BrandonClayScouting: Player Card – Ethan Thompson

Class of 2017 guard Ethan Thompson of Gardena, California, is headed to Oregon State. See what makes his game special. (Photo by Jon Lopez)

Class of 2017 guard Ethan Thompson of Gardena, California, is headed to Oregon State. See what makes his game special. (Photo by Jon Lopez)


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Nike EYBL Session 4 in Atlanta, GA.

Photo Jon Lopez/Nike

Ethan Thompson (Gardena, Calif.), Bishop Montgomery HS / California Supreme
Height: 6’4″
Position: Guard
Committed College: Oregon State
Star Grade:

4-star

 


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By: @JLHemingwayPSB & @BrandonClayPSB

BrandonClayScouting.com Player Evaluations

Date: May 24, 2016
Evaluator: Jonathan Hemingway
Location: Nike EYBL Session IV (Suwanee, Ga.)

Thompson showed himself to be a solid point guard who can feed the post or hit the open jumper. On the season he averaged 10.8 points per game while shooting 42% from the field. He added 3 points and 3 assists per game through the circuit season and Peach Jam.

Date: May 24, 2016
Evaluator: Brandon Clay
Location: Nike EYBL Session IV (Suwanee, Ga.)

Thompson is a marksman from the outside shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc. He’s averaging 10.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per in EYBL play.

Date: May 23, 2015
Evaluator: Jonathan Hemingway
Location: Nike EYBL Session IV (Minneapolis, Minn.)

Thompson has length in the backcourt making a nice right hand on left side finish in the open floor. We didn’t see Thompson display consistent range on his outside shot here but is a nice prospect at the lead guard spot.

Highlights of Thompson courtesy of Under the Radar Highlight Videos


 

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Staff-Pic-B-ClayBrandon Clay is the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc., and BrandonClayScouting.com. He serves as the Executive Camp Director for the Elite Basketball Academy Camps. Clay is a McDonald’s All-American Game Selection Committee member. He also votes on the Naismith Trophy Men’s / Women’s College Player of the Year Academy and is the HS Boys / Girls All-American Team Board of Selectors Chairperson. He has been involved in the community since 2001. You can reach Clay at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com

Coach Hemi-100-100Jonathan Hemingway is a National Evaluator for the OTRHoopsReport. Hemingway serves on the Board of Selectors for the Naismith Trophy. also He is also the publisher of CoachHemi.com. He has been involved in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on  twitter @JLHemingwayPSB