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With the first July live period in the books, it’s time to take a look back at the first adidas Unrivaled camp that took place in Chicago, IL. Adidas invited approximately 120 players, many of whom play on the adidas AAU circuit to compete in a camp style atmosphere similar to Nike’s LeBron James Skills ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: July 16, 2014, 3:58 am
Along with the NBPA Top 100 camp, the LeBron James Skills Academy is among two camps nationally each year which feature the largest amount of highly-touted prospects in attendance. After three days of evaluating the 90 high school players playing in at least portions of the camp, Hoopniks.com has come up with these very unofficial “awards,” which ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 14, 2014, 12:44 pm
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
adidas kicked off the first live period with the unveiling of their adidas Unrivaled camp, which features over 100 prospects from around the country, in Chicago, IL yesterday. The four day event consists of morning drills and then games in the afternoon and evening sessions. The prospects in attendance include some big names in the ...
Author: Sean Moran
Posted: July 11, 2014, 2:38 pm
In considering who to include in our ten point guards to know from the 2016 class, it was difficult to distinguish several players between the point guard and shooting guard positions. That conundrum also exists in this list, as several elite wing forwards (Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum, specifically) have a legitimate argument to either be ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 8, 2014, 4:39 am
July’s live recruiting period is on deck, and college basketball coaches will be out in full force to get face-time with their targets in the 2015 recruiting cycle, and identify additional prospects. With that in mind, many programs are already ahead of the game with quality verbal commitments in place. With four top-75 prospects verbally ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 30, 2014, 4:19 am

Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Karl Towns7'-0"CSt. Joseph's (NJ)HSSigned
Tyler Ulis5'-9"PGMarian Catholic (IL)HSSigned
Trey Lyles6'-9"PFArsenal Tech (IN)HSSigned
Devin Booker6'-4"SGMoss Point (MS)HSSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Charles Matthews6'-5"SGSt. Rita (IL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Derek Willis6'-8"PFBullitt East (KY)HSSigned
Andrew Harrison6'-5"PGTravis (TX)HSSigned
Aaron Harrison6'-5"SGTravis (TX)HSSigned
Marcus Lee6'-10"CDeer Valley (CA)HSSigned
James Young6'-7"SFRochester (MI)HSSigned
Dakari Johnson7'-0"CMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned
Julius Randle6'-9"PFPrestonwood Christian (TX)HSSigned
Dominique Hawkins6'-1"PGMadison Central (KY)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Archie Goodwin6'-4"SGSylvan Hills (AR)HSSigned
Willie Cauley6'-11"COlathe Northwest (KS)HSSigned
Alex Poythress6'-8"PFNortheast (TN)HSSigned
Nerlens Noel6'-11"CTilton School (NH)HSSigned

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