PH Texas Report: 2020 Point Guards Vol. II

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Posted On: 10/28/18 3:45 PM

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Jahari Long / 6’3″ / Episcopal High School (Bellaire, TX) / Level: High Major

Strengths:

  • An effective two-way guard; slow motion guard; heavily poised; has a nonchalant demeanor on the court 
  • Very active defender; has long arms and moves well laterally; can pick up 94 feet
  • Gets to rim at will; can rise up above the rim in the half court and catch you by surprise 
  • Creates for off the penetration and kick; good passer who sees the floor really well
  • Very aggressive; loves contact and lives at the charity stripe

Weaknesses: 

  • Funky release; needs to improve perimeter jumpshot 
  • Can take questionable shots at times
  • Can force the action at the rim which results in bad possessions
  • Slow motion guard offensively; not a speedy guard who will GO if that is what you prefer; is not explosive

Mike Miles / 6’2″ / Lancaster / Level: Mid-High Major

Strengths:

  • 4th grade phenom; very solid floor general
  • Is at his best when he is aggressive in getting to the rim; uses strong body to finish through contact
  • Very good at creating for teammates; takes very good care of the basketball; unfazed and can handle the rock through pressure
  • Capable of hitting the outside jumper

Weaknesses: 

  • Settles for contested threes way too much; questionable shot selection
  • Has added weight which has caused him to struggle to blow by perimeter defenders
  • Lacks explosion; has not progressed athletically

Jaylin Posey / 6’3″ / Universal Academy (Grand Prairie, TX) / Level: High Major

Strengths:

  • Athletic guard who can stroke it; has a pretty high arching release on his jumpshot
  • Very strong; Has wide shoulders
  • Shoots it really well off the catch and bounce; Gets off the floor really well 
  • Great feel for the game; a premier offensive threat from the guard position

Weaknesses: 

  • More of shooting guard who consistently runs the point
  • Willing passer; however, he’s on the floor to put the ball in the basket

 

To receive contact info on these prospects:

Brandon Jenkins

214-962-7678

@brandon_jenkin5