BrandonClayScouting: Player Card – Herb Jones

Class of 2017 wing-forward Herb Jones of Alabama, was one of the nation's biggest stock-risers this summe. (Photo by Jon Lopez)

Class of 2017 wing-forward Herb Jones of Alabama, was one of the nation’s biggest stock-risers this summe. (Photo by Jon Lopez)

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(Photo by Jon Lopez)

(Photo by Jon Lopez)

Herb Jones (Greensboro, Alabama), Hale County HS / Alabama Challenge
Height: 6’7″
Position: Wing
Committed College: Alabama
Star Grade:



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By: @JLHemingwayPSB & @BrandonClayPSB Player Evaluations

Date: May 29, 2016
Evaluator: Brandon Clay
Location: Nike EYBL Session IV (Suwanee, Ga.)

Jones is solid option at the guard spot. He is averaging 8.9 points, 3.6 rebounds in 16 EYBL games. Jones played both wing spots here and handled in the open floor. The left-handed wing is putting up quality numbers: 77 percent from the line, 36 from the 3-point line and 41 percent from the field.

Date: May 29, 2016
Evaluator: Jonathan Hemingway
Location: Nike EYBL Session IV (Suwanee, Ga.)

Jones is a left handed guard with great size and skill to match. He makes a lot of plays in the mid range and has soft touch to score off the bounce. He even hit a pull-up 3 in transition today vs. Team Penny. He put up modest numbers for the season scoring 8.9 points on 41% shooting to go along with 3.6 rebounds.

Highlights of Jones courtesy of Playmaker Productions




Brandon Clay is the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc., and 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

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 He has been involed in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at and follow him on  twitter @JLHemingwayPSB