For the second year I’ve had the privilege of scouting ECI Team Camp in Jacksonville, NC. This camp is always very competitive and well ran by Mr. Wells Gullage, teams from around the State come in to compete and there is always a good amount of sleeper prospects that can be found, in 2014 I […]
Part I – Working The Phones Names and places have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these coaches, players or schools. Seated at a minuscule desk forced […]
Due to some last minuted scheduling conflicts (hey, life happens) I was only able to attend the final day of the Big Shots Winston-Salem AAU basketball tournament. Fortunately, as many of you who follow AAU know, the last day is Championship Day! So I still had a chance to catch several players in action, some […]
Full game replay of AAU basketball action from the 2015 Grassroots Tip Off Classic, held in Greensboro, NC during the first NCAA live recruiting period of the year. This game features PSB Select Gold 17U taking on UBA Red 17U on day two action from the tournament.
More live action from the 2015 Grassroots Tip-Off Classic held in Greensboro, NC during the last weekend of the NCAA live period for April. This game features the surging Charlotte Royals against the Virginia based Spectrum Sports Academy and big man Devonnte Holland.
Team Winston 17U takes on the NC Court Kings in this NCAA live period match up from the 2015 Phenom Hoops Challenge AAU tournament, held in Greensboro, NC. Featured players include Mikhal Seals, Lacey Gathings, Chris Freeman, Akai Pruitt, Charles Norman
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of scouting the National High School Tournament in New York City, the atmosphere was amazing and each day the gym was full of talented fans, media and players. Listed below are our very own awards for their tournament as well as some younger players that have the […]
I could have titled this article “I don’t give a damn about your shoes”, because it would effectively have the same meaning, but I wanted to approach this subject more subjectively and how it relates to my philosophy for Basketball Elite, why we scout the way we do and how we go about attending events. […]
Event: Hoopseen Elite Preview 2015 Date: March 14, 2015 Location: SSA Cobb (Cobb County, GA) Players: Georgia’s classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Elite Preview was an invite only one-day showcase of Georgia’s best talent in the 2016, 2017, and 2018 classes hosted by HoopSeen. The Preview consisted of skills and drills as well […]
My first time seeing Brandon Ingram play was during his sophomore year at Kinston H.S during the Eastern Regionals of the NCHSAA tournament, led by star Point Guard Josh Dawson. Brandon was clearly the most intriguing prospect on the squad, as he was a 6’7 wing that could shoot the ball well with sneaky athleticism […]