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OTR Hoops - Lemon Street Classic Day 1 Standouts - December 26, 2023

The historic Lemon Street Classic is always one of the best events of the season and this year’s tournament was full of headlines and drama. College coaches from across the country gathered at Marietta as some of the top programs in the region battled it out. We saw a number of D1 prospects, some big-time upsets, and a tournament scoring record broken. These are a couple of players who came to play on day one. By:  OTR Staff Brock Bass-Bonner – 6’7 – SF – North Cobb Christian – 2027 Brock Bonner......

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OTR Hoops - Future Phenoms Back Court Players to Know - December 17, 2023

Future Phenoms To Know (Backcourt 2028’s) By: Bilal Benjamin  AJ Williams | 6’5” | GA  (pictured above) Williams consistently scores at a high rate. Standing at 6’5”, playing the guard position, Williams usually has the size advantage, but his skills is what really stands out. Despite being an 8th grader, Williams is currently playing on the JV team for Elca. In addition to his scoring ability, Williams is also actively developing his leadership skills and playmaking qualities, further enhancing overall skillset. He’s recently received his first offer from Mississippi State. Skyler Bostic......

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OTR Hoops - Future Phenoms - Frontcourt Names to Know - December 15, 2023

Future Phenoms To Know (Frontcourt 2028’s) By: Bilal Benjamin  Bentley Lusakueno | 6’7” | GA (pictured above) Lusakueno, a lengthy 6’7″ wing, possesses exceptional skills and exhibits high major D1 potential. His ability to score from all three levels of the court so effectively at his size speaks volumes to his potential. With a consistent shooting stroke, he can knock down shots from beyond the arc, mid-range, and he’s extremely efficient in the restricted area. Additionally, Lusakueno’s defensive prowess is something to note, as he consistently showcases sound technique and discipline. Scouts......

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OTR Hoops - Sewer Classic Back Court Eye Catchers - December 11, 2023

On the Radar Director of Basketball Operations Bilal Benjamin stopped in at Etowah High School last weekend to check out the talent at the Wood Elite Sewer Classic. He brings us the standout back court performers from the event. Follow: 1stloveb Tim Smith | 2024 | 6’4” | Central Gwinnett Tim Smith is a highly skilled hooper who excels at scoring. With his scoring ability, Smith has the remarkable talent to score at will and from all over the floor. An undeniable three level scorer. He has spent countless hours perfecting his......

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OTR Hoops - Underclassmen Standouts Go Head-to-Head - December 7, 2023

On the Radar contributor, Bilal Benjamin, brings us a recap of a recent match-up between the Walker School and North Cobb Christian. It featured four underclassmen who should be known by all basketball fans and college coaches who are interested in knowing who the next big names are to emerge from the Peach State. Follow: 1stloveb Moustapha Diop and Anderson Carey (The Walker School) – Class of 2026 Georgia’s had a top 3 player in high school basketball the past two years (Isaiah Collier, 2023 #1 and Ace Bailey, 2024 #3) according......

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OTR Hoops - TOC Classic - On the Rise Prospects - December 5, 2023

MARIETTA, Georgia, – Wheeler High School played host to the Tip-Off Classic this past weekend. The On the Radar Staff got a courtside look at some of the top talent in the state of Georgia as well as one team from the state of Texas. This early season showcase gives us a good idea of which teams to look for when the postseason arrives in February. We also gained valuable information on which underclassmen college coaches ought to track next spring and summer and which seniors are poised to contribute next fall......

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OTR Hoops - TOC Classic STANDOUTS - December 4, 2023

MARIETTA, Georgia, – Wheeler High School played host to the Tip-Off Classic this past weekend. The On the Radar Staff got a courtside look at some of the top talent in the state of Georgia as well as one team from the state of Texas. This early season showcase gives us a good idea of which teams to look for when the postseason arrives in February. We also gained valuable information on which underclassmen college coaches ought to track next spring and summer and which seniors are poised to contribute next fall......

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OTR Hoops - Georgia's Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic Evening Standouts - November 14, 2023

The high school season is officially underway and the first Saturday didn’t disappoint. We saw some of the top teams in the state battle it out on the big stage as multiple D1 head coaches were in attendance. We saw guys like O’Brien Watkins and Joah Chappelle have statement games against highly ranked teams while Gicarri Harris, CJ Brown, and Ricky McKenzie solidified their superstar status. These are a few top performers from the night games. By: OTR Hoops Staff Jordan Green | 6’6 | PF | Newton – 2026 Newton and......

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OTR Hoops - Georgia's Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic Afternoon Standouts - November 14, 2023

The high school season is officially underway and the first Saturday didn’t disappoint. We saw some of the top teams in the state battle it out on the big stage as multiple D-1 head coaches were in attendance. We saw guys like O’Brien Watkins and Joah Chappelle have statement games against highly ranked teams while Gicarri Harris, CJ Brown, and Ricky McKenzie solidified their superstar status. These are a few top performers from the early games. By: OTR Hoops Staff O’Brien Watkins | 6’0 | PG | Carrollton | 2024 The first......

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OTR Hoops - GHSA Preview 4A-7A - November 5, 2023

We’re days away from kicking off the 2023-2024 season in Georgia and the state is ripe with talent this year. Nationally ranked prospects like Ace Bailey, Caleb Wilson, and Akai Fleming will make for must-see hoops week on a weekly basis and the calendar is packed with marquee matchups between some of the state’s best. Big name transfers have shaken the landscape, guys like Jacob Wilkins and Jaye Nash strengthening state contenders while teams such as Gainesville and Cedar Grove build for bright futures. We’ve broken it down class-by-class to tell you......

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