Dyckman Summer League Top Performers - 7/25
On Thursday night, July 25, RecruitTheBronx.com took a trip to the famed Dyckman Tournament in the Inwod section of Manhattan to check out the action as the best players in the tri-state area came out to do battle on the blacktop. Here are some of the standouts from that night’s action:
Rhyjon Blackwell, 6-0, Shooting Guard, Combine Academy (NC), Harlem 4 Life, Class of 2020 - Blackwell is lightning-quick and is very good at getting to the basket with precision. He is a good facilitator when it comes to getting passes to his teammates. Very careful and doesn’t turn the ball over.
Moussa Cisse, 6-11, Forward, Christ the King High School, OTN, Class of 2021 - As he has shown us all summer, Cisse can dominate the game on both ends of the court. Is a great enforcer in the low post on the offensive end and can be a formidable presence when rebounding when blocking shots.
Khalil Brantley, 5-10, Point Guard, Boys & Girls High School, OTN, Class of 2021 - Brantley can make plenty of plays and direct his team on the floor as far as when and where to move. Has the ability to shoot from three-point range. Is able to get past defenders efficiently when he has the ball.
Alpha Diallo, 6-2, Point Guard, Putnam Science Academy (CT), OTN, Class of 2020 - Diallo is a good playmaker and a player who will find ways to make an impact in the game. Struggles with scoring, but is very scrappy as far as staying with his man on defense and passing the ball on offense.
Ziare Wells, 6-4, Shooting Guard, Nazareth High School, OTN, Class of 2021 - Wells has plenty of explosion in his game and is a potent scorer. Knows how and when to attack the basket and can hurt the defense when left open on the perimeter. His athletic ability allows him to play above the rim and score over the opposition.
Brandon Hendricks-Ellis, 5-10, Point Guard, James Monroe High School, Team ATM, Class of 2020 - Hendricks-Ellis likes going to the basket and is fearless in doing so. He is able to absorb contact when going to the basket and can also pass the ball when needed in order for teammates to get baskets.
Ramsey King, 5-7, Point Guard, Thomas Jefferson High School, Team ATM, Class of 2021 - King is great at bringing the ball up the court and creating for himself. Struggles with shot selection as far as shooting from the perimeter, but can get to the basket efficiently. Has excellent court vision and is good at beating his man on the offensive end.
Tyler Hawkins, 6-0, Point Guard, Abraham Lincoln High School, Team ATM, Class of 2022 - Hawkins is small in stature, but plays bigger than his height. Is a player that can create for himself and is a high-volume shooter from long range. Has good ball handling skills and can get to the basket easily, but struggles with finishing at the cup.
Brian De La Rosa, 5-8, Shooting Guard, LaSalle Academy, Team ATM, Class of 2020 - De La Rosa likes to make plays, is great at getting to the basket and is able to score at will. He likes to run in transition and will take advantage and obliterate the defense when he is allowed to get to the basket.
Max Amadusun, 6-10, Our Saviour Lutheran High School, PD Nation, Class of 2020 - Amadusun is another D1 sized big who we’ve gotten to see alot of. He is a solid enforcer in the low post and is able to use his large frame to intimidate the opposition as he is great at blocking shots and rebounding. He can also finish around the basket and make hook shots.
Ibine Ayo Sidiku, 6-6, Forward, Our Saviour Lutheran High School, PD Nation, Class of 2022 - Sidiku is forward who has a lithe frame but is able to make an impact as he has plenty of energy when he is on the court. Has superb athleticism and is a good finisher at the rim. A player that loves to run in transition.
Toby Okani, 6-6, St. Benedict’s Preparatory School (NJ), Northeast Basketball Club, Class of 2020 - Okani can score in a variety of ways, as far as taking the ball to the basket and can also shoot from long range. Has plenty of athleticism and versatility when it comes to his offensive skills.
Cliff Omoruyi, 6-10, Forward, Roselle Catholic High School (NJ), Northeast Basketball Club, Class of 2020 - Omoruyi is dominant in the paint area, as he attacks the glass and the rim with reckless abandon. Is a physical specimen that has a lot of strength when it comes to rebounding and blocking shots.
Jordan Riley, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Brentwood High School, Northeast Basketball Club, Class of 2021 - Riley is very scrappy and possesses a lot of strength. Goes up for rebounds and showcases plenty of athleticism by going up for dunks. Is a good defender when it comes to getting loose balls.
Zarique Nutter, 6-4, Shooting Guard, The Patrick School (NJ), Skull Gang, Class of 2020 - Nutter is tough and scrappy. Has a very high motor and is able to get to the basket efficiently. Is very good at creating for himself and has the ability to score when it comes to getting to the basket.
Nick Jourdain, 6-8, Forward, Montclair Immaculate Conception High School, Skull Gang, Class of 2020 - Jourdain is tall and athletic and knows where and when to move on the court. Is very solid when in the paint and is also good at making shots and playing above the rim. Has good hands when it comes to getting rebounds.
Kirk Parsons, 6-0, Shooting Guard, The Patrick School, Skull Gang, Class of 2020 - Parsons is quick and deceptive when getting to the lane. Finds ways to get into the lane and loves to run in transition. Loves to score in transition.
Justin Forest, 6-3, Point Guard, Campus Magnet High School, Skull Gang, Class of 2020 - Forest has plenty of court vision and is very alert when on the defensive end when it comes to getting steals and loose balls. Has the ability to get to the basket and finds ways multiple ways to get to score.