BUFORD, Ga. – The Elite Basketball Academy All-American Camp is designed to bring some of the nation’s top prospects together to compete and showcase their skills in front of BrandonClayScouting.com and OTRHoopsReport.com evaluators.
Garrett Gilkeson – (Parkersburg, W.V.) – Parkersburg South HS – 2016
The 6-foot-2 wing started his busy weekend by leading his high school team to a Friday night win on the grid iron. Gilkeson, who plays quarterback for the AAA school, threw for 269 yards on 17-21 passing. He threw for one touchdown and ran for another, then immediately got in a car and drove eight hours to compete at the All-American Camp. He showed no signs of fatigue as the two-sport star sank jumpers quickly on Saturday homework help online chat afternoon. With length and an athletic frame to match, Gilkeson proved to be as efficient off of the dribble as he was spotting up around the arc. His pull-up jumper was too much for smaller opponents to be able to defend. His activity on the defense end was equally as effective as he started the break with deflections and steals. Currently Gilkeson is a perfect complementary player who takes advantage of the space created by quicker teammates. With over a year of development in front of him, learning how to create his own shot could take him to a new level on the basketball court.
Chris Parks – (Sugar Hill, Ga.) – Lanier HS – 2018
The 6-4 freshman caught the attention of our staff of evaluators with prototype frame and solid skill set. Wearing a size 18 shoe, it is obvious that Parks still has several inches left to essay on metro bus service grow and already has the broad shoulders that are needed to make impact on the interior. His specialty this weekend was showing that he could finish around the rim effectively. He became a point guard’s best friend as he finished a number of drop off passes in traffic. Impressively he also ran the court well for a big man his size. Although he is an interior player, he did show glimpses of being able to face the basket as he did hit a spot up 3-pointer on day one. Aside from maturing physically, Parks will need to polish the rest of his game to become a consistent contributor in years to come. Learning how to affect the game when the ball is not is hands, on both ends of the floor, will be tantamount for his development.
Greenan Sullivan – (South Bend, Ind.) – St. Joseph HS – 2015
Sullivan homework help free online is 5-11 guard who can be effective playing either as a point guard or a shooting guard. He showed his play making ability off of the dribble here today as he used change of speed and direction to get into the lane and score. The Indiana native was particularly good in the mid-range as he hit multiple pull-up jumpers off the dribble. When playing the shooting guard position he was lights out from beyond the arc. His high accuracy as a shooter makes him a must cover for defenses, which stretches the floor for his teammates as byproduct. Although Sullivan was hampered by a groin strain on day one, he showed toughness and still managed to make numerous plays to become a camp standout from the weekend.
Elite Basketball Academy Series
***Designed for evaluation purposes, these are great opportunities for upperclassmen and underclassmen alike to get valuable game broadcasts that can be sent to college coaches with a single email message. For underclassmen, it also serves as the gateway for prospects with remaining high school eligibility to play in front of our National Evaluators.
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Jonathan Hemingway is the Assistant Director of Scouting for the JumpOffPlus.com. The service is used by more than 150 colleges and universities nationwide. He also serves on the selection committee for the EBA All-American, Fab Five and Super 64 Camps. He has been involved in the community since 2002 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on twitter @JLHemingwayPSB