Prospect Evaluation


#GBCALive - Emerging Weekend Names Pt 1

EMERSON, GA – The GBCA put on another tremendous weekend of Live Period basketball up at LakePoint this past weekend, 3 non-stop days for Division 1 coaches to be in the gym looking at our bevy of local GA athletes. It was a great success and blast for those of us on the ground who do this for a living, as we’re incredibly fortunate to have a community of coaches that get it and are willing to put in the work and time for a venture of this size and stature. Here......

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Breakout Rising Juniors at #GBCALive

Emerson, Georgia- The #GBCALive showcased some of the best talent in Georgia. There were 160 high schools, split into 10 brackets of 16 teams from June 17-19th hosted by the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association during the scholastic live period.     By: Jennifer Brazelton   Trajen Greco – Mill Creek The 6’2″ two-way point guard out of Mill Creek, Trajen Greco, averaged 17.7 points during the #GCBALive period event. A very high IQ and assertive player, Greco scores the ball with confidence. Shows he’s comfortable staying active defensively, attacking the basket, and going......

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Relentless Hoops Summer League - Names to Watch

WOODSTOCK, GA – Relentless Hoops continues to put on high-level camps and showcases around the ATL-Metro, and we had a chance to stop by for Day 1 at Etowah HS. Here are 5 names to know from the first five games on the main court: By: Keith Agran Aiden Weaver | 6-3 | SG | Etowah | 2025 2023s Brandon Rechsteiner and Mason Etter most often draw consistent raves for their play and rightfully so, but it was the explosive Weaver who showed off some of his tantalizing talents on this day,......

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Denmark (SC) Summer Explosion - Top Performers

DENMARK, SC – For a 2nd year in a row I took a June jaunt out to support Voorhees College Head Coach Cabral Huff and his staff and check in on some players from both the Savannah and Augusta areas as well as South Carolina and Tennessee. Standouts from the last 4 games of the day at Voorhees main gym: By: Keith Agran Kenye Williams | 6-4 | SF | Groves | 2024 Rangy athlete with great spring off the deck and activity around the basket, cleaned the glass at both ends......

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Breakout Rising Seniors at #GBCALive

Emerson, Georgia- The #GBCALive showcased some of the best talent in Georgia. There were 160 high schools, split into 10 brackets of 16 teams from June 17-19th hosted by the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association during the scholastic live period.     By: Jennifer Brazelton   Bilal Abdur-Rahman – WD Mohammed The 6′ point guard out of WD Mohammed, Bilal Abdur-Rahman, should be on every college coaches radar. Averaged 21.3 points across 4 games, including a game high 28 points in the Olive Bracket Championship game, proving he’s a player with a game that......

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KSU Team Camp - Sunday Notables

KENNESAW, GA – Kennesaw State Head Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim and his staff put on another highly competitive June team camp on 5 courts over 2 days this past weekend, and some of GA’s top returning and emerging talent were on hand. Some Day 2 notables: By: Keith Agran Zach Bleshoy | 6-2 | PG | Pope | 2025 With Will Kuimjian off to Mt Bethel it’s all Bleshoy as the main man at point and he didn’t disappoint as he looks comfortable for a young player and meshes really well with outstanding......

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KSU Team Camp - Saturday Notables

KENNESAW, GA – Kennesaw State Head Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim and his staff put on another highly competitive June team camp on 5 courts over 2 days this past weekend, and some of GA’s top returning and emerging talent were on hand. Some Day 1 notables: By: Keith Agran Albert Wilson | 6-5 | SF | North Cobb Christian | 2023 Almost couldn’t miss as he was on point from the arc all the way to the basket in a pretty dominant early morning performance versus a good RiverRidge bunch, much of the......

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“Deft Handle” June Jaunts - East Forsyth & Dacula

ATL METRO – My “Deft Handle” column makes a summer return, taking the opportunity of an open Friday to drop in on two locations for play dates, first to East Forsyth in the morning and then off to Dacula in the afternoon. Some observations from the day: By: Keith Agran EAST FORSYTH THE NOW: The Broncos return all of their production from last year’s first iteration in GHSA play that was far better than the record indicated. The 3-headed backcourt of 2023’s Matthew Rouse, Bryce Bracco and Ryan Sander is back to......

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OTR's Top Springtime "Stock-Risers" Pt 2

SOUTHEAST, USA – Compiled by the OTR staff, we take a look at some of the spring’s top stock-risers as they’ve laid a foundation or built upon lofty reputations to stand out in the crowd (in no particular order). Let’s go with 5 more from the Peach State in Part 2 (high school in parentheses). By: THE OTR STAFF & Keith Agran Derrion Reid | 6-7 | SF | 2024 | Team Dickerson (Grovetown, pictured at top) As good and legit as his Grovetown teammates are it’s been useful to see Reid......

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Pro Movement Summer Madness - 8 Can't Miss Guys

MCDONOUGH, GA – Jarrett Christian and the staff at Pro Movement Athletics do a phenomenal job here in the ATL-Metro putting on camps and clinics for boys and girls within a wide variety of age groups. Back to WarHawk country we went for their latest seasonal gathering of high school prospects, many from middle and south GA. Here are 8 who couldn’t be missed. By: Keith Agran Samuel Shoptaw | 6-2 | PG | Lowndes | 2025 (pictured at top) There was a bit of pre-Showcase buzz whirling around the gym about......

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