AAU Workout Visits


AAU Workout Visits - Elite Playmakers & Team Harpring

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 4 months. By: Keith Agran Elite Playmakers 15U/16U INTRO: This Douglas County-based group led by Shawn Phillips has been a great vehicle to get kids from that portion of the ATL-Metro noticed, does a good job of building from the younger ages on up, and plays hard-nosed basketball on whatever circuit you catch them on. IMPRESSION-MAKERS: Holdover Jermaine Hines out of New Manchester......

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AAU Workout Visits - Atlanta Astros/Hoop ATL/Dunwoody United

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 4 months. By: Keith Agran Atlanta Astros 17U INTRO: The Astros under Coach King always put a highly competitive product on the floor, and although they’ve undergone some notable roster changes already over the first month or so, it’s the diamond in the rough or the player about to bust out who seemingly always comes from the Astros. IMPRESSION-MAKERS: A pair of holdovers......

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AAU Workout Visits - OTP & Club Orange

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 4 months. By: Keith Agran OTP 16U INTRO: Second-year program OTP has grown dramatically in year 2 behind the efforts of Director and Coach Jack Shaughnessy and a staff filled with former players and coaches. They draw predominantly from Cherokee County, but have dipped outside the Metro with success. From wherever players are coming from, Shaughnessy is a skilled trainer, former college coach,......

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AAU Workout Visits - Wood Elite & Georgia Fire

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 4 months. By: Keith Agran Wood Elite 16U & 17U INTRO: Still early in their existence, Quinton Wood and the Wood Elite have quickly taken up high-level status among the independent programs in the ATL-Metro with boys and girls programs going down to the younger ages, while the upper age boys groups in particular had a monster summer last year and have the......

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AAU Workout Visits - BCB, HYPE, Georgia Legacy

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 5 months. By: Keith Agran BCB 15U, 16U, 17U INTRO: Sam Allen and BCB are a North Fulton and Forsyth staple travel organization, with a year-round approach to camps, clinics and tournaments, teaching a lot more than just basketball skills. Dropping by their workout is always fascinating with the multiple age groups on hand, as you can see both the present and future......

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AAU Workout Visits - SEBA, GAA, PSB-Atlanta

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 5 months. By: Keith Agran SEBA F.C.I. WARRIORS 17U INTRO: SEBA and Billy LoPresti always put a highly competitive product on the floor, as they’re able to draw from a wide geographical pool and with this crew feature guys from Cobb, Paulding, Henry and Carroll counties to name a few. Their 14U’s worked out before the seniors to-be came on, and we’ll try......

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Smithson Basketball Training Combine - Standouts

KENNESAW, GA – My good friends over at Smithson Basketball Training (SBT) held a combine-style camp for players this past weekend, and I dropped by for a couple of hours to see who was in attendance. Some standouts from the morning: By: Keith Agran Ryan Williams | PG | 2024 | North Paulding | Wood Elite Bigger, stronger and swifter for sure this year, there has always been a ton of skill packed into the now close to 6-0 frame of Williams, and all the guts to go along with it. At......

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AAU Workout Visits - Tribe ATL & North Metro Elite

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 5 months. By: Keith Agran TRIBE ATL 16U INTRO: Caught Tribe a lot last year as they played on the Prep Hoops circuit, and several of their guys parlayed good summers into significant roles with their varsity teams as sophomores this winter. IMPRESSION-MAKERS: There’s been some notable roster turnover, but there are also some of their impressive pieces back from last year and......

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AAU Workout Visits - SP Elite & Georgia Fire

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the next 5 months. By: Keith Agran SP ELITE 15U AND 16U INTRO: My first look and experience with Doug Butler’s SP Elite bunch as they took on Georgia Fire’s Premier bunch in this very early-season scrimmage, but he plans to bring a couple of competitive 15U and 16U bunches to the OTR circuit and beyond, drawing on players from a wide-ranging area that has......

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