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Zero Gravity Nationals 15u Standouts

6’5 David Mitchell Mass Rivals-Quickness and strength is the trademark of Mitchell.  He likes to create contact in traffic. Mitchell was a threat on Saturday, showing the ability to score from all over the court.

5’10 G Maurice Works BABC-  Works best attribute today was his abiltiy to knock down the 3-point shot.  If you sit on his shot, he will break you down off the dribble and create for his teammates. He is a winner.

6’7 G Dana Tate Expressions- Tate is a big-bodied slasher who knows how to use his body to create space. His ability to finish through contact makes him a consistent scorer.  He loves to start the break after a rebound and his unselfish play creates easy buckets for others. High Major potential.

6’5 F Javon Jones Mass Rivals-  From either forward position, the 6’5″ Just is a true threat.  He has a remarkable quiver full of deadly post moves and can take you off the bounce.

5’10 PG Shandon Brown BABC-  Brown is a soild PG who can flat out score the rock.  His ball handling is on point and loves getting the ball ahead on the fastbreak

6’4 G AJ Reeves Mass Rivals-  Reeves is a guard that looks to attack the paint and facilitate. He knows when to be selfish and score and when he does look for his shot it usually is a high percentage shot in the paint or a hesitation move to a pull-up midrange.

6’5 G Kiyon Boyd DC Owls-  Boyd was arguably the top performer in the 15u age group. Only 14 years old the freshman starts for Dunbar high school in Maryland. Boyd put up numerous 30 point performances and showed high major potential.

6’3 G Nyzair Rountree Expressions- Highlight after highlight.  Rountree has high major leaping ability.  Over and over again he deflected perimeter passes and once he gets on the break it was a highlight.  The slashing guard is most dangerous when he is absorbing contact.

6’5 F Cole Swider BABC- Swider dropped numerous shots from beyond the arc.  He can shoot both off the catch and after a couple dribbles. Swider put up some big numbers for his BABC squad.

6’6 G Preston Santos Expressions- Santos loves to play both ends of the floor and does it well. He also showed he can guard multiple positions, his ability to score the ball by shooting from different spots and getting to the rim when he wanted showed he is a strong player and is getting even stronger.

5’10 PG Noah Fernandes NE Playaz- He runs the team and puts guys where they need to be for the team to be successful. He has great change of speed when he is being guard and he displayed a nice mid-range jump shot over the weekend.

6’1 Paul Durkee BABC- This week he was probably one of the best shooters in the gym in the whole tournament. He use so many ways to score the ball. he gets out in transition and stretches the floor and knocks down corner and wing jump shots.

6’1 G Ethan Wright NE Playaz- Wright is a lethal scorer who desperately wants to win.  His competitive spirit hides behind the mask of relaxation. Wright can shoot it from all the floor and loves taking advantage of smaller players guarding him.

6’9 F Tommy Oneil Expressions- Oneil was one of the more impressive young players we saw all weekend long.  He’s a good athlete, great rebounder and can affect the game on both ends. His post game is advanced for a player his age and showed the ability to break down defenders and score off the bounce.

6’5 Rakeesh Tibby NE Playaz- Tibby moves very well.  He already incorporated an effortless baby hook.  He has good footwork and his touch in traffic is excellent.

6’6 F Daniel Oladapo DC Owls- Oladapo already holds an offer from Towson and Penn State. The Big man has incredible footwork and high major athleticism. Oladapo had numerous dunks and high level plays above the rim.

5’10 PG Kwane Taylor Expressions- One of the more pure point guards in this weekends tournament, Taylor reads pick’n’rolls very well.  When he executes the play it quickly led to easy layups for his teammates. Taylor also showed the ability to consistently score from behind the arc.