Mohammad Abdulsalam is a 6’9 prospect from the Class of 2018 who made this incredible play at the 2014 CP3 Rising Stars Camp. Mohammad Abdulsalam is a Georgia native who is known for his powerful inside play and shot blocking, but on this play the big man looked like a guard. This mobility is only part of what makes the big man a special prospect. His soft hands and nice touch around the rim make him a young player to keep your eyes on throughout his high school career.
Naz Reid is a 6’8 freshman from New Jersey who is widely considered one of the top players in the Class of 2018 Basketball Rankings. Naz Reid showed his athleticism at the 2014 CP3 Rising Stars Camp and in the 2014 Dunk Dog All American Game. While many are impressed with Reid’s versatility, at this point he is at his best filling the lane and finishing above the rim. When he plays to his strengths Naz Reid is as good as any player in the country in the Class of 2018.
Jordan Mitchell is one of the best players in the Class of 2019 Basketball Rankings. Jordan Mitchell usually runs with All Ohio Red, but at the 2014 MIT he was putting in work with King James. In this game against DC Assault he was nearly unstoppable, getting it done on both ends of the court. In the end he came up just short as King James was defeated on a buzzer beater.
Johnathan McGriff vs Cole Anthony was a great match up that occurred at the 2014 MIT basketball tournament. Cole Anthony is the son of Greg Anthony and is a very underrated prospect who can score and dish the ball. Johnathan McGriff is one of the best ball handlers in the country and is virtually unstoppable off the bounce. Cole Anthony led his Rens team to victory, but both players had incredible performances. Stay tuned for more coverage of McGriff and Anthony on www.MiddleSchoolHoops.com
Balsa Koprivica vs Nobal Days lived up to the hype as both players competed an a very high level and guarded each other throughout the entire game. Balsa Koprivica is a 6’10 Serbian prospect who lives in Florida and is widely considered the top big man in the Class of 2019 Basketball Rankings. Nobal Days is from Wisconsin and stands 6’8. While Balsa outscored Nobal and blocked more shots, Nobal pulled down more rebounds and got more steals. It’s always great to see young players accept the challenge of guarding the other team’s best player and, at Buckeye Prep, Balsa and Nobal both rose to the occasion. For more on these two players stay tuned to MiddleSchoolHoops.com
Evan Johnson is a Class of 2019 prospect who drove baseline and made this incredible shot during the 2014 Buckeye Prep Showcase in Columbus, Ohio. Evan Johnson plays in the NYBL for the Carolina Chaos. Evan’s play at the event was so impressive that Clark Francis left raving about him, and mentioned him in his write up for the camp. For more from Evan Johnson and Buckeye Prep Showcase stay tuned to MiddleSchoolHoops.com
After a great showing at an absolutely stacked Buckeye Prep event Sonny Johnson Jr is getting major national buzz and is even being discussed as the top player in the Class of 2022 Basketball Rankings. Sonny is a 5’0 wing/guard combo prospect from Garfield Heights, Ohio. Johnson performed very well against some of the top players in the 5th grade. Sonny Johnson Jr dropped 17 points, handed out 6 assists, and grabbed 4 rebounds in a loaded all star game which featured the best players in attendance at the Buckeye Prep Showcase.
On the offensive end Sonny is versatile enough to score the ball and dish the ball off to open teammates. Defensively Johnson’s size and athleticism allow him to shut down opponents. His father is 6’4 and a former Ohio Mr Basketball award winner, so basketball is definitely in his bloodline. While it is still very early, Sonny Johnson Jr is emerging as one of the top talents in the Class of 2022. For more visit www.MiddleSchoolHoops.com
Marquise Walker dished off this spectacular dime to Balsa Koprivica who finished it with a big one hand dunk during the Top 30 All Star Game at the 2014 Buckeye Prep Showcase in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. Both Marquise Walker and Balsa Koprivica are highly ranked players in the Class of 2019 Basketball Rankings. The two young talents both had great camps and will be featured much more on MiddleSchoolHoops.com
Zion Harmon put this NASTY ball fake on his defender at the 2014 Buckeye Prep Showcase in Columbus, Ohio. The Class of 2021 point guard is one of the top floor generals in his class and had a terrific all around showing at Buckeye Prep. Stay tuned to MiddleSchoolHoops.com for more from Zion Harmon and the Buckeye Prep Showcase Camp.
Zion Harmon and Meechie Johnson are two of the top point guards in the Class of 2021 Basketball Rankings. The two highly ranked floor generals met in the all star game in Columbus, Ohio at the Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase. Meechie Johnson was eager to accept the challenge of guarding Zion Harmon and immediately showed that he was ready for battle with a big crossover early in the game. Both of the young lead guards were impressive as they created for themselves off the dribble and distributed the ball to open teammates with flashy no look passes that were eye catching and effective. After watching the head to head battle, one thing is for sure Zion Harmon and Meechie Johnson are sitting at the top of the mountain looking down on other point guards in the Class of 2021.