The Notebook


Standouts from Saturday's Hard in the Paint Classic

Atlanta, Georgia- Saturday’s UA Hard in the Paint, sponsored by The Sports for Champions and Atlanta Xpress, featured some great key match-ups in Georgia over the Thanksgiving break. By: Jennifer Brazelton   Eric Chatfield Jr. | Pace Academy | 2025 The 5’11” guard out of Pace Academy, Eric Chatfield Jr., is coming up the ranks quickly in the peach state. Chatfield is a sophomore that should be on all college coaches radars, especially playing alongside teammate, KJ Greene. The two were fun to watch offensively and really worked well together, spreading out......

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On the Radar Thanksgiving Showcase | 2023 & 2024 Standouts

Gwinnett, Georgia- The On the Radar Thanksgiving Showcased featured 5 games at Central Gwinnett High School on Wednesday, November 23rd. The ten high schools in competition featured some of the best players in the country from the 2023-2026 class. By: Jennifer Brazelton   Jaylen Adside | Cedar Grove | 2023 The 5’10” point guard out of Cedar Grove, Jaylen Adside, controlled the game for its entirety. Adside is a smooth guard that is able to get to the basket quickly with his speed and finesse. Adside also showed that he could hit from......

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On the Radar Thanksgiving Showcase | 2025 & 2026 Standouts

Gwinnett, Georgia- The On the Radar Thanksgiving Showcased featured 5 games at Central Gwinnett High School on Wednesday, November 23rd. The ten high schools in competition featured some of the best players in the country from the 2023-2026 class. By: Jennifer Brazelton   Akai Fleming | Osborne |2025 The 6’5″ wing out of Osborne High School, Akai Fleming, is one to keep a close eye on. Fleming does a phenomenal job using his size and length on both ends of the court. Showed he could connect from deep and also does well creating......

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On the Radar Breakout Camp: Top 2025 Bigs

Norcross, Georgia- The On the Radar Breakout camp featured some of the top prospects in the class of 2025 and 2026 in the southeast. With over 180+ players in attendance, evaluators and directors were able to uncover some top talent to keep an eye on for the next few seasons. By: Jennifer Brazelton   Chane Bynum | Booker T. Washington The 6’8″ forward out of Booker T. Washington, Chane Bynum, will be a household name in the class of 2025. Early D1 offers include Georgia State and Xavier, and that list will grow......

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Breakout Posts at On the Radar #Elite32

Marietta, Georgia- The first Live Period in July for On the Radar Elite 32 showcased some of the top basketball prospects. Over 200 teams from states as far as California, South Dakota, and Texas and 400+ college coaches came through from July 7-10 to catch some of the best talent in the country. By: Jennifer Brazelton   Ethan Blackmon | BMM | 2023 The 6’7″ big out of iSchool of Lewisville, Ethan Blackmon, was phenomenal all weekend. In the game against Team Breakdown UAA, Blackmon helped his team to a 20 point win with......

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#RockyTopInvitational - 2025's to Watch

Gatlinburg, TN – There was a lot of talent to be seen at the On the Radar Rocky Top Invitational in Gatlinburg. Independents and shoe teams collided which showcased some new talent to begin tracking heading into the summer live period. By: Jennifer Brazelton Deondrea Lindsey: BMaze Elite – 2025 The 6’7″ power forward out of Knox Catholic, Deondrea Lindsey, captures you with size, and then makes big time plays seem effortless. Lindsey has already made a name for himself having picked up a couple D1 offers from Georgetown, Georgia Tech, and SMU.......

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On The Radar - #WhoWantsTheSmoke - Standouts - Part 1

MARIETTA, Georgia – This is the first installment of #WhoWantsTheSmoke standout performers from Jennifer Brazelton’s notebook. Below are names from the classes of 2024 and 2025 who caught the attention of our evaluators. By: Jennifer Brazelton CJ Brown: Game Elite 3SSB – 2024 The 6’2″ guard out of The Walker School has been on a tear the last few weeks. Easily one of the most athletic guards in the class of 2024, Brown continued to make big plays (including this baseline dunk below) that immediately got the crowd up out of their seat.......

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