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New York Lightning AAU Try-outs


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posted 01/31/2018
East Coast Panthers Tryouts


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Zero Gravity CT/NJ Events


posted 01/23/2018
2018 Big Apple Basketball Invitational

 

By Derrick Irving  @CoachDIrving 

Saturday January 13th and Monday January 15th RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the 14th Annual Big Apple Basketball Invitational at Xavier HS in Manhattan, NY. One of the most anticipated HS tournaments of the year in NYC, that showcases many D1 bound players every year did not dissapoint this year. The two day tournament is run by Big Apple Basketball President Jason Curry.

 

Here are our top prospects:

 

Jaden Faulkner 2018 6’4 Combo Guard Eleanor Roosevelt (MD) - runs the break well can finish thru traffic on the drive, creates driving lanes has good handle, active defender with quick hands, good playmaker on the dribble drive. Needs to be a more consistent outside shooter.

 

Femi Odukale 2019 6’5 Small Forward South Shore HS - good catch and shoot 3pt shooter, can finish inside, moves his feet well on defense, quality perimeter handle, athletic rebounder, stays with the play on both ends. Needs to work on his slashing moves and first step.

 

Isaiah Richards 2019 6’9 Center South Shore HS - rim protector great timing on his blocks, quick hands on defense can blast up and contain perimeter players ,plays the passing lanes, runs the floor hard, athletic, long arms. Needs to add muscle to bang down low and secure the ball better.

Sekou Sylla 2018 6’5 Forward South Shore HS - attacks the basket strong, can finish thru contact on the drive, good defender inside-out, quick first step, athletic rebounder. Needs to work on his outside shot.

Anfernee Simons 2018 6’4 Shooting Guard IMG (FL) - cerebral scorer, good 3pt shooter, great pull-up jumper from mid-range good balance and elevation, attacks the basket strong can finish thru traffic, quick first step, good perimeter defender, explosive leaper, stays with the play, high IQ.

Eric Ayala 2018 6’5 Combo Guard IMG (FL) - crafty finisher on the drive thru traffic and contact, good 3pt shooter, good footwork with the ball on the perimeter has an array of moves to get separation, attacks many angles on the court, good change of pace dribble, good court vision makes timely passes, high IQ. Committed to University of Maryland (MD)

De’Lazurus Keys 2018 6’8 Power Forward IMG (FL) - can stretch the floor out to 3pt line, good faceup scorer, good footwork with the ball on the perimeter for a big, good inside finisher, good rebounder on both ends. 

Jared Rhoden 2018 6’6 Small Forward Our Saviour Lutheran - one of the purest scorers in NYC, great footwork with the ball on the perimeter has an array of moves to get separation, 3pt sniper off the dribble and catch, attacks the basket strong and draws contact, can score inside-out, high IQ offensively. Committed to Seton Hall University (NJ)

Posh Alexander 2020 6’0 Point Guard Our Saviour Lutheran - one of the top PG's in NYC, good 3pt shooter can get hot from deep, attacks the basket strong adept at drawing fouls, explosive leaper, shifty handle gets to his spots, good playmaker, tough perimeter defender, athletic rebounder goes all out on the boards for a guard, high energy involved in every play, high IQ, strong body.

Dashawn Davis 2019 6’3 Combo Guard Our Saviour Lutheran - good 3pt shooter, can score inside-out, good pull-up jumper, attacks the basket strong can finish thru traffic, flashy playmaker, good perimeter defender. Needs to develop his mid-range game more.

Aidan Igiehon 2019 6’10 Center Lawrence Woodmere Academy - athletic inside finisher, good free throw shooter for a big, good shot blocker, tenacious athletic rebounder, moves feet very well on defense, vocal on defense, explosive leaper, runs the court very well, high energy shows good emotion on the court. Needs to be a more consistent inside finisher, secure the ball better down low, and work on his mid-range shot.

Tyler St. Furcy 2019 6’4 Shooting Guard Lawrence Woodmere Academy - athletic finisher on the break can go coast to coast, can finish thru traffic on the drive, good pull-up jumper, good handle. Needs to get stronger to be more effective thru contact.

Dallas Watson 2018 6’4 Combo Guard St. Raymond - attacks the basket strong can finish thru contact, okay 3pt shooter, quick first step, shifty handle, good playmaker, tough perimeter defender moves his feet well, strong body. Needs to improve his 3pt shooting.

