PH Texas Report: 2020 Small Forwards Vol. IV

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Posted On: 10/31/18 3:48 PM

Michael Jefferson / 6’6″ / SF / Waco Midway /  Level: Mid Major

Strengths: 

  • Lean body with good size for position at the wing spot; versatile off-ball talent; projects well
  • Has tools; looks the part; sees the floor; