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Caleb Wilson 6’8 185 2025 – Georgia Stars 2025

Wilson has lots of intrigue together with his measurement and expertise. Though his outcomes may very well be extra constant (41.9% FG%, 28.6% 3PT), he has a pleasant shot with a excessive set level to shoot over the protection. He can even see the ground and move the ball, persistently hitting cutters out of the excessive publish. He didn’t get by anybody together with his dribble, which is an space he can enhance, however he had no drawback placing factors on the board with 19 per recreation and steadily acquired to the free throw line, capturing 6.3 free throws per recreation. He has to get stronger in each the bottom and higher physique, however Wilson is already productive and simply scratching the floor.

Curtis Givens 6’3 170 PG – MOKAN Elite 2024

Givens was enormous in opposition to Indy Warmth, scoring 28 factors on an environment friendly 66.7% FG% and 57.1% 3PT%. He’s an efficient ball-handler, utilizing his crossover and ending with each his left and proper. He handed effectively too, usually beating his defender and forcing the assistance to come back to seek out the cutter or open shooter. He had some aggressive takes to the basket to attract fouls at a superb fee, capturing 12 free throws within the recreation in opposition to Indy Warmth alone. Givens is off to a superb begin, at the moment averaging 18.8 factors per recreation on 46.3 FG% and 40.7% from 3PT. He additionally recorded 19 assists to solely 2 turnovers over his first 4 video games.

Tre Johnson 6’6 180 SG – Houston Hoops 2024

It will be good to see Johnson (pictured) change into extra concerned with the offense when the ball isn’t in his fingers as he doesn’t get a lot motion when off the ball. He’s good in iso conditions however he ought to look to combine it up a bit to get not solely simpler appears for himself, however get his teammates higher appears as effectively. He shoots effectively off the catch, 41.7% 3PT% general, however doesn’t get lots of alternatives as most of his pictures come off a number of dribbles. He acquired to the rim off the dribble however can shield the ball higher and enhance as a finisher, generally forcing a right-handed end when compelled going to his left. He nonetheless has a methods to go however has gotten stronger and extra athletic since I noticed him again in August. He has good potential as a defender and flashed his capacity on the ball-handler at occasions. Johnson averaged 16 factors on 36.7% FG% and regardless of my criticism on the movement of the offense round/by means of him, he averaged 4.8 assists to 1.8 turnovers per recreation.

Carter Bryant 6’8 225 SF – Paul George Elite 2024 (Arizona)

Bryant could be very agile and has a superb physique, together with a large physique body. He has some areas he can change into extra polished, together with his approach as a finisher and passing the ball, however actually can’t argue together with his numbers, averaging 12.8 factors per recreation on 60.6% capturing. He has a really good shot with a superb launch level, making a number of pull-ups off the dribble. He was an absolute menace from the perimeter, capturing 7-10 on 3PTers in his 4 video games, together with 4-4 within the recreation in opposition to the Oakland Troopers alone.

Jamari Phillips 6’4 190 SG – Paul George Elite 2024 (Arizona)

Phillips didn’t shoot in addition to earlier occasions I’ve seen him, solely making 1 3PTer within the recreation I noticed in opposition to the Oakland Troopers and 4-14 from 3PT over the 4 video games of the session. Nevertheless, he took it to the rim and drew lots of fouls, scoring 11 of his 24 factors from the road and capturing 6.5 free throws per recreation. An space Phillips might look to enhance upon is caring for the ball, generally making passes or simply shedding the ball, dribbling in opposition to defensive strain. At 6’3, enhancing as a lead guard shall be essential shifting ahead.

Mikey Lewis 6’4 170 SG – Oakland Troopers 2024

Lewis ignited the Troopers in opposition to Paul George Elite, attending to his spots and successfully making the appropriate play. He’s a troublesome participant with lots of confidence and tenacity. He’s superb off the dribble and doesn’t want triple menace to get his shot off. He handles contact effectively and drew fouls at a excessive fee, capturing 8.5 free throws per recreation at 79.4% FT%. Primed for an enormous summer time, Lewis is main the EYBL in scoring to date with 25.3 factors per recreation on an environment friendly 49.2% FG% and 53.8% 3PT%.

Elliot Cadeau 6’1 170 PG – New Heights Lightning 2024 (North Carolina)

Cadeau is so efficient together with his dribble and is aware of easy methods to pull a assist defender, persistently hitting the open man. He’s extremely alert and makes spectacular lead passes. He’s good in transition as a pacesetter and finisher. He doesn’t actually look to attain however is averaging a strong 10.3 factors per recreation, however his passing and operating the present is the place Cadeau separates himself, at the moment main the EYBL by a strong margin with 10.8 assists to 2 turnovers per recreation. He was lively defensively with a bunch of deflections and is aware of when to assist for a double-team, sitting 4th with steals to date with 2.3 per recreation. Regardless of not looking his personal shot, he takes benefit of the alternatives, with the flexibility to cease on a dime with a robust and balanced base, capturing 50% (4-8) 3PT% and 100% (11-11) FT%.

