Detroit King's Chansey Willis Jr. honors late sister in winning Mr. Basketball

David Goricki
The Detroit News

Detroit — Chansey Willis Jr. of Detroit King was named Mr. Basketball on Monday afternoon, then gave an emotional speech to thank all who have helped him reach the accomplishment with a tearful moment recalling his late sister, Casey, who he has dedicated his every waking moment.

Willis lifted the large Mr. Basketball Award with a cardboard cutout of his sister to his side. He also wore a button in her memory as well, as did his father, Chansey Willis Sr., his mother Carol Bush and several siblings.