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Posted On: 06/15/18 12:54 PM
As we gear up for a big July in prep basketball, it’s important to recognize the players that had a great spring. This is our second look at athletes who have had a standout spring AAU season. Check out Part 1 as well: Super Spring: Part 1
2020, F, The Family, Old Redford
Jackson has become one of the best shotblockers in the country. He’s an elite basketball player nationally with a nearly unmatched combination of skills and athleticism.
2019, 6’7”, F, Michigan Playmakers, Detroit Catholic Central
Rukat has shown soft hands around the basket and a nice looking jumper.
2019, G, 6’3”, UTS Elite 17u, Grand Rapids Catholic Central
Belcher is a crafty left hander. He hunts shots and gets buckets.
2020, G, Greenwood Elite 16u, East Kentwood
Jones has been attacking the rim and finishing, all while being a consistent shooter from three point range.
2019, 6’3”, G, Motor City Bad Boys, Detroit Henry Ford
Walker is a versatile athlete who can play the 1-3 spots. He’s a solid defender who can match up with almost any position.
2019, F, The Family, Detroit Loyola
Gardner’s stock continues to rise as he shows his athleticism and versatility.
2019, 6’7”, F, Lansing Prospectors, Marshall
Luciani is an extremely talented post player with a vast skill set. He has a nice offensive repertoire.
Luciani has proven to be a weapon defensively. He protects the rim and rebounds.
2021, 6’4”, G Lansing Prospectors, DeWitt High School
Young is in the process of moving from the post to the perimeter. He averaged a doube-double with points and rebounds this spring.
2019, G, M2K Elite, River Rouge
Freeman has been a leader and a bucket getter all spring.
2019, 6’3”, Wing, Maconb Cougars 17u, De La Salle
Osterhout is a solid shooter who can also take his opponent off the dribble.
2019, 5’10”, PG, Macomb Cougars 17u, Grosse Pointe South
Downey is a pass first point guard. He can get to the basket off the dribble.
2019, 6’6”, F, M2K Elite, River Rouge
Few is an elite defender. He contributes to a team in so many ways – rebounding, defense, and blocking shots for example.
2020, G, Flints Finest, Rochester Adams
Maynard is the type of player that is willing and able to do whatever it takes for his team to win. He’s a good shooter who can get hot from deep.
2020, PG, Xmen, Belleville
Wright is a physically strong and quick athlete. He’s an excellent floor leader who keeps his teammates engaged.
2020, PG, The Program 16u, Saginaw High School
McIntosh is a shifty player with good hip movement. He’s an elite ball handler.
2021, 6’0”, PG, REACH 15u, Walled Lake Central
Gaines has been at his best when attacking the basket. He draws defenders then kicks to open teammates.
6’9”, Post, Greg Grant 17u
Boers is a solid post player with three point range. This spring he averaged 10.4 ppg, 10.1 rog, and 4 bpg. Boers shot 53% from three point range.
2020, 6’2”, Downriver Bad Boyz
Lessnau is an underrated shooter who had an excellent spring.
2020, G, Downriver Bad Boyz
Fields is an athlete and a strong finisher at the rim.
2021, G, REACH 15u, Ann Arbor Huron
Lewis is a strong shooter. He’s an excellent passer who uses his size to see over the defense.
2021, PG, UTS Elite 15u, Grandville
Barnes is proving to be a great floor leader who has excellent ball handling skills.