OTRHoops Tournaments


OTR Memorial Day Classic - Standouts Part II - June 6, 2023

ORLANDO, Florida, – Hot dogs on the grill are what the average American may do over the Memorial Day weekend, but for basketball fanatics like us, the gym is where we ended up at the end of May. The OTR Memorial Day Classic provided a bookend to the spring travel season. A final opportunity for players and their teams to compete and get covered on the travel circuit. The Orlando edition of this tournament was a good one. Plenty of competition and standout players. Here is a second look at the players......

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OTR Memorial Day Classic - Headliners - June 6, 2023

ORLANDO, Florida, – Hot dogs on the grill are what the average American may do over the Memorial Day weekend, but for basketball fanatics like us, the gym is where we ended up at the end of May. The OTR Memorial Day Classic provided a bookend to the spring travel season. A final opportunity for players and their teams to compete and get covered on the travel circuit. The Orlando edition of this tournament was a good one. Plenty of competition and standout players. Here is a first look at the players......

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Midwest Memorial Classic - Impression-Makers Pt 2

WILDER, KY – Back to northern Kentucky OTR went, to host our 2nd trip to the region and another impressive field of teams from the Bluegrass and surrounding states. We played tournament-style basketball for this one rather than our more traditional pool play, and the intensity as we got down to a champion in the 3 high school divisions was fun to watch. We look at guys who made an immediate impression, part 2: Wes Enis | G | 2024 | Team Wildcat Select HGSL  After being in the conversation for best......

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OTR Florida Memorial Day Classic - Folds Fab 5 - May 30, 2023

Folds’s Fab 5- 5 standouts from Florida Memorial Day Battle By: Josh Folds 24’ G Kaiden White – Kaiden continues his consistent overall play with another great event in the books. Kaiden has great size and athleticism for a combo guard and can score from anywhere on the floor. Kaiden is a consistent scorer that coaches can count on and will give you everything he has on the defensive end. I expect his recruiting to heat up as we head into the summer. 24’ W Narayan Thomas– Narayan uses his 6’5 frame......

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OTR Florida Memorial Day Classic - Folds Names to Know - May 30, 2023

Florida Memorial Day Battle- Names to Know By: Josh Folds 24’ G Nate Smathers– Nate is a consistent outside shooter who had a quick and high shot release making it difficult to guard. Nate has a solid frame and helps with rebounding while on the defensive end. Nate had a productive overall weekend and seems to have great upside to his overall game. 24’ CG Caleb Jones-Dicks– Caleb is a flat out dog who can go from start to finish. Caleb was one of the highest scoring guards from the weekend and......

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Summer Jam - Sunday Can't Miss Guys

MARIETTA, GA – With OTR split between Florida and Atlanta as the juggernaut continues to grow, I took to NextPlay 360 Saturday and Kell HS for what turned out to be a lot of quality action. Here are some guys from Kell Sunday who were “Can’t Miss”: By: Keith Agran The @CityHuskies 16U bigs combo of Rashad Dorsey (left) and Kevon Walker play off each other really well when on the floor together, when not in the lineup together each gets after it around the basket and is a handful athletically to......

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OTR Summer Jam - Standouts Part 4 - May 27, 2023

MARIETTA, Georgia, – On the Radar Hoops hosted the annual Summer Jam which gave teams from around the Southeast an opportunity to compete. Many of the region’s top media members were in attendance. Here is the final edition of top performers from the event. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2025 guard Micah Tucker put together a very solid weekend with Team Huncho. He shot the ball with efficiency from distance and split time as a lead handler with Malique Johnson, a recent addition to the roster. Tucker plays the game like a......

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OTR Summer Jam - Standouts Part 3 - May 27, 2023

MARIETTA, Georgia, – On the Radar Hoops hosted the annual Summer Jam which gave teams from around the Southeast an opportunity to compete. Many of the region’s top media members were in attendance. Here is a third look at top performers from the event. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2024 forward Trevone Palmer put in a huge day with the Auburn Raptors on Saturday. He is a high energy athlete who attacks the paint and the rim with intensity. His athleticism gives him an edge over his competitors, but it is his......

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OTR Battle at the Beach - Folds Fab 5 - May 27, 2023

Folds’s Fab 5- 5 standouts from Battle at the Beach 24’ G Travis Morris – Silky smooth guard who can score all over the floor and gives you great stops on defense. Easily averaged over 20 points per game this past weekend and was one of the best pure guards I saw play. At 6’2 Travis plays even bigger with a long wingspan and can get to the rim with ease. Great overall fundamentals with a ton of upside makes Travis one to monitor as e head into the summer. 23’ G......

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OTR Battle at the Beach - Names to Know - May 27, 2023

Battle at the Beach- Names to Know 24’ F Alex Tellison– 6’7 Forward showed he can produce at a high level throughout the event. Alex is a monster on the boards and plays very physical. He displayed a nice touch around the rim and played with a great motor. He will continue to grow and develop and will be a name that will continue to spread throughout the travel basketball world. 26’ C Lavont Burgess – I was impressed with how Lavont was using his size at a young age showed developing......

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