Tag: OTR Birmingham Classic


OTR Hoops: Birmingham Classic 2026 Prime Performers - March 29, 2024

We highlight a supreme 2026 group that has good upside. These student-athletes proved they are learning to play the game the right way, while showing their skills and attributes. By: Bilal Benjamin Sean Alicea | Young Kings Elite | 6’0” | Shiloh (GA) Alicea can score from anywhere on the court. The most improved part of his game is his facilitating. He sees the floor so much better than he did one year ago and that has opened his offensive game even more. His decision-making looks natural and not forced. Already a......

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OTR Hoops: Birmingham Classic 2024-25 Prime Performers - March 29, 2024

We highlight unsigned seniors and rising seniors who played each possession like they expect to play at the next level. By: Bilal Benjamin Gray Smith | Legacy | 2025 | 6’4” | West Forsyth (GA) Smith’s innate understanding of the game and high basketball IQ have significantly contributed to Georgia Legacy’s success. He has an uncanny ability to read the game and make strategic decisions on the court. Smith has proven himself as a program enhancer for Georgia Legacy. He’s a rare all-around player to track into his senior season. Nick Lolli......

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OTR Hoops: Final Look from the Birmingham Classic - March 28, 2024

ALABASTER, Alabama, – On the Radar Hoops returned to the greater Birmingham area to host the Birmingham Classic. Nearly sixty teams from the Southeast lined up to compete at the top tier facility at Thompson High School. Here is a final look at the names of those who caught our eye last weekend. By: Jonathan Hemingway Baker Matthews – Team Forrest – 2026 Matthew caught our attention as a swing forward with size and skill. We saw him step out and stick a couple of perimeter jumpers, but he was also willing......

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OTR Hoops: Birmingham Classic Standouts from @CoachHindsRCS - March 26, 2024

ALABASTER, Alabama, – On the Radar Hoops returned to the greater Birmingham area to host the Birmingham Classic. Nearly sixty teams from the Southeast lined up to compete at the top tier facility at Thompson High School. Here is a look at prospects that have placed themselves on the radar with their standout performances. By: David Hinds Jayson Fleming – No Excuses Elite – 2025 Fleming showed supreme confidence the entire weekend. Forming a two-headed monster in the backcourt with high school teammate Christian Carr, the duo tore through defenses. Fleming in......

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OTR Hoops: Birmingham Classic 2026 Standouts - March 24, 2026

ALABASTER, Alabama, – On the Radar Hoops returned to the greater Birmingham area to host the Birmingham Classic. Nearly sixty teams from the Southeast lined up to compete at the top tier facility at Thompson High School. Here is a look at 2026 prospects who caught our attention over the weekend. By: Jonathan Hemingway Turner Clayton– 423 Elite – 2026 Clanton showed his skills and fundamentals in the opening game of the morning. He is a crafty ball handler who can shake defenders in the open court to create space. And he......

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OTR Hoops: Birmingham Classic Day 1 Standouts - March 23, 2024

ALABASTER, Alabama, – On the Radar Hoops returned to the greater Birmingham area to host the Birmingham Classic. Nearly sixty teams from the Southeast are lined up to compete at the top tier facility at Thompson High School. Here is a look at the names of those who caught our eye on Saturday at the event. By: Jonathan Hemingway Asa Price – Noble Knights – 2024 Price caught our eye early in the morning with a terrific hesitation and go move at the top of the key. He is a guard that......

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