Scenes from Tech's practice and visit to Shanghai Disney on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Yellow Jackets drove to the Dragon Sports Centre to conduct their first full practice in China, Sunday afternoon.
On their first full day in China, the Yellow Jackets went for a morning walk by West Lake in Hangzhou.
Monday saw the Yellow Jackets visit the campus of Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company in China.
Georgia Tech basketball newcomers at summer practice, July 11, 2017
Three-star prospect described as a tough, gritty, pass-first point guard ... Ranked the No. 9 player in the state of New York and No. 33 in the nation at his position by ESPN ... Follows a pair of legendary New York point guards into the Tech program -- Kenny Anderson (1989-91) and Stephon Marbury (1995-96).
Named New York City Catholic League player of the year as a junior in 2015-16, led Christ the King, the No. 19 team in the nation entering the 2016-17 season, to the New York City title twice ... Averaged 17 points and 6.5 assists per game as a junior ... Posted the first quadruple-double in school history (18 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals) ... Led his AAU team, the New York Rens, to the Peach Jam quarterfinals in the summer of 2016, averaging 11 points and five assists.
Full name is Jose Alvarado ... Born April 12, 1998 in Brooklyn ... Son of Jose and Odilian Alvarado ... Has a younger brother, Jeremy ... Began playing basketball at age 9 ... Enjoys listening to music ... Enrolled in the Literature, Media and Communications program at Tech.