PH Texas Report: 2020 Power Forwards Vol. III

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Posted On: 10/30/18 11:00 AM

Donte Houston Jr. / 6’8″ / PF / Garland Lakeview Centennial /  Level: Mid-High Major Minus

Strengths:

  • Long and athletic hybrid forward who is active on both ends; plays with a lot of energy; is all over the basketball court 
  • Scores in the paint off dump-off passes; can step out and hit the open three
  • Decent passer; looks to make the right play offensively 
  • Can play inside and out; capable of putting the ball on the floor and attacking off the wing; Will rebound

Weaknesses:

  • Plays physical but still needs to add strength 
  • Inconsistent offensively; needs to look to play at his best each time he takes the court
  • Body language; attitude

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Christian Turner / 6’6″ / PF / South Grand Prairie /  Level: Low-Mid Major Minus

Strengths:

  • Long stretch four-man who spaces the floor and hits open catch and shoot jumpers from the outside
  • Length defensively is intriguing 
  • Can score under the rim; finishes around the basket

Weaknesses:

  • Length defensively is intriguing, but does not utilize it
  • Can be one dimensional offensively; has games where he only hangs around the the three-point line and is not a factor

Jay Wilson / 6’7″ / PF / Denton Ryan /  Level: Mid-High Major Minus

Strengths:

  • Combo-forward with tremendous upside; capable of playing the role of a slasher on the wing and is tough to contain in the paint 
  • Target for garbage points; gets a lot of and-ones playing through contact
  • Very active on the offensive and defensive glass; Runs his lanes really well; is very fast sprinting up the court
  • Finishes strong off the screen and roll; plays above the rim

Weaknesses:

  • Needs to continue to work on skills on the perimeter 
  • Has chance to be a solid on and off ball defender; must improve defensive awareness and fine-tune defensive skillset

To receive contact info on these prospects:

Brandon Jenkins

214-962-7678

@brandon_jenkin5