RTB Livestream Participants - Session 2
Session 2 Saturday November 14 10am-Noon
at George Washington Carver Center
7 Academy Street, Norwalk, CT
Jersey #2 Christian Sullivan (2021) 6’2 shooting guard, Massapequa High - Sullivan has great feel for the game. He can spot up and spread the floor, can also finish around the rim. Always looking to box out to the rebound and push in transition. Defensively, he has great lateral quickness to keep up with the quickest opponents. 3.7 gpa.
Jersey #3 Lenny Buddington III (2022) 6’1 guard Christian Brothers Academy (Albany, NY), AAU Team: City Rocks - Buddington is very efficient and unselfish playmaker with a high IQ who enjoys getting his teammates involved. He has lightning quick handles; draws double teams off the dribble with ease and makes the right pass. A versatile scorer at all three levels with a good mid-range game and floater package, including a great shooting touch off the catch as well as off the dribble. Buddington hses his length (76 inch wingspan) to deflect passes and force turnovers. He loads the stat sheet and possesses a “silent assassin” aura. He is currently receiving interest from several DII and NESCAC schools. 3.4 gpa.
Jersey #4 Chris Hough (2021) 6’3 guard, Capital Prep Magnet School (CT) – Hough is an athletic guard that is equally effective at attacking the rim and shooting from distance with deep range. He has a solid handle, quick first step, and plays above the rim. Hough can also hit the mid-range jump shot and uses the step back to create space to make contested shots. His long arms and quickness is also an asset on defense.
Jersey #5 Joseph Carrier (2021) 6’4 wing, White Plains High, AAU Team: Connecticut Elite (Perrier) - Carrier is a high IQ, smooth shooting guard who is lethal from all areas of the court, especially mid range off the dribble. He has an excellent quick catch-and-shoot 3 point shot with a high release and loves to shoot over the defender. He is also a top on-ball defender with a combination of length, physicality and lateral quickness. A strong motor enables him to rebound well on both ends of the floor. 3.2 gpa.
Jersey #6 Oliver Shevick (2021) 6’5 small forward, Fox Lane High, AAU Team: Riverside Hawks (Player) - Shevick is a great passer and handles the ball very well. He can create for himself and his teammates and is an excellent finisher around the rim. Shevick is also a strong shooter with the ability to knock down 3s and mid range pull ups. In addition, he plays with a ton of intensity, rebounding and defending at a high level. 3.8 gpa.
Jersey #7 RJ Neysmith (2023) 6’2 point guard, HolyTrinity Dioceses High, AAU Team: Rising Stars - Neysmith is a very athletic rebounding point guard with great size, who loves getting paint touches and finishing at the rim. He dribbles well with either hand, can see the floor, passes well, andd is great at attacking and finishing at the rim. He has a decent mid range shot and a developing 3 point stroke. 2020 Pangos East Top Player selection.
Jersey #8 Christian Nalbatian (2021) 6’4 small forward, Danbury High (CT), AAU Team: CSA Velocity (Acevedo) – Nalbatian has a great feel for the floor and is very unselfish with the ball. He passes very well. He is a very good player from the wing, possessing a high percentage shot from both the 3pt and midrange. He has a very good left handed drive with great footwork. On defense, he keeps his opponents away from the basket. He is a team player with a lot of respect for the game, players and most of all his coaches.
Jersey #9 Aidan Lamothe (2022) 6’1 guard, Westhill High School (CT) - Lamothe is an aggressive guard that plays with high intensity on both ends of the court. He is able to make crafty drives, mid-range pull-ups, and deep threes alike. He uses the length of his height and arms to his advantage for rebounding opportunities. 3.8 gpa.
Jersey #11 Charlie Shevick (2023) 6’3 guard, Fox Lane High, AAU Team: Riverside Hawks (Colon) - Charlie Shevick is a great shooter from anywhere on the floor and can handle the ball. He’s a good passer who sets up his teammates well for easy baskets. He plays great defense on and off the ball. 4.0 gpa.