Omar Silverio 2018 6’4 Shooting Guard St. Raymond - good 3pt shooter, good footwork with the ball on the perimeter,  good pull-up jumper, can score on all three levels, adept at drawing contact on the drive, shifty handle, quality playmaker at off guard, decent perimeter defender. Committed to Santa Clara University (CA)

Gary Grant 2020 6’6 Wing St. Raymond - can finish thru traffic on the drive, decent pull-up jumper, good slashing moves, good passer, moves well without the ball, long and lanky frame. Needs to get stronger to be more effective thru contact.

Devon Dotson 2018 6’2 Point Guard Providence Day (NC) - good 3pt shooter, attacks the basket strong, crafty finisher thru contact adept at drawing contact on the drive, quick handle creates good separation, good court vision, non-stop motor, always in attack mode. Needs to move better without the ball. Committed to University of Kansas (KS)

Tyson Etienne 2019 6’0 Point Guard Long Island Lutheran - good 3pt shooter, attacks the basket strong sneaky athleticism, good handle, pesky perimeter defender, strong body. Needs to improve his playmaking skills.

Jose Perez 2018 6’5 Wing Putnam Science Academy (CT) - can score on all three levels, coast to coast finisher, good footwork with the ball on the perimeter, flashy playmaker good court vision, point-forward, fights for rebounds, moves well without the ball. Streaky outside shooter at times.

Osun Osunniyi 2018 6’10 Center Putnam Science Academy (CT) - athletic inside finisher, decent post moves, good shot blocker, good hands clean catches in stride, good agility runs the floor hard, long arms. Needs to improve his low post game and get stronger to bang down low at next level. Committed to LaSalle University (PA)

Hassan Diarra 2020 6’3 Point Guard Putnam Science Academy (CT) - smart finisher on the drive, good playmaker controls the offense, tough perimeter defender, quick hands on defense, hustles on both ends stays with the play, unselfish player, doesn't try to force anything limits his mistakes. Needs to be more aggressive on offense and look for his shot more.

Kareem Reid 2020 6’8 Power Forward Putnam Science Academy (CT) - athletic putback finisher, good shot blocker good timing, athletic rebounder, long arms. Needs to add muscle to bang down low and fight thru contact, needs to secure the ball better inside.

Evan Goldberg 2018 6’10 Center Cheshire Academy - soft touch around the basket, good rebounder, tough player, big body uses it to his advantage. Needs to work on his agility on the court and improve his vetical will help him grab more rebounds and be a better interior defender.


posted 01/20/2018
2018 Apparel Challenge Top Performers

 

By Derrick Irving  @CoachDIrving

Sunday January 7, 2018, RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the 2018 Apparel Challenge at Christ The King HS in Queens, NY. The tournament featured the some of top programs in NYC that represent Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas.  Here are our top prospects:

 

Richard Martelly 2018 6’0 Guard Boys and Girls HS  - good 3pt shooter, good elevation on his jumpshot, crafty finisher on the drive, tough perimeter defender, quick hands plays the passing lanes, adept at taking charges, stays with play. Needs to get a tighter handle and distribute the ball more to be a combo guard at the next level.

 

David Petit Homme 2018 6’6 Forward Boys and Girls HS - can get above the rim, active defender good timing on blocks, can get chase down blocks, athletic rebounder, runs the floor hard, long and lanky frame with long arms. Needs to be a consistent finisher on the drive, be more consistent with his mid-range shot, work on his hands and secure the ball on the catch, needs to get stronger to bang down low.

 

Julian Champagne 2019 6’7 Small Forward Bishop Loughlin - good catch and shoot game, quick first step attacks the basket strong, slasher who can finish thru contact on the drive, explosive leaper, quality defender inside-out, athletic rebounder. Needs to tighten his handle on the perimeter to create more scoring opportunities and space.

 

Justin Champagne 2019 6’6 Forward Bishop Loughlin - can score inside-out, decent post game for a tweener Forward, can finish thru contact in close, throws good outlet passes, good defender, quick hands plays the passing lanes. Needs to show his outside shot to keep defenders on edge.

 

Chad Venning 2019 6’9 Center Bishop Loughlin - okay inside finisher, decent rebounder, hard to move in the paint on both ends, big body. Needs to secure the ball better down low, be more aggressive on the court and develop a low post game.

 

JaQuan Carlos 2021 6’0 Point Guard Thomas Jefferson HS - floor general with good court vision, good 3pt shooter who moves well without the ball, quick release, good balance and footwork on the catch and shoot, high IQ on both ends. Needs to move his feet quicker on defense.

 

Marcus Burnett 2020 6’5 Wing Thomas Jefferson HS - good 3pt shooter, good pull-up jumper good elevation, can handle the ball on the perimeter, can finish thru traffic on the drive, aggressive on offense, shows good effort on defense. Needs to get stronger in order to take contact and still be effective at the next level.

