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The 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy came to a close on Saturday in hot Las Vegas, albeit with what was left of the players still participating in it. With perhaps an unprecedented level of participants closing out camp on the bench due to fatigue and injuries, several true competitors shone through the malaise. The overall ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 13, 2014, 3:17 am
Nothing less than serious star power can be found among the elite wing forwards in the 2016 class, as both Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum are considered legitimate contenders for the No. 1 ranking overall nationally. Both standouts from the Midwest get the job done in different ways, as Jackson is a bouncy talent that ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 9, 2014, 4:05 am
Nike is hosting their annual Point Guard and Big Man Skills Academy from June 23-25, and has released the following rosters for the events. The Point Guard event features Kyrie Irving, Michael Carter-Williams and Trey Burke, and the big man event has Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins on hand. The skills academy events are notable ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 24, 2014, 12:50 pm
Paperback Version (At Amazon.com) Paperback Version (At CreateSpace.com) Kindle Version (At Amazon.com) It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
Eight is a magic number In a strange bit of numerology, three of the top-75 juniors in the nation, C Stephen Zimmerman of Bishop Gorman (NV), PG Jalen Brunson of Stevenson (IL) and Cameron Walker of Righetti (CA) all narrowed their list of potential college suitors to eight during the last week. In the case of Zimmerman, a top-5 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 5, 2014, 3:16 am
Baylor landed one of the elite guards in the junior class nationally on Tuesday, as 6′-2″ King McClure of Triple A Academy (TX) declared for the Bears over Kansas, SMU, Baylor and Arkansas. McClure has been a standout in the Dallas-area for his three years of high school, playing for his father Leroy. He averaged 21 points,5 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 29, 2014, 1:51 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Damiyne Durham6'-5"SGOakwood (TX)HSSigned
T.J. Maston6'-7"PFDeSoto (TX)HSSigned
Lester Medford6'-1"PGIndian Hills (IA)JCSigned
Kobe Eubanks6'-5"SGOur Savior New American (NY)HSSigned
Deng Deng6'-8"PFLee College (TX)JCSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
King McClure6'-3"SGTriple A Academy (TX)HSVerbal

Class of 2016

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Mark Vital6'-5"SFWashington-Marion (LA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Ishmail Wainwright6'-5"SFMontrose Christian (MD)HSSigned
Johnathan Motley6'-9"PFNorth Shore (TX)HSSigned
Kenny Chery5'-11"PGState Fair (MO)JCSigned
Allerik Freeman6'-3"SGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Isaiah Austin7'-0"CGrace Prep (TX)HSSigned
Ricardo Gathers6'-7"PFRiverside Academy (LA)HSSigned
LJ Rose6'-2"PGWestbury Christian (TX)HSSigned
Chad Rykhoek6'-11"CFort Worth Christian (TX)HSSigned

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