Doneal Mack (6’5″, G) College Experience: Memphis- One of the better overall players at the event, he is a natural scorer that knows how to score the ball in numerous ways, he knocked down midrange and perimeter shots at a high rate and go to the paint at will for buckets or drawing fouls. For […]
The 2015 Immaculate Training Pro Exposure Camp was held in Charlotte, NC on June 13 and 14, featuring multiple players who have already played international basketball. Multiple scouts from Europe and the United States were in attendance. We’ll have more scouting notes on the games but below are the rosters and full game replays from […]
Across the U.S., each new basketball season brings a bevy of fledgling minor league basketball teams, all looking to establish themselves in the world of semi-pro sports. Unfortunately, almost all of these teams will fold in less than one season. Some estimates place the number of failed basketball teams over the past decade as higher […]
Elijah Johnson (PG, 6’4″) of Kansas talks to us about the Portsmouth Invitational and what he’s working on right now to try and further his basketball career with a pro gig somewhere.
By James Blackburn Basketball Elite prides itself in following and scouting all levels of basketball, not just HS or college basketball. We have been fortunate enough to be able to scout overseas combine events, NBA games, and NBA Summer Leagues in the past. Giovonne (Gio) Woods was a player that James Blackburn first scouted 3 […]
The documentary “Rebotes” (translated as “Rebounds” in English) is a documentary which follows two pro basketball players as they land in Chile to play for a team they know little about, in a country where they are completely out of their element. The entire film can be viewed above; it shows the realities that many […]
By James Blackburn Game film from Overseas Basketball Camp- #49 Black I had the privilege again this year to scout the Overseas Basketball Camp in July (www.overseasbasketballcamp.com) which is a showcase event for college players who want to be seen by European coaches and agents. This was my third year scouting the event and this […]
Comparing the Success of College Seniors to International Players drafted in 2nd round since 2000 Juan Carlos Navarro sits atop the list of good international NBA draft picks. By James Blackburn Notes About How This List Was Created • Good pro means they played for 5 years or more in NBA and/or played/contributed significantly • […]
Henry Sims, a 6’11” PF/C who just finished up his senior season at Georgetown, worked to show he might be an NBA prospect at the Portsmouth Invitational this year. We caught up with Henry to get his thoughts on his draft prospects and what he’s working on to try and get to that pro level.
Photo: WAVY By James Blackburn Game 1: Norfolk Sports Club vs. K & D Landscaping Norfolk Sports Club wins 80-67 Box Score Scouting Reports Agustus Gilchrist (South Florida, 6’10”, F) Did a good job defending the post-stayed straight up and didn’t allow any room for offense to operate-stood his ground- strong. Looked uncomfortable on the […]