 

Moses Brown 2018 7’2 Center Archbishop Molloy - athletic inside finisher uses his length to his advantage, decent post game, good agility for his size, runs the court well, rim protector, good rebounder. Needs to be a more consistent inside finisher thru contact, to get stronger to be able to bang and fight down low, and continue to develop and expand his post game

 

Khalid Moore 2018 6’6 Wing Archbishop Molloy - attacks the basket strong can finish thru traffic, athletic dunker gets off the floor in a hurry, can go coast to coast, point-forward ability makes good passes, lockdown defender moves his feet well and has quick hands, athletic rebounder, hustles hard on both ends. Needs to keep improving his outside shot to make him more versatile on offense and look for his shot more.

 

Frankie Policelli 2018 6’8 Small Forward Long Island Lutheran - catch and shoot 3pt sniper, decent finisher on the drive, good rebounder, lefty. Needs to work on his perimeter handle to open up his offense game, be more aggressive on the defensive end, and get stronger to be more effective thru contact.

 

Donatas Kupsas 2018 6’9 Power Forward Long Island Lutheran - can stretch the floor out to the 3pt line, can finish thru traffic, decent post game, good rebounder shows good effort, runs the floor well. Needs to improve his post game.

 

Tykei Greene 2018 6’5 Small Forward Long Island Lutheran - attacks the basket strong can finish thru contact, can handle the ball on the perimeter, good slashing moves, explosive leaper, active defender moves his feet well, decent rebounder, strong body. Needs to be a consistent outside shooter to be a combo wing at the next level.

 

Essam Mostafa 2019 6’8 Power Forward Long Island Lutheran - consistent inside finisher can finish thru contact, carves out space down low hard to move on the block, good rebounder, shows great emotion on the court, big body. Needs to develop his low post game and trim down more.

 

Alan Griffin 2018 6’6 Combo Wing Stepinac - good mid-range shot, effective pull-up jumper gets good elevation, adept at drawing contact on the shot and drive, good handle creates separation for his shot, moves well without the ball, good hands. Needs to get stronger to be more effective thru contact.

 

Joel Soriano 2019 6’10 Center Stepinac - athletic inside finisher, decent post moves, rim protector good timing on his blocks, good rebounder, long arms. Needs to improve his low post game.

 

RJ Davis 2020 5’11 Point Guard Stepinac - floor general controls the tempo, shifty handle creates good separation and create driving lanes, crafty finisher thru traffic, okay 3pt shooter, quick first step, moves without the ball. Needs to be a more consistent outside shooter, streaky at times.

 

Xavier Wilson 2018 6’7 Forward Stepinac - can finish thru contact on the drive, explosive leaper will dunk on defenders, quick first step, active defender quick hands on defense. Needs to work on his perimeter handle and his outside shot to be a wing at the next level.

 

Kofi Cockburn 2019 6’11 Center Christ The King - strongest big in NYC, strong inside finisher, gets above the rim and will dunk on anyone, good shot blocker, tenacious rebounder on both ends, runs the floor very well at his size, big and strong frame. Needs to secure the ball better inside and improve low post moves.

 

Tyson Walker 2018 5’11 Point Guard Christ The King - floor general controls the offense, great court vision and playmaking ability, leads his teammates to easy baskets, consistent finisher on the drive, pesky perimeter defender, sneaky athleticism. Needs to get stronger to be more effective thru contact.

 

Moussa Cisse 2021 6’11 Center Christ The King - athletic inside finisher, jumps out the gym throws down major dunks on the break, can stretch the floor out to the 3pt line, athletic rim protector had 8 blocks in the first half, runs the floor very well at his size, long arms. Needs to add muscle to bang down low and improve low post moves.


posted 01/15/2018
2017 City Legendz Invitational

 

by Brett Wilson  @brettwilson715 

The 2017 City Legends Invitational was played at the Gauchos Gym in the Bronx on  December 15-17, 2017 Top Performers were:

Trey Clarke 2018 6'4 wing Metro BDA - can shoot the 3 ball and drive to the bucket. Has multiple moves to get a basket. Plays within himself. Needs to go harder as a one on one defender and grabbing rebounds

Kenneth Hines 2018 6'5 center Metro BDA - good big man. Can rebound. Knows how to make space for himself in the post. Can dribble drive the ball when he allowed to face up. Need to play with constant intensity and get in better shape.

