Malik Monk (left) and Dedric Lawson were two of the best players at their respective position at the 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy. Photo: Ronnie Flores
We attended the first three of four evaluation days at the 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas and broke down our notes to rank the top forty players in attendance.
Dedric Lawson (pictured) and his older brother K.J. Lawson both made the 2013-14 Student Sports Underclass All-American team. The brothers will play next season at Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.). Photo: Ronnie Flores
Class players of the year Ben Simmons (Juniors), Josh Jackson (Sophomores) and Jalek Felton (Freshmen) headline the 2013-14 Student Sports Underclass All-American team.
Jayson Tatum dazzled at the first Nike EYBL session on the West Coast with his offensive ability and court awareness. His face up game is quite advanced for a player entering his junior year.
We evaluated all rounds of games at the 2014 EYBL session No. 1 in Sacramento, Calif. and broke down our notes and reports to rank the top 40 performers led by Student Sports First Team All-American Ben Simmons, second teamer Ivan Rabb, high-scoring guard Allonzo Trier and 2016 standout Jayson Tatum.
Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones join Stanley Johnson as two-time Student Sports First Team All-Americans. Photo: Scott Kurtz
Mr. Basketball USA Cliff Alexander, Jahlil Okafor, Stanley Johnson and Emmanuel Mudiay highlight 20th annual Student Sports All-American team. Elite honor squad includes 20-man first team and 30-man second team.
Josh Jackson is one of the nation’s best players regardless of class and potentially Michigan’s top prospect since 1991 Mr. Basketball USA Chris Webber. Photo: Ronnie Flores
Underclass Players of the Year Ben Simmons, Josh Jackson and Jalek Felton made a tremendous impact this season and are selected the nation’s top players among juniors, sophomores and freshmen, respectively. The next end-of-season honors squad published with be the 20th Annual Student Sports All-American team.
Brandon Knight was the 2009 Student Sports National Junior of the Year and a two-time Gatorade National Player of the Year. Today he’s a guard with the Milwaukee Bucs. Photo: Scott Kurtz
All-time Student Sports Underclass Player of the Year honorees among juniors, sophomores and freshmen going back to 1970 as selected by the editors of StudentSportsBasketball.com.
The performances of Jahlil Okafor of Whiney Young (Chicago) at the McDonald’s All-American Game and Nike Hoop Summit helped close the gap between Cliff Alexander and the other top candidates in the Mr. Basketball USA race. Photo: Brian Spurlock-McDonalds
The final ballots are in and the closing to Jahlil Okafor’s spectacular season tightens the Mr. Basketball USA race. Cliff Alexander, Stanley Johnson and Emmanuel Mudiay are the three candidates to appear on every ballot.