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Posted On: 04/26/18 8:00 AM
Adidas Gauntlet Atlanta Preview
The 2018 Adidas Gauntlet will make their way to the peach state once again this year and during the second live period of April 27-29th. This year the Adidas Gauntlet session 2 will be held at Lakepoint Sports Academy in Emerson, GA. Lakepoint has hosted this event a couple times and has also hosted other shoe circuits in Nike EYBL and Under Armour Association. This weekend the metro Atlanta area is filled with next level talent but we all know most of the colleges coaches will be making their way to Emerson this weekend.
This summers Adidas Gauntlet features a plethora of top nationally known prospects in the class of 2021-2019. Top prospects such as Ashton Hagans, Christian Brown, Matthew Hurt, Charles Bassey, Isaiah Todd, Jalen Green, Kyree Walker, Josh Nickleberry, Will Baker, Armando Bacot and more. There’s a few key matchups as well this weekend that will take place Friday-Sunday.
Friday’s expected key matchups include
Dream Vision (CA) against Basketball University (TX). Dream Vision features the #6 player in the nation according to ESPN in the class of 2020, guard Kyree Walker. Walker is an explosive guard who has great passion for the game. He’s flashy and won’t hesitate to dunk on his opponents. Basketball University has a key player of their own in 2019 center Will Baker. Baker ranks #19 overall according to ESPN and one of the best bigs in the country obviously. Later that night we will be able to be on hand to see the #1 player in the nation according to ESPN, in 2020 guard Jalen Green. Jalen will be running with EBO (CA) this summer and is known for his exciting play on the court. He’s an outstanding athletic guard out of Fresno and will have the court packed to the max as his squad is set to face Atlanta’s own Atlanta Celtics.
Below you can check out who the other top prospects will be running with in this weekends Adidas Gauntlet series.
2020 G Jalen Green – EBO
2019 G Niven Glover – Team Knight
2020 F Jaemyn Brakefield – OSAG
2019 F Christian Brown – Upward Stars
2019 SG Josh Nickleberry – Team Loaded VA
2019 F Armando Bacot – Team Loaded VA
2020 F Isaiah Todd – Team Loaded NC
2019 F Onyeka Okongwu – Comp. Magic
2020 F Johnny Juzang – Comp. Magic
2020 F Evan Mobley – Comp. Magic
2019 F Isaiah Mobley – Comp. Magic
2020 F Greg Brown – Team Faith
2019 F Patrick McCaffery – D1 Minnesota
2019 Issa Muhammad – Game Elite
2019 F Koby Brown – Game Elite
2019 PG Ashton Hagans – Game Elite
2020 G Kyree Walker – Dream Vision
2020 PG Dwon Odom – Atlanta Celtics
2019 C Charles Bassey – Yes II Success
2019 C Will Baker (Westlake) – Basketball U
2019 F Matthew Hurt – D1 Minnesota
2019 PG Tyrell Jones – Showtime Ballers