Savion Thousand 2018 6'2 guard Metro BDA - can make plays. Good with the dribble and pass. Knows how to find others. Moves well without the ball and gets rebounds from the guard position. Needs to look more for his 3pt shot.

Anthony Marshall 2020 5'8 point guard Metro BDA - good point guard. Can handle the ball and play up tempo and at different speeds. Can excel in pick n roll action. Has the ability to shoot the 3pt shot and be a scoring threat. Needs to lock in on defense all the time.

DeSean McNeil 2018 5'9 point guard Metro - reliable player. Willing defender. Solid as role and utility player. Decent skill set. Needs to finish more at the basket.

Lance Amir Paul 2018 post grad 5'10 point guard Convent Prep - tough and strong to the basket. Quick first step. Good with controlling his dribble. Getting better with his shooting and leadership. Will find open teammates with his pass. Needs to stretch the defense with his shooting.

Elijah Kiah El 2018 post grad 6'7 center Covenant Prep - good strong moves in the post. Strong body frame. Works hard on offense and defense. Needs to work on mid range shooting

James McNeil 2018 post grad 5'9 point guard The Robinson School - can run the point. Very efficient player. Makes good use of both hands. Can be creative with his pass. Average defender. Needs to be a better shooter.

Aidan Igiehon 2018 6'9 center Lawrence Woodmere - great size and body structure. Runs end to end. Shows good agility. Can rebound. Nice jump hook shot. Needs to work on catching the ball. Has the tendency to bobble the ball in traffic

Bryce Wills 2019 6'6 wing Iona Prep - strong with his dribble and when he attacks the rim. More than capable of playing the point wing some heavy point guard minutes. Good court vision. Can make his teammates better. Fights for rebounds. Can be a triple treat player. Needs to become a high level scorer all the time

Posh Alexander 2020 5'7 point guard Our Savior Lutheran National - tough young player. Plays hard. Moves the ball up the court with purpose. Good vertical for his height. Strong with his dribble. Good passer. Needs to be better at shooting

Jared Rhoden 2018 6'6 wing Our Savior Lutheran National Team - can shoot and get to the rim. Good ability to score. Versatile player who can hit the 3pt shot and mid range shot and floaters inside the lane and paint areas. Good instincts with his dribble. Not afraid to be aggressive. Needs to be a go getter on defense.

Simisola Shitto 2018 6'9 forward Vermont Academy - good player. Rebounds with authority. Moves well in and out of the post. Plays at and above the rim. Can finish with power. Can handle the ball some and make passes. Needs to work on shooting.

Josh Rodriguez 2012 5'6 point guard Green Tech - decent skills for a freshman. Can handle the ball with either hand. Plays under control when he's not under intense pressure. Average with his pass and shot. Needs to get better at defending and shooting

John Egbuta 2018 6'4 wing Wadleigh HS- strong body. Athletic and can take it strong to the rim. Average ball handles. Tends to get stuck on the perimeter without the ball. Can block shots. Needs to get better off the dribble and shooting

Nicholas Johnson 2019 6'3 wing All Hallows HS - lefty. Plays hard. Undersized when he goes into the paint but can scrap it up inside. Well go and get some rebounds. Good energy. Can hit the mid range shot. Needs to work 3pt shooting.

Jahmir Appleton 2018 6'5 forward Eagle Academy BX - can run the floor. Can hit the mid range shot. Effective rebounder. At times will block a shot or two. Needs to work on more athletic post up moves and driving the ball to the basket.

Amadou Traore 2019 6'7 forward Brooklyn Collegiate - good size. Runs hard. Can rebound. Decent moves when he catches the ball in the post. Will give a honest effort to defend his man in the post. Needs to be more of a scorer.

Glen Anderson 2019 5'6 point guard Brooklyn Collegiate - fast fast and fast. Can get the ball up the court in a hurry. Can ball dribbling skills. Knows how to pressure the ball on defense. Effective passer. Needs to stay under control with his dribble when he is racing up the court and shooting over defenders.

Jordan Wilmore 2018 Post Grad 7'3 center Mt Zion Prep MD - nice jump hook with right and left hand. Can rebound. Runs well for his height. Needs to block more shots and get more vertical on his jump

Boubacar Kamissoko 2018 Post Grad 6'3 wing Our Savior Lutheran PG - Streaky shooter. Can handle the rock. Can be a play maker when he constantly aggressive. Decent athletic ability. Decent passer. Needs to get stronger

Mohammed Fofana 2018 6'5 forward Wings Academy - shows versatility. Streaky shooter but will step out and shoot the 3 ball. Grabs rebounds and pushes the break. Plays up tempo. Aggressive to the basket. Needs to work on being stronger with his dribble

