#OTRHoopsReport Prospect Eval: Nov. 6, 2013
Kevon Looney of Milwaukee, Wisc., brought an energy that helped him stand out in Colorado Springs last month.
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Editor’s Note: “Prospect Eval” is a regular piece designed to inform our readers of the staff’s most recent evaluation on a prospect.
Kevon Looney of Milwaukee, Wisc., chose UCLA last week after narrowing to a final six that included Duke, Florida, Michigan State, Tennessee and Wisconsin. A consensus top 15 caliber prospect in the class of 2014, Looney brings a frame similar to that of a young Kevin Durant to the hardwood. However, Looney’s current skill set is more reminiscent to that of current NBA forward Darrell Arthur. Here’s our take on coach Steve Alford‘s newest UCLA Bruin.
USA Basketball Mini-Camp Evaluation: Kevon Looney (Milwaukee, Wisc.)
Looney is long, lean combo type post depending on system and who is on the floor personnel wise. He has a consistent activity level and runs the floor in transition extremely well. He might have been the best post here in that regard. Looney will need to continue to add size and strength to his slender frame to maximize his potential. Looney knocked down the right-hand 15 footer in Hi-Lo situations as well. It will be interesting to watch his physical development as well as his skill set growth over the next 18 months as he begins the trek towards a successful college stint in Westwood.
Brandon Clay teams up with Marques Burnett to talk Kevin Looney and the class of 2014 prospects on hand at the USA Basketball Mini-Camp
Highlights of Kevon Looney compliments of Midwest Ballers
Brandon Clay is the Director of Scouting for the OTRHoopsReport.com. Clay is also the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001 as an evaluator, event operator and trainer. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com
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