LAS VEGAS – A number of prospects delivered solid performances at the Lebron James Skills Academy. One of those was Indiana commitment Stanford Robinson.
Robinson has put together two strong camp performances.
Physical and competitive, Robinson made plays all over the court. Beyond his ambidextrous slashing ability, Robinson knocked down jumpers and was effective coming off the high ball screen. He also was a significant presence on the defensive end. The bottom line is that he will help Indiana win basketball games in the future and is making a strong argument to move up in the rankings.
Marcus Lee – The 6-foot-9 power forward had an impressive day. His length, athleticistside shooter.m and activity produced positive play after positive play inside the arc. His upside is tremendous depending on how much bulk and strength he can gain and how he improves as an outside shooter.
Wesley Clark – The point guard out of Michigan made quite a strong impression with his play. A nifty ball handler, Clark navigated the high ball screen with precision. He found teammates and also got to the rim.
Julius Randle – The top prospect in the 2013 class was a force going to the rim as usual. He also has the ability to make the cross court pass off the dribble with strength and accuracy.
Chris Walker – This ultra-athletic big man finished off a number of tough shots off the dribble in transition. His scoring is limited to around the basket, but he is force when going to the rim.
Kennedy Meeks – He isn't that athletic, but Meeks knows how to play. He is composed with the basketball, has a plethora of low post moves and has a soft touch.
Noah Vonleh – A great prospect with a strong all around game, Vonleh is one of the best offensive rebounders in the high school game.
Andrew Wiggins – His overall athleticism makes him a special prospect. His ever improving skill level makes him an even more special prospect. He scored at all three levels, and his finger roll tip in was a play I don't think I've ever seen before.
Anthony Barber – "Cat" sometimes choses his moments to impact the game, but when he does kick it into gear, he is quite impressive. One of those moments was when he picked a ball handler, dished for a dunk and then pushed the tempo on the next two possessions and hit tough pull up jumpers.
Nigel Williams-Goss – The Washington commitment was on top of his game during the night session. He doesn't have blow by speed, but he has a strong command of his game, a feel for his teammates, the ability to make shots and is a reliable defender and rebounder.
JaJuan Johnson – This shooting guard out of Memphis will draw large crowds of college coaches in July. The wiry athlete is a natural scorer and a focused defender.
D'Angelo Russell – The 2014 combo guard has a great feel for the game. He makes quality decisions with the basketball, doesn't get sped up and is a reliable shot maker.
Isaac Hamilton – Like Russell, Hamilton has a feel for the game. He scores in a variety of ways and is a playmaker as a handler and passer.
Tyler Roberson – Playing with an impressive motor, Roberson was a rebounding force during the day. His athleticism and promising skill level make him a coveted recruit.
Davon Reed – His game is physical and focused. Reed came up with some impressive defensive plays, and on the offensive end, he scored at all three levels.
Troy Williams – He struggled in his first game, but in his second game while matched up with James Young, Williams found his groove. Along with scoring off the dribble, he also made plays on the defensive end with his length.
Shannon Hale – The Alabama commitment made plays with his athleticism and hustle and then added several makes from behind the three-point line.
Kuran Iverson – At 6-foot-8 his comfort with the basketball is quite notable. Although right handed, he is a dangerous left handed driver and can find teammates while attacking with the dribble.
Marc Loving – He is a finesse player who isn't overly athletic, but Ohio State fans will love the way he can knock down shots.
Chris McCullough – This 2014 prospect still is in the process of refining his skill game, but his quick leaping ability gives him a decisive edge over the competition.
Kyle Washington – He has a top notch motor for a big man and also has a skill package that will continue to improve. Washington looks for the long outlet, runs the floor very well and has a knack for making the impact hustle play.
Ivan Raab – Only a 2015 prospect, Rabb matched up well with his older competitors. His ceiling his high and he is a prospect well worth tracking over the next couple years.
– Kuran Iverson is considering offers from UConn, Oklahoma State, Seton Hall and Florida. He is waiting, however, for Kentucky to begin recruiting him.
– Austin Nichols hasn't formulated a school list and isn't listing any favorites. He did list offers and a strong recruiting effort from Virginia, Florida, Duke, North Carolina, Memphis, Tennessee, Texas and Missouri.
– 2014 prospect Justin Jackson listed offers from Virginia, Virginia Tech, Texas, Baylor, Ohio State, Washington and Georgetown. North Carolina, Duke, Florida, Arizona, Wisconsin and Stanford are showing interest.
– Jabari Bird is down to five schools- California, Washington, Arizona, Oregon and Colorado. California and Washington are his top two schools. He has visited California and Arizona. He will soon visit the other three.
– 2015 prospect Ivan Raab has offers from Arizona and California and expects to visit Arizona soon. Strong interest is coming from Texas, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Seattle, Oregon State, Ohio State and Oregon.