Posted On: 08/27/15 10:00 AM

tonyroe, thines21 and I certainly provided our fair share of player evaluations this spring and summer, but we thought we'd give the guys who know the kids best a chance to be vocal: the coaches. 

John Lamb: Kingdom Hoops Program Director

2017 Jal Bijiek, Des Moines North, 6’7 SF

“What can’t I say about Jal, he’s extremely, extremely goal-oriented -- he’s got some dreams that are huge and that young man does whatever it takes to get them. He sat out of high school basketball last year just so he could make sure he had good enough grades, and when colleges did come around he could be proud of what he had to tell them and continue to be on their radar. He worked out every single day last year when he was going to school to get his grades up, in the weight room and on the court. And I know that’s the reason he went from being off the radar, to on the radar -- from never heard of, to heard of.”


2017 Quinton Curry, Valley, 6’5 F

“Quinton is an animal, he’s the hardest working young-man that I have been around in my six years at Kingdom

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