Tag: Wendell Carter

#OTRHoopsReport: 2016-2017 Naismith Watch - October 27, 2016

Class of 2017 forward Wendell Carter of Atlanta, Georgia, is an early candidate for Naismith Trophy Player of the Year. Photo cred – Jon Lopez/Nike Each year the Naismith Trophy is awarded to the nation’s top player as selected by 24 voters on the Naismith Board of Selectors. Last year Lonzo Ball completed a remarkable season with Chino Hills HS (CA) to claim the award. This year the #OTRHoopsReport staff takes an early look at which players should be considered favorites heading into the 2016-2017 season. By: @JLHemingwayPSB Deandre Ayton (Phoenix, Arizona), Hillcrest Academy......

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#OTRHoopsReport: 10 High School Teams to Watch in Georgia - October 27, 2015

 Class of 2017 forward Rayshaun Hammonds of Norcross High School is ready to emerge as one of the state’s top prospects this high school season. Photo cred – Ty Freeman / Gwinnett County Media Day High School basketball officially kicked off yesterday in the state of Georgia. Excitement and anticipation in the Peach State is at a high level as players and coaches alike are ready to show what they got this year. As usual Georgia boasts of dozens of high major prospects and several #McDonaldsWatch candidates, which always makes the season......

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#OTRHoopsReport: USA Basketball Mini Camp Recap - Oct. 7, 2015

Josh Jackson showed why he is consider the top player in the country at the USA Basketball Mini Camp. COLORADO SPRINGS – The USA Basketball Developmental Mini-Camp brought together the top prospects from around the country for two days of skill stations and game play. Like the play on day one, the second day was packed with highlights and competitive game play. In a league of their own Many have regarded  Josh Jackson as one of the top players in the junior class. Jackson is a pure scorer who is capable of......

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