2018 Unsigned Hype Seniors Game
By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715
Friday, April 6
Recruit The Bronx was in the building to watch some of New York City’s unsigned seniors showcase their talent in front of more than 30 college coaches at George Westinghouse HS. James Barrett,the tournament director, had approximately 40 seniors playing in two showcase games. The first game was Team Batman vs. Team Spiderman and the second game was Team Captain America vs Team Black Panther. Below are The Recruit The Bronx top performers.
Kevon Leary 2018 6’5 wing Metro BDA - athletic in transition. Quick leaper. Decent passer with some playmaking abilities. Runs the floor. Needs to be a better shooter and work more on his weak hand dribble.
Kenneth Hines 2018 6’6 forward Metro BDA - effective in the post with his rebounding and face up moves. Will surprise you with his ability to dribble drive. Knows how to create space when he puts his weight on you. Needs to get in better shape.
Victor Ogbo 2018 6’5 forward Brooklyn Law & Tech - good rebounder. Always in the right spot around the rim. Decent defender in the post. Has good hands. Average offensive skill set but finishes at the basket. Needs to increase his vertical.
Damarly Smith 2018 6’1 guard Our Savior Lutheran - strong with his play. Not afraid to be physical on offense or defense. Can hit open shots. Knows how to use his dribble to create a driving lane. Decent passer. Needs to stay consistent with his 3pt shot.
Dallas Watson 2018 6’3 guard St. Raymond HS - good player. Knows when and how to attack the basket. Can play at the rim. Solid athlete. Very capable of making plays and being a scoring threat. Needs to work on his outside shooting.
Tyler Bourne 2018 5’8 point guard Notre Dame - Fairfield (CT) - solid player. Good point guard. Has the ability to take over the game with his scoring. Effective 3pt shooter. Can play make off the dribble for himself and others. Good with his pass. Needs to get stronger and use his speed to defend harder.
Wahaad Johnson 2018 6’0 Bedford Academy - good 3pt shooter. Has decent range on his shot. Plays with good intensity. Can score the ball. Can beat you off the dribble. Needs to be consistent shooting when being closely guarded and his one the ball defense.
Omar Silverio 2018 6’5 guard St. Raymond HS - has a solid skill set. Can be used for his dribble, shooting and passing. Decent strength when driving at the basket. Streaky at times as a scorer. Needs to be an elevated 3pt shooter
Jamahl Humbert 2018 6’4 wing McKee HS (Staten Island) - can play above the rim. Good athletic ability. Effective going down hill. Can be a good rebounder. Streaky shooter. Needs to work on his passing skills and defense.
Ali Sumareh 2018 6’4 wing South Bronx Prep - makes good use of his size when rebounding. Can get you some put back baskets in the paint. Can get the rebound and start the fast break. Can play up tempo and is good in the open court. Good offensive player. Needs to work on his shot and dribble.