) wanted,” King said. “So we see what happens.”When asked if Bo Ryan decision to retire will have any implication on his decision, King shook his head no.”Not too much, especially if Gard gets the job. I really like Gard. I really like Bo too. I know he still be around.”The offers are expected to continue to roll in this season. You can expect King to remain humble.”Some kids, they let it go to their head,” junior teammate Bailey Kale said. “He still the same kid he was four or five years ago. I think that we were a little bit more excited when he got the offer from Wisconsin than he was. I mean that a big honor.”King was relieved to get the text from Gard, but said he wasn surprised after seeing members of the Badgers coaching staff while playing in the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships in Las Vegas last week.With two years of high school remaining, King said he sees himself making a decision at the end of next summer. He wants to play one more AAU season.KALE STOCK RISING TOOAs King draws interest from around the country, so does Kale. To date, Northern Iowa, St. Louis, Illinois Chicago and Virginia have reached out to Kale.