Justin Bibbins is a speedy floor general who is having an excellent spring/summer with the Compton Magic. Bibbins is a gifted offensive player who is absolutely lethal in the open court. It will be interesting to see what schools become involved with this talented prospect after the July evaluation periods.
It’s just repetition, always playing hard. I also owe it to practice. All of my coaches push me and push me harder than what it is like in the game, so I am ready.
It was a great event. Playing against some of the best players from here in California and the rest of the country, it made me work harder. A lot of times, I was matched up with someone who is bigger or has a bigger name than me. That made me go at them harder, and I was able to show what I can do.
Columbia, Brown, Portland State and Princeton.
Greg King is a coach’s dream. At 6’6″ this wiry combo forward plays with great energy. Relentless is the best way to describe him. King is that rare high school prospect who not only understands his role, he also embraces it. It is no surprise that college coaches from around the country covet this talented and selfless prospect.
Our team is doing real good. We have a team full of athletes, and I’m playing my role – everything is going good. I also feel that more coaches are talking to me.
My role is basically to defend, rebound, block shots and bring energy.
At Martin Luther King I have a bigger role. They count on me to score a lot more at MLK. Here with the Celtics, everybody is good so you have to take a backseat at times, and I am cool with that.
They like my versatility, and they see my game progressing.
Watch Tookie Brown play and it doesn’t take long to realize that you are watching one of the country’s elite prospects. This 5’10″ point guard has been on college coaches’ radars since his freshman year when he led Morgan County High School in scoring at 18.1 PPG. Brown is fearless on the court, and he embraces the big moment. As a rising Junior, it is safe to say we will be hearing about this talented prospect plenty over the next two years.
I’m playing with Southern Stampede 15U, and it has gone pretty good. We are playing as a team, and we are trying to win every game. I am playing very well – I’m being more vocal and listening to my coaches. I’ve also been working to get my shot more consistent.
It is not different at all. I have to stay vocal and be a leader in everything we do.
Shembari Phillips is an intriguing prospect. At 6’4″, this highly athletic combo guard can hurt his opponents in a number of ways. Offensively, Phillips can do a little bit of everything: he can shoot out to the three point line, he can score and distribute in transition (which he oftentimes ignites with his defense), and he competes on every possession. Phillips already holds offers from Tulane and Ole Miss. Once you watch his film, it’s easy to see why.
The Georgia Tornadoes. We are doing really good. We have played in a few big tournaments: The Wallace Prather and The Blue Chip Memorial in Kentucky, and we have also traveled to Mississippi and Alabama.
Right now, I play the one, and I also play on the wing some, but I mostly play the one. I am playing really well. I am scoring and geting stops on defense.
I have offers from Ole Miss and Tulane with interest from Auburn, Georgia, UCLA, Tennessee, Texas A&M and George Mason.
I like the way Coach Kennedy coaches. He really pushes his guys to be great. The offense that they run fits my game too.
Lonzo Ball is a special player. Blessed with terrific height for the point guard position, this rising sophomore is an absolute killer on the offensive end. At 6’4″, Ball can hit shots out to 27 feet, and he is also a lethal passer. We had the chance to catch up with Ball after he recently returned from USA Basketball’s U-16 National Team try-out.
It was real competitive out there. It was a good experience to go out there and compete with a talented group of guys.
I learned more about ball screens and defensive positioning. I feel more comfortable in those areas because of my time out there. Coach also said to cherish every moment that you have, and be the best person you can be.
Being around a bunch of dudes who love basketball as much as I do.
Joey Frenchwood is one of the most electric players in northern California. This talented floor general thrives under pressure, and he is not afraid of the big moment. Frenchwood has missed the first part of the AAU season due to injury, and he is anxious to get back on the floor and compete with the Oakland Rebels.
I’am good to go now!
A lot of rehab in the pool, a lot of basketball drills and strength exercises. I have been dribbling and doing some light shooting, so my shot and everything is still good. My explosion and my jumping will be better because of this experience though.
An overworked tendon took away from my ability to explode. I was at about 70% during this past season. I wasn’t full strength at any point during this past season.
Joey Goodreault is one of the most versatile prospects the class of 2014 has to offer in northern California. Watch Goodreault play, and you realize there isn’t much this young man can’t do on the court. He locks up defensively, has a diverse arsenal of offensive skills, and he competes on every possession. Goodreault is on Ivy League schools’ radars in addition to a number of California schools. He will look to show them what type of player he is during the month of July.
I’ve shot the ball well and handled the ball well, but I feel that my defensive presence can improve. I could be mentally tougher in certain situations, but overall I feel that I have had two solid tournaments.
Our team has played well, but I still feel that we could have worked harder. We didn’t step on the throats of the teams we should have beaten, but we have only lost one game in our last two tournaments, so that’s a plus.
At Miramonte, I take on a lot of responsibility. My role is to be a facilitator and scorer. There is so much talent on the Rebels that I get to play my game. Teams can not just focus on me because of how talented we are.