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SUMMER JAM: STANDOUTS PART IV (JLH) – MAY 27, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – The OTR Summer Jam was an overwhelming success. Top competition, end to end media coverage, and opportunities for prospects to prove themselves with the July viewing period just a few months away. Here is our final edition of standouts from the event. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2023 point guard Josh Bell turned heads last weekend with Team Speights Select. The point guard creates space with the ball in his hands and can get his shot in the halfcourt. He brings a cool demeanor with his slick handle. He......

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Summer Jam: Standouts Part II (JLH) - May 24, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – The OTR Summer Jam spanned three locations with more than 75 teams from around the Southeast coming to compete. Prospects are honing their skills and refining their rhythm in preparation for the July open periods. Here are the players that should be on college coaches’ short lists when the open period comes. By: Jonathan Hemingway Class of 2023 point guard Kevin Anderson continues to show his competence as a lead guard with Team Dickerson. He masters the game as a ball handler and director of traffic in the half......

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#RockyTopInvitational - Top 2024 Prospects

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   Gabe Bolden: Georgia Legacy – 2024 The 6’2″ guard out of River Ridge High School has come a long way in a year. Bolden continues to be consistent with his game; from facilitating plays to creating some of his own. The 2024 guard has made quite......

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AAU Workout Visits - Tier2 Elite & Zaytoven Elite

ATLANTA METRO – A new format for my weekly AAU Workout Visits, as we dig deep on some of these rosters before, during, and after tournaments throughout the remainder of the travel season. By: Keith Agran Tier2 Elite 15U and 16U INTRO: Covid-19’s emergence may have delayed Tier2 hitting its stride as an organization in the ATL-Metro, but now in full swing in 2022 with competitive 15’s and 16’s playing multiple circuits in town, Ken Barksdale and crew have assembled some really interesting players from a wide-ranging swath spanning outward from the......

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#OTRHoops: Sweet 16 Session II Standouts Part 2 (Brazelton) – April 26, 2022

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia – This is the second installment of Sweet 16 Session II standout performers from Jennifer Brazelton’s notebook. Players from all over the Southeast received the opportunity to show their skills in front of dozens of college coaches all weekend long. Below are names from the classes of 2023 and 2024 who caught the attention of our evaluators.   By: Jennifer Brazelton   Grace Aluma: Showtime Ballers – 2022 The 6’1″ 2023 point guard, Grace Aluma, has been one of my favorite prospects to watch the last few weekends. Aluma is......

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#OTRSweet16 Session II - Standouts Part II (Hemingway) - April 25, 2022

MARIETTA, Georgia, – Day two of the OTR Sweet 16 Session II brought more names to add to our notes. We shifted sites and focus to underclass prospects on Saturday. Most of the prospects below have more than one year of high school eligibility left. See who made an impression below. By: Jonathan Hemingway Dylan Hoffman – Team Knight – 2024 Hoffman got our attention with confident ball handling skills. He displayed the poise necessary to run a team and get teammates running the offense effectively. He possesses good size and athleticism......

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#OTRHoops: Sweet 16 Standouts Part II - April 12, 2022

POWDER SPRINGS, Georgia, – This is the second installment of Sweet 16 standout performers from Jonathan Hemingway’s notebook. Players from all over the Southeast received the opportunity to show their skills in front of dozens of college coaches all weekend long. Below are names from the class of 2023 and 2024 that caught the attention of our evaluators. By: Jonathan Hemingway Krishen Atwal – Q6 All Stars Beaty – 2023 Atwal caught fire early in the tournament with some 3-point shooting. The 6-foot-6 wing does a good job of finding open areas......

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The Florida Opening – Top Backcourt "Gems" Pt 2

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – OTR brought its act on the road March 26-27 to Mainland HS for its Florida Opening, and the enormously successful weekend was highlighted by a strong talent and club turnout and two dynamite days of high-level basketball. We look here at Part 2 of 2 of some of the backcourt “gems” of the weekend, as it’s a guards world most days, and these guys were producing across the state sheet (in no particular order). By: Keith Agran Haaziq Loftin | 5-11 | PG | Team Speights Alabama 17U......

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The Florida Opening – Top Backcourt "Gems" Pt 1

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – OTR brought its act on the road March 26-27 to Mainland HS for its Florida Opening, and the enormously successful weekend was highlighted by a strong talent and club turnout and two dynamite days of high-level basketball. We look here at Part 1 of 2 of some of the backcourt “gems” of the weekend, as it’s a guards world most days, and these guys were producing across the state sheet (in no particular order). By: Keith Agran Shyy McDonald | 6-3 | CG | FAA Kings Red 17U......

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OTR The Opening - On the Rise - March 23, 2022

CUMMING, Georgia, – The Opening gave the On the Radar Hoops staff a first glimpse of the players who are poised for a breakout spring. Here is a rundown of players we took note of at the 100+ team tournament last weekend. By: Jonathan Hemingway Amir Boyce – PSB Elite – 2023 It would be a chore to find a more productive big man at The Opening last weekend. Boyce averaged a double-double over the course of the tournament per Hudl stats. From a skill standpoint, Boyce possesses good feet and soft......

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