Davante Smith 2019 5'5 point guard Wings Academy - plays fast. Good speed. Good with his dribble. Makes good decisions. Knows how to get his teammates going. Will hit his share of open 3pt shots. Needs to be a more consistent defender

Gary Grant 2020 6'6 forward St Raymond HS - good athlete. Runs the floor and can get above the rim. Can play inside and the mid range. Good strength for his frame. Will battle for rebounds. Needs to develop his perimeter skills

Other standouts at the 2017 City Legends Invitational , previously reviewed by RecruitTheBronx.com:
Josh Alexander Iona Prep
- ‎Souleymane Koureissi Iona Prep
- ‎ Dallas Watson St Raymond
- ‎ Demarco Watson St Raymond
- ‎ Omar Silverio St Raymond
- ‎ Darius Lee St Raymond
- ‎ Payton Hudson Our Savior Lutheran Regional
- ‎ Donald Hartley All Hallows HS 


posted 12/18/2017
2017 More Than a Game Back2School

 

By Derrick Irving  @BC_Recruits

Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch Week 5 of the MTG Back2School Invitational at Eagle Academy II in Brooklyn, NY. MTG (More Than A Game) is run by Rob Moses, Assistant Coach at Cardozo HS. Here are our top prospects:

Brendan McGuire 2018 6’7 Small Forward  Chaminade HS - good coast to coast finisher who finishes well with both hands, good court vision, can be a point-forward, attacks the basket strong thru contact, good shooting form. Needs to be a more consistent shooter and be more aggressive on defense.

Liam Brennan 2019 6’8 Center  Chaminade HS - good inside finisher, can finish with both hands, decent rebounder. Needs to work on his stamina and vertical.

Mike Ferrara 2018 6’0 Guard  Chaminade HS - good 3pt shooter, shows a good understanding of the game, disciplined defender plays good on ball defense. Needs to be more of a playmaker.

Tashon Taylor 2018 6’4 Forward Edison HS - high energy player, non stop motor on both ends of the floor, tough interior defender, aggressive rebounder. Athletic game but needs to be more controlled, wild at times.

Taijay Good 2020 5’9 Point Guard John Bowne HS  - knockdown 3pt shooter, confident shifty guard who can score in bunches, quick first step, good passing skills. Needs to be more aggressive on defense.

Teequan Holley 2019 6’6 Power Forward John Bowne HS  - good interior defender, tries to contest and block every shot, athletic,very raw offensively. Needs to be a more consistent finisher inside.

Tyrese Apple 2019 6’2 Shooting Guard  John Bowne HS  - can score inside-out, crafty scorer finishes well on the drive, quick hands on defense. Needs to look for his shot more.

Josh Lugo 2019 6’5 Forward Frederick Douglass Academy - invites contact on the drive, adept at drawing fouls and converts his free throws, runs the floor well, hustles for loose balls. Needs to work on his handle and outside shot to be a SF at the next level.

Jayden Clarke 2020 6’2 Point Guard  Frederick Douglass Academy  - good passing skills and court vision, good handle needs to get tighter, hustles for loose balls, has a good feel for the game. Needs to look for his shot more and be more aggressive on the court. Long and lanky frame could grow taller by senior year

Kofi Cockburn 2019 6’11 Center  Christ The King  HS  - one of the strongest big men in the country, big body and uses it to his advantage, finishes thru contact with ease, intimidating rim protector, runs the floor like a wing very agile, good passer for a big. Needs to develop his post game more

Ryan Myers 2020 5’11 Point Guard Christ The King HS  - very good 3pt shooter, good shot of the dribble, quick first step, attacks the basket strong, good on ball defense, controls the offense, sneaky athleticism, lefty. Needs to get stronger

Jaylen Davis 2019 6’3 Shooting Guard  Christ The King HS - cerebral scorer makes it look easy, very crafty can score inside-out. Needs to be more aggressive on defense, streaky shooter.

Nathan Curry 2019 6’3 Forward Christ The King HS  - good discipline on defense goes all out on that end, good form on his shot, makes smart cuts moves well without the ball. Needs to increase his range and work on his handle to be more of a wing at the next level.

Felo Niclas 2018 6’0 Combo Guard Springfield Gardens HS  - a 3pt sniper, tight handle creates good separation, very good perimeter defender quick hands, athletic finisher. Needs to distribute more to be a true PG.

Nasir Modeste 2018 6’2 Guard Eagle Academy II - explosive leaper attacks the basket strong, will sky for rebounds with the trees, decent handle. Needs to increase his range.


posted 10/22/2017