@TheFlyHoopsGuy Picks His Top players from the Converse TOA
‘ David Quimby, 6’3 Dougherty High 2017, 23pg Converse TOA- Quimby was one of the most elusive prospects during the weekend. He possesses good ball handling skills and a quick first step. Has the ability to score by beating defenders off the dribble or with his jump shot behind the arc. Nice athleticism and is […]
David Quimby, 6’3 Dougherty High 2017, 23pg
Converse TOA- Quimby was one of the most elusive prospects during the weekend. He possesses good ball handling skills and a quick first step. Has the ability to score by beating defenders off the dribble or with his jump shot behind the arc. Nice athleticism and is a volume scorer, averaging 23 ppg.
Improvements- Quimby has the ability to get to the rim at anytime, but he had trouble finishing plays around the rim. Needs to improve upper body strength and learn to play through the contact. Although he has the ability to hit the jump shot, his consistency is questionable. Also needs to improve his explosiveness. Also needs to improve his on ball defense and rebounding.
Ratings- Division One Athlete
Schools of Interest- University of Florida is showing strong interest
Rayveon Thornton 6’4 G Osborne high school 2017
Converse TOA – Thornton has a lot of potential and a huge upside. Very athletic and has a nice basketball frame. Smooth operator in one on one situations. Has the ability to beat defenders off the dribble and good footwork down low. Very strong when getting to the rim and finishes plays with contact. High volume scorer, Thornton averages 28 ppg.
Improvements- Needs to improve his jump shot ability and consistency.
Courtland Holloway 6’5 G/F Wetumpka High School
Reebok Elite- Holloway demonstrated his ability to get to the basket from the wing. Has good speed in the open court and has the ability to shoot off the dribble. Has good footwork and plays the passing lanes well. Averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds. Was named to the All-Metro team in 2014.
Improvements- Needs to be more aggressive with the basketball. Has to grow as a player. Has a huge ceiling.
Converse TOA- Holloway was lights out behind the arc and showcased that he has improved his aggressiveness on offense. Holloway was one of the better shooters during the weekend and also showcased that he has the ability to play hard nose on ball defense.
Improvements- As his body matures, Holloway will continue to get better. Has to improve his explosiveness and finish dunks.
Rating- Division One Athlete.
Schools of Interest- N/A
Devontae Dean 6’3 South Atlanta High School 2016
Converse TOA- Dean was Georgia’s All-State point guard last season for South Atlanta and is the glue to a team. Has a very quick step and gets to the basket at ease. Has good court vision and understands leadership goes a long way at the point guard position. Very reliable on both ends of the court. Averages 12 ppg and is a very solid on ball defender. Dean usually guards and shuts down the opposing team’s best player.
Improvements- Needs to improve his strength and has to be a better jump shooter to play at the next level.
Rating- Lower Division One. Division II Prospect
Schools of Interest- N/A
Korbian Bell 6’6 south Atlanta 2016
ConverseTOA- Bell was one of the most athletic prospects at the tournament. Bell has a extra year of eligibility left and will be one of the players to watch next season. Averages 15 ppg and has good speed in the open court. Very strong with the basketball and Bell has the explosiveness to finish with authority. Very raw in his development.
Improvements- Bell needs to improve on his ball handling and extend his game to the wing. Has to work on his footwork and jump shot ability off the dribble and spot up shooting. Needs to be more aggressive with the basketball.
Rating- Lower Division One, Division II prospect
Schools of interest- N/A