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Tyran Hairston | 6’3” G | 2022 | Born Ready 17U

Tyran Hairston | 6’3” G | 2022 | Born Ready 17U I caught a glimpse of Hairston once this weekend and he didn’t disappoint. The first thing that stood out to me was his size for the position and his ability to make plays. Despite being pressured the full length of the floor all game…

Cameron Pope | 6’1” PG | 2023 | Wood Elite 16U

Cameron Pope | 6’1” PG | 2023 | Wood Elite 16U Pope put on a scoring clinic in his semi-final matchup with Columbus Wolves. He scored from the outside, mid-range and around the rim en route to a 30 point outing. His pace was great and he kept defenders off balance with his stop and…

Cash Hare | 6’4” W | 2024 | Atlanta All-Star 15U

Cash Hare | 6’4” W | 2024 | Atlanta All-Star 15U Hare is a dream for a coach. You could argue that he has the highest motor of any guard/wing that was in attendance this weekend. On every single possession, he went 100% whether it was cutting to the basket, setting a screen, boxing out…

Grant Moore | 6’6” F | 2022 | Atlanta Wolfpack 17U

Grant Moore | 6’6” F | 2022 | Atlanta Wolfpack 17U There were several times over the weekend where you could visibly see defenders not even bothering to jump with Moore. Once he gathers and rises up, it’s either going to be a poster dunk or he’s going to be fouled. Grant Moore is a…

Elijah Curry | 6’2” G | 2022 | Athens Cavs 17U

Elijah Curry | 6’2” G | 2022 | Athens Cavs 17U Curry is a familiar face and a familiar name to those following the leading scorer board. Night in and night out, he fills up the stat sheet while knocking down 3’s, finishing layups through contact and getting to the free-throw line. He has a…

Devon Rainey | 6’4” G | 2023 | Born Ready 17U

Devon Rainey | 6’4” G | 2023 | Born Ready 17U  This young guard out of Jonesboro is wired to score the ball. Despite playing up an age group, Rainey scored the ball at a high level in a variety of ways. He’s a southpaw that is consistent from 3-point range, mid-range and he finishes…

Malik Leitch | 5’10” PG | 2022 | Norcross Heat 17U

Malik Leitch | 5’10” PG | 2022 | Norcross Heat 17U Leitch is a left-handed marksman that will pull up for a 3-pointer in a heartbeat. Once he gets going he’s exciting to watch. In his first matchup of the weekend, he buried 6 triples a few steps behind the line. He’s more than just…

Daveion Teague-Parham | 6’0” G | 2021 | Charge Academy 17U

Daveion Teague-Parham | 6’0” G | 2021 | Charge Academy 17U Teague-Parham is a player that will be a strong contributor sooner than later at the college level. He’s currently an unsigned senior that has a great change of pace with the ball, good shooting mechanics and a high overall basketball IQ. All weekend long,…

Peyton Law | 6’7” W | 2022 | Atlanta Wolfpack 17U

Peyton Law | 6’7” W | 2022 | Atlanta Wolfpack 17U Law is a great inside-outside player. At around 6’6”-6’7”, he exploits mismatches inside with his quick post footwork and passing ability. From the perimeter, he’s got enough handle to create his own shot and shoots over the top of the majority of the guards…

Chance Boothe | 6’2” G | 2022 | Drill Academy 17U

Chance Boothe | 6’2” G | 2022 | Drill Academy 17U Boothe is a smooth lefty that has a relentless approach to the game. He’s always on the attack looking to exploit the weaknesses in defenses. His ability to shoot opens up the floor for his slashing. Chance as a primary ball-handler also does a…

Mahki Myles | 6’6” W | 2023 | Da House (MS)

Mahki Myles | 6’6” W | 2023 | Da House (MS) Event: Battle in the Valley Starkville is no stranger to having athletics do it all wings. Makhi Myles is another player to come through Starkville, MS that fits that mold, but he’s so much more than just a great athlete. He’s a better than…

London Fields | 6’3” G | 2023 | Da House (MS)

London Fields | 6’3” G | 2023 | Da House (MS) Event: Battle in the Valley London Fields was a breakout player over the course of the weekend. In his semi-final matchup against the Iron City Huskies, he literally could not and did not miss a single shot from the field. He has a picture…

Boo Carter | 6’0” PG | 2024 | We Get Buckets (TN)

Boo Carter | 6’0” PG | 2024 | We Get Buckets (TN) Event: Battle in the Valley Boo Carter is a strong bodied point guard that has excellent speed and quickness with the ball in his hands. The southpaw was dominant as a scorer, facilitator and as a primary on ball defender. His energy and…

Cole McCormick | 6’4” F | 2024 | We Get Buckets (TN)

Cole McCormick | 6’4” F | 2024 | We Get Buckets (TN) Event: Battle in the Valley WGB is known for having sizable athletes. McCormick is yet another one of those players. At 6’4”, Cole has the size and skill to play inside and out. His court vision allows him to create easy scoring opportunities…

Latavious Conyers | 6’3” W | 2022 | Hoop Phi (TN)

Latavious Conyers | 6’3” W | 2022 | Hoop Phi (TN) Event: Battle in the Valley It’s hard to argue that there may have been a stronger player than Conyers. Whether it was from the wing or on the block, Conyers manhandled the majority of the defenders in his way. In the championship game, he…

Kaleb Gallman | 6’3” G | 2025 | Tennessee Future (TN)

Kaleb Gallman | 6’3” G | 2025 | Tennessee Future (TN) Event: Battle in the Valley Kaleb Gallman played his middle school basketball at Heritage Middle located in Ringold, GA. This young phenom is a wiry athlete that makes the most out of every movement. With the ball in his hands, he has a nice…

