Prospect Evaluation


6 "TOP" Superlatives from SH Report Fall Showcase

WOODSTOCK, GA – We grab 8 more guys from a very deep field to highlight specifics in what they did at last Sunday at SH Report’s Fall Showcase. By: Keith Agran TOP SHOOTER Caleb Lesch, 6-4, SG, West Forsyth, 2022 Plenty of shooters on hand Sunday who lit it up in drills and game action, effortless and textbook beauty on this stroke from Lesch, a thing to watch in the rotation and splash, good size means he can shoot over folks, despite another stellar turn from the ATL Timberwolves this summer he......

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SH Report Fall Showcase - 12 Names You Might Not Know

WOODSTOCK, GA – It can be easy for marquee names to both take over play at Showcases as well as over-populate evaluators’ notes. Here are a handful of names from Sunday’s SH Report Fall Showcase who were either new to me or don’t draw in the same amount of exposure as others, but deserve the attention. By: Keith Agran Christian Torres, 6-5, PF, East Hall, 2022 > The activity level and effort put him at or near the day’s top, snuck up on guys it appeared as he was a load to......

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SH Report Fall Showcase - Stellar 7

WOODSTOCK, GA – Southern Hoops Report hosted its Fall Showcase at Etowah HS last Sunday, and yet another deep field was in attendance for Kris Watkins and crew. It was a fun and hard-working day as the kids got excellent drill work in and the game-play was at a high level. Some familiar faces from past Showcases this year as well as June Live play shined yet again, while a few others stamped their presence onto radars of evaluators in attendance. As I bounced from court to court, here are 7 that......

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HoopSeen Fall League - Week 1 Impression-Makers

SUWANEE, GA – HoopSeen kicked off its Fall League last Thursday night at SSA, a good field is assembled and I got a look at several guys who are sure to be impact performers for their teams this fall and winter. By: Keith Agran Nordin Kapic, 6-8, PF, Denmark, 2022 The European-transfer has exceptional ability and transforms Denmark from what was going to be an already excellent playoff contender to perhaps a team that can make a deep run, scoring ability from multiple levels aside it’s the passing that really jumps out......

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Early Fall Impact Transfers

Early Fall Impact Transfers

ATLANTA METRO – Fall Leagues are starting to heat up all over the ATL-Metro, and in my travels I’ve gotten to see a handful of transfers make early notable impacts for their new teams. They’ll be more to see, but here are a few post-Labor Day: By: Keith Agran Jalen “Roc” Lee, 6-5, SG, Riverwood, 2024 (pictured above) Quickly emerging as the talk of the 2024 “transfer market” as he not only made a big impression at OTR’s Breakout Camp last weekend but also had an eye-catching June with Riverwood after moving......

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OTR Breakout Camp – Knockout Guards

POWDER SPRINGS, GA – After giving the big guys their due as there was some seriously impressive size on hand for Saturday’s On The Radar Breakout Camp, we head to the guards now in the 2024 and 2025 classes, and it’s a good thing there were several of we OTR scouts in the building because it was hard to catch everyone with over 150 total kids in attendance and give them the coverage they deserve. Here’s a list of those that most prominently caught my eye: By: Keith Agran Katyvon Jefferies, 6-1,......

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OTR Breakout Camp - Bigs Who Impressed

POWDER SPRINGS, GA – On The Radar hosted more than 150 2024 and 2025 prospects to McEachern HS this past weekend for its one-day Breakout Camp “Showcase”, and it was a terrific mix of big names already entrenched as players to watch and plenty more who made statements against some of the best those two classes have to offer. Let’s look first at bigs, guys who may look and play like guards and might qualify as hybrids even or end up guards at the next level, but for now as freshmen and......

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RYZE Hoops Fall League: Week 2 Roundup

EMERSON, GA – Was back at LakePoint for Week 2 of their fall league, and made the rounds to get looks at more of the variety on hand. Some thoughts from the night: By: Keith Agran SCOTS STRAIGHT BALLER One of the area’s great puzzles coming out of the spring/summer season is the clear under-recruitment of special guard Anthony Arrington of Galloway (pictured above). The 6-2 senior stud has been doing nothing but putting up consistent and often spectacular production for the last two years both for a Scots program that has......

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“Make The Trip” – Must-See Fulton Guys Airport to Midtown

MID-FULTON COUNTY, GA – Moving up through Fulton, we linger in the urban portions of the county, just north of the airport, up the west wall of 285 and across the midtown area to look at players who play in many cases at smaller programs that might not regularly draw in big crowds or heavy media attention. By: Keith Agran Eltramon Smith, 6-6, SF, Tri-Cities, 2023 (Wood Elite) Much was made and rightly so back in June and as recently as this past weekend about Dawg guards Simeon Cottle and Kory Mincy,......

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Banneker Fall League Standouts

UNION CITY, GA – A nice field assembled down at Banneker HS this past Saturday for Fall League action on 3 courts, and we got a good look at 7 teams during my stay, here are some of the standout performers: By: Keith Agran Simeon Cottle, 6-2, CG, Tri-Cities, 2022 (pictured above) Cottle is coming off a great summer where he was positively lethal most days out for ABC Elite, he was equally dangerous Saturday with his Bulldog mates as after getting 12 in a defensive clash with Sandy Creek early in......

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