#BClayRecruiting: Kendall Sterling – College Recruiting Player Profile


Name: Kendall Sterling
Height: 5’10″
HS Grad Year: 2024
Position: SG
School / Hometown: Seymour HS (Crothersville, Indiana)
Club Team: Indiana Flight

Player Evaluations:

Date: September 12, 2021
Location: Brandon Clay Training Academy (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Evaluator: Brandon Clay

Sterling is filling out nicely from our first Training Academy in Atlanta in the first part of 2020. She has the height and size to serve as a legitimate off guard at the college level with a jumper to match. If anything, Sterling can keep working on times to find her shot. Off the bounce, leading with the basketball in front of her on a change of direction will only aid her development.

Date: April 23, 2021 
Location: Under Armour Circuit (Birmingham, Alabama) 
Evaluator: Brandon Clay

Unfortunately our staff did not get to watch Sterling with her Indiana Flight team as they had a medical emergency that forced them to miss their scheduled game on Friday. That said, we full expect for Sterling to show that she is capable of playing in the backcourt  guard skill wise mixed with the ability to rebound her position from the wing consistently against the best competition that the UAA circuit has to offer. 

Date: September 2021
Location: Brandon Clay Training Academy (Indianapolis, IN)
Evaluator: Brandon Clay

Sterling looked she’s been putting the time in on her game since the last time we trained earlier in the calendar year. The footwork on her jumper was clean with a consistent followthrough. Like most talented jump shooters at an early age, Sterling can keep growing by learning when to attack off the bounce versus when she has a clean, uncontested shot read. In that way, Sterling is a prospect solidly on our radar.

Date: September 2020
Location: Brandon Clay Training Academy (Atlanta, GA)
Evaluator: Jonathan Hemingway

Sterling is a highly skilled guard who possesses good size as well. Her shooting stroke is accented by the fact that she gets it off so quickly. Her skill moves beyond just her ability to shoot. She showed great ball fakes to set up drives and passes. She is also comfortable at making weak hand passes to cutting teammates. Defensively Sterling is quite competent. She moves into proper position consistently and anticipates plays well. Maximizing her lateral quickness will be her challenge as she climbs the ladder of elite competition.  — Coach Hemi

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Brandon Clay is the owner of the Brandon Clay Scouting Report, Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. Brandon Clay Scouting is utilized by more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide. Clay serves as the Executive Camp Director for the Brandon Clay Recruiting National Training Academies. He is a McDonald’s All-American Game Selection Committee member. Clay serves on the Naismith Trophy Men’s / Women’s College Player of the Year Academy and is the National Coordinator of Voting for the Boys / Girls All-American Teams. He has been involved in the community since 2001. You can reach Clay at [email protected]