Jersey #12 Ahmad Storey (2021) 6’0 shooting guard, Capital Prep Magnet School (CT), AAU Teams: CT Titans (Jones) - Storey finds ways to score and create opportunities for himself with or without the ball in his hands. He is deceptively athletic, can handle the ball, and defend. He can finish around the rim with either hand and has a nice touch on his jump shot. Storey can knock down open 3s, but one of his best scoring weapons is his foul line jump shot. His aggressive rim attack creates foul trouble issues for the opponent. 3.0 gpa.
Jersey #13 Luke Nieman (2022) 5’11 guard, Cheshire High (CT), AAU Team: Mustapha Heron Skills Academy (Heron) - Nieman is an excellent 3 pt shooter with a great looking shot and a knack for getting open. He can also keep defenders off balance with his ability to drive to the basket. Nieman has a strong play making ability along with a good basketball I.Q. that serves him well while he continues to get stronger. A very hard worker, he receives feedback well and can be another coach on the floor. 3.8 gpa.
Jersey #14 Jalen Gordon (2021) 6’3 guard, Capital Prep Magnet School (CT), AAU Team: Connecticut Elite (Perrier) - Gordon is a versatile guard who can score at all 3 levels. Gordon can play and defend multiple positions and has a nice shooting touch with range beyond the 3 point arc. Gordon attacks the basket, can finish around defenders with either hand and has the strength to power through contact. He is a willing passer that also finds opportunities to score without the ball.
Jersey #15 Ronald RJ Greene (2022) 6’5 guard, Iona Prep High, AAU Team: PSA Cardinals (Mark) – Greene is an athletic and versatile combo guard with an explosive first step. He is a 2-way player who can rebound the ball well. He is a great defensive asset who can guard all positions. Greene is very effective from the wing, creating plays for himself and his teammates, great catch-n-shooter from behind the arc. 3.4 gpa.
Jersey #16 Nick Watts (2022) 6’7 forward, Northport High, AAU Team: NY Jayhawks (David) - Watts is a great rebounder and defender. He has a great feel around the rim and uses his will to win to help lead his teammates. He knows how to pass the ball well and quickly out to the open shooter. He has great footwork and exlusive agility in the post, and he likes to attack the basket by driving strongly to the rim. He is an high academic and role model student. 2020 Long Island.com All Sophomore Team. 2020-21 PrepHoops.com projected All State Team candidate. 3.7 gpa.
Jersey #20 Thomas Sutter (2022) 6’2 point guard, White Plains High (NY), AAU Team: Connecticut Elite (Bentley) - Sutter is a facilitator who always find the open man. He is an excellent 3 point shooter with a quick release, and very deep range. He can beat the close-out defender, both with thefloater or a strong finishh at the rim. 3.4 gpa.
Jersey #24 Johnny McCain (2022) 6’1 guard, Trumbull High (CT), AAU Team: Connecticut Elite – McCain is a true sniper and a consistent threat with unlimited range and a quick release. He can also create shots off of the dribble from all spots on the floor. He is a high IQ guard with great court vision and easily creates shots for himself and others. Prep Hoops New England Top Player Ranking. 3.4 gpa.
Jersey #25 Josh Lubell (2021) 6’2 guard, Brien McMahon High (CT), AAU Team: Hoop Haven (Nash) - Lubell is an aggressive and versatile guard. He can score in transition and shoot the ball efficiently. He also has an underrated ability to throw simple passes to the open man. He plays both ends of the floor. Lubell can score the basketball from all three levels. He has a wide array of moves and is a creativefinisher around the rim. 3.4 gpa.
Jersey #28 Timari Rivera (2021) 6’8 center, Staples High (CT) - Rivera is the biggest body on the court, a truly intimidating presence. He is a tremendous defender and shot blocker in the FCIAC conference. He has a high basketball IQ and per his varsity coach, Rivera is a great team leader. He can finish with either hand and attacks the glass well.
Jersey #35 Christopher CJ Fay 5’8 guard, Notre Dame-Fairfield (CT), AAU Team: Westport Allstars - Fay is an all around threat on offense, a sharpshooter from all areas on the floor. He has great court vision and great ball control skills. Fay is a good on-ball defender who picks pockets and rebounds very well for his position.