Kylan Howze | 6’8” F | 2023 | K.O.T.C. (MS)

Kylan Howze | 6’8” F | 2023 | K.O.T.C. (MS) Event: Battle in the Valley One of the first things that pops out about Kylan Howze is how long his arms are. He put a ton of fear into a number of offensive players. In multiple games, he garnered double digit rebounds and blocked a…

Jacques Rogers | 6’1” PG | 2022 | K.O.T.C (MS)

Jacques Rogers | 6’1” PG | 2022 | K.O.T.C (MS) Event: Battle in the Valley This young man out of Gautier, Mississippi is wired to score the ball. Whether it’s inside or outside, he can and will put points up on the board. He’s a southpaw with a high elevation point on his jumper and…

Kendrick Lloyd | 6’0” G | 2024 | Chattanooga Elite (TN)

Kendrick Lloyd | 6’0” G | 2024 | Chattanooga Elite (TN) Event: Battle in the Valley This young guard out of Chattanooga can fill it up. He has a great ability to shoot the ball from a variety of spots on the floor. His quick release allows him to get shots off before defenders have…

Basil “BJ” Beale | 6’1” PG | Drill Academy | 2022

Basil “BJ” Beale | 6’1” PG | Drill Academy | 2022 Event: Who Got Next Tip-Off Shot making is the calling card for BJ Beale. He can get busy off the dribble and create his own shot with ease. Must take note that he’s got the uncanny ability to finish around the rim over elite…

Jackson Morris | 5’10” PG | Team COC | 2023

Jackson Morris | 5’10” PG | Team COC | 2023 Event: Who Got Next Tip-Off This young point guard out of Commerce, GA brought the flair and excitement to the gym. He put fear in the mind of a good number of defenders. His creativity with the ball made it difficult for defenses to key…

Nate Brafford | 6’8” F | Team Swish | 2022

Nate Brafford | 6’8” F | Team Swish | 2022 Event: Who Got Next Tip-Off From the very beginning of his first game, Brafford made it clear that he’s got a chance to blow up this summer. Standing around 6’8” with an outstanding wingspan, Brafford showed flashes of guard and wing skills while burying jumpers…

Alahn Sumler | 6’4” G | Drill Academy | 2022

Alahn Sumler | 6’4” G | Drill Academy | 2022 Event: Who Got Next Tip-Off This kid has a chance to break out in a big way this summer. He has great size around 6’3” and can play some point guard for spurts. His shooting touch is a thing of beauty and his range extends…

Elijah Curry | 6’2” G | Athens Cavs | 2022

Elijah Curry | 6’2” G | Athens Cavs | 2022 Event: Who Got Next Tip-Off Right out of the gate, it was obvious that Elijah Curry is worthy of looks from the scholarship level programs. Despite teams keying in on him, he was able to shake loose and knock down a ton of shots all…

Jordan Edmond | 6’4” G | Georgia Shock | 2022

Jordan Edmond | 6’4” G | Georgia Shock | 2022 Event: Who Got Next Tip Off It’s arguable that Edmond may have been one of the better scorers in his division. His ability to put the ball on the floor and get to the rim was impressive. Impressed by his ability to stop and pop…

Centennial High School gets the playoff win 72-59 against a very talented South Cobb

Centennial High School (Roswell, GA) pull out a hard fought home playoff win 72-59 versus a very talented South Cobb squad. The Knights were led by c/o 2023 Mansir Williamson and c/o 2021 KJ Spooney who shared a team high of 17 points. They were the main catalysts while seniors Kyle Duncan and Logan Turner…

Newton HS defeats Parkview HS in a thrilling 81-79 win

Newton HS defeats Parkview HS in a thrilling 81-79 win, led by C/o 2022 G T.J Clark, C/o 2023 G Marquavious Brown, and C/o 2023 G Marcus Whitlock. Brown and Clark got things going early for the Rams with the standout junior posting 12 in the first half and another 11 in the 3rd finishing…

Shiloh defeats Lanier 64-57 in a huge overtime win

Shiloh defeats Lanier 64-57 in a huge overtime win, led by C/o 2021 standout Devon Barnes who led all scorers with a game high 16 points. Barnes was in attack mode from start to finish and made his impact on the defensive end disrupting opposing guards on the perimeter from making plays. C/o 2023 standout…

Daquavious Harrison and Mason Lockhart led Columbia HS to victory

C/o 2022 standouts G Daquavious Harrison  and F Mason Lockhart led Columbia HS to a 79-49 win against Towers HS. Harrison got things going early scoring 15 in the first half and finished with a game high 20 points, 6 assist and 3 steals. Lockhart was a dominant force in the paint on both ends…

North Atlanta HS defeats Tucker HS 55-44

North Atlanta HS defeats Tucker HS 55-44 in a tough fought win led by C/o 2021 standout F Montavious Myrick.  6’8 Myrick was dominant in the paint on both ends against the Tigers and ignited the Warriors early posting 15 points 11 rebounds and 4 blocks. Notable Performances C/o 2021 6’6 F Kaleb Johnson  also…

Stephenson takes home the win against Cedar Grove

Stephenson HS takes home the win 72-41 against Cedar Grove HS led by standouts C/o 2021 G Edwin Walker  and C/o 2022 F Jaylen Peterson. Walker led the scoring attack for the Jaguars posting a game high 30 points 7 assist and 3 steals, using his quick first step to attack and create and knocking…

Wheeler HS moves to 14-3 on to season

Wheeler HS moves to 14-3 on the season after a 84-46 win against Kennesaw Mtn. Led by C/o 2021 Dayton’s signee 4 ⭐️ Kaleb Washington and FGCU commit 3⭐️ Ja’Hiem Hudson.  Washington led the Wildcats offense scoring 13 in the first half and finished with a team high 24 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists….

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