2018 TriState Spring League
By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving
On Sunday May 6th, RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the latest day of games at the Tri-State High School Spring League at ABBO Gym in Harlem. Tri-State is run by NYC basketball legend, Coach Mousey. Here are our top prospects:
Max Egner 2020 6’3 Forward Maspeth HS/Queens Pythons - athletic finisher on the drive, good rebounder on both ends, can block shots, decent mid range shot. Needs to develop his handle and get stronger.
Matthew Yournet 2020 5’9 Point Guard Construction/Queens Pythons - strong handle can penetrate and finish thru traffic, good court vision and playmaking abilities, pesky perimeter defender. Needs to become a consistent outside shooter, cut down on turnovers, and get stronger.
Thomas Felton 2020 6’0 Guard JFK HS/ABBO Elite - can attack the rim strong and finish thru contact, downhill speed can go coast to coast,explosive leaper, quick hands on defense, strong body. Needs to improve his outside shot and be more aggressive on both ends.
Herbert Hawkins 2020 5’9 Guard KIPP NYC/ABBO Elite - good outside shooter, shifty handle, sneaky athleticism, pesky perimeter defender, hustled on both ends . Needs to be more aggressive with the ball in his hands and get stronger.
John Wilson 2020 5’10 Lincoln HS/Brooklyn Stompers - floor general, can get to the rim and finish thru traffic, strong handle, good perimeter defender moves feet quickly, strong body. Needs to improve his outside shooting, better shot selection, and trim down a little.
Cameron Thompson 2020 5’8 WestRidge Academy (NC)/Brooklyn Stompers - lights out shooter from deep, quick release high arc on his jumper, good pull-up jumper, quick first step, quick shifty handle.
Klay Brown 2018 6’4 Small Forward Combine Academy (NC)/Brooklyn Stompers - attacks the rim strong can finish thru contact, above the rim finisher, explosive leaper, good perimeter handle, can go coast to coast, athletic rebounder, strong body. Needs to be a consistent outside shooter.
Sekou Sylla 2018 6’5 Small Forward South Shore HS/Brooklyn Stompers - attacks the rim strong can finish thru contact, can finish with either hand soft touch, can score on all three levels, great energy on defense, good rebounder. Needs to get stronger.