Dylan Harper 6’4 180 PG/SG – NY Rens 2024

Harper was efficient slashing and passing. He’s good with having a counter when his preliminary path will get lower off, whether or not it’s altering course himself or discovering the open teammate, he doesn’t let the preliminary defender cease the ball. He has good measurement for a guard and a robust construct, initiating and dealing with contact effectively. The lefty scored from all around the ground, displaying good contact from inside and outside, averaging 16 factors per recreation on 53.3% FG% and 43.8% 3PT%. He wasn’t constant as a foul shooter at 47.4% (9-19) FT% however drew fouls at a superb fee. Though his athleticism isn’t high tier, it’s strong and mixed together with his ability set/pure contact, he scores effectively within the paint.

Ikeena Alozie 6’4 185 SG – NY Rens 2026

Alozie intrigues together with his athleticism and capturing capacity. He makes use of his quickness to get downhill and into the paint off the dribble. Defenders had a tough time staying in entrance of him even after they have been anticipating his drive. He performs onerous and might assault the rim at a high-level, particularly contemplating his age. As anticipated for a freshman, Alozie confirmed inconsistency in his first EYBL, scoring 18 factors (6-16 FG) in his first 3 video games mixed, then closed out with 25 factors on 11-13 FG and 2-3 3PT in his last recreation of the weekend in opposition to NW Rotary Rebels.

Anicet Dybansta 6’8 185 SG/SF – Expressions Elite 2026

Dybansta is a sophisticated offensive participant, particularly for his age. He had no drawback shaking his defender and creating area within the half-court. He’s good off the dribble and hit quite a few pull-ups with little area given. He’s sixth on the EYBL scoring checklist with 19.8 factors per recreation on an environment friendly 51.8% FG%. He confirmed out athletically as effectively when ending above the rim and reads conditions effectively when to assault vs when to pull-up and shoot. He’s drawing fouls at a superb fee and has transformed effectively, making 15 of his 17 free throws in his first 4 video games. He confirmed dedication as a defender and sticks to the ball-handler effectively. He’s a pure passer too, persistently hitting cutters mid-attack, averaging 3.3 assists to 1 turnover per recreation. The three-ball will be extra constant, at the moment at 28.6% 3PT% however the basis is there. Dybansta was the highest long-term prospect and present participant on 17U (Cameron Boozer and Cooper Flagg play 16U) I noticed in Atlanta.

Trey McKenney 6’4 205 SG – Meanstreets 2025

McKenney hit lots of robust pictures in opposition to the Florida Rebels as he doesn’t want a lot area to get his shot off. He acquired sizzling from 3 in catch and shoot alternatives and acquired into the mid-range fairly effectively. There have been occasions he picked up his dribble early however nonetheless made the shot even after the defender closed in on his area. He didn’t get to the rim a lot or present a lot else exterior of scoring within the recreation that I noticed in opposition to the Florida Rebels with 1 help and 1 rebound, however his 20 factors (6-8 FG, 3-5 3PT, 5-6 FT) was loads for the win. His sturdy construct and strong protection are a plus for McKenney as effectively.

Cameron Boozer 6’10 215 PF – Nightrydas 16U 2025

As anticipated, Boozer is off to a terrific begin. He makes use of his large body and physique effectively on the low block, sealing his man to complete with an correct leap hook or fadeaway. He doesn’t get too set off pleased as a leap shooter however has the shape and vary, and he’s very harmful dealing with the basket as he will get to the rim effectively. Watching him take a smaller guard off a crossover to enter a midrange pull-up was spectacular. He retains his head on a swivel and strikes the ball effectively, recording 7 assists to 1 turnover within the recreation I noticed. He makes use of his vertical effectively on each ends, rising as much as dunk with out having to collect and fast leap to dam pictures, generally forcing the protection to shoot over his stretched attain was sufficient, in the end recording 4 blocks in opposition to Crew Thad. Extremely environment friendly, the opposite stats Boozer posted embrace 32 factors (September 11 FG, 14-17 FT) and 20 rebounds.

Jamier Jones 6’5 180 SF – Florida Rebels 16U 2025

It wasn’t too shut of a recreation in opposition to Alabama Fusion, however Jones confirmed some spectacular athleticism. He was on the ending finish of alley oops, a number of transitions jams, and finds alternatives within the half-court in opposition to a set protection to complete above the rim. Alongside together with his high-level explosive capacity, he has good power in each higher and decrease physique. Enhancing his perimeter recreation in addition to capturing shall be essential shifting ahead, lacking all 6 3PT makes an attempt over his first 5 video games. Jones scored 19 factors (8-10 FG) together with 4 rebounds and 4 assists within the win in opposition to Alabama Fusion.

Joshua Lewis 6’7 150 SG – Florida Rebels 16U 2025

Lewis scored 25 factors in opposition to Alabama Fusion. He did it in an environment friendly effort and offered some selection alongside the way in which. He acquired sizzling from exterior, making 3 of his 5 3PTers, and shot 7-9 from the ground. He drew lots of fouls and made all 8 of his free throws. He confirmed an efficient and constant pull-up jumper in addition to strong athleticism above the rim and craft when he didn’t dunk. Lewis has room to get stronger however has the instruments and expertise you need in a wing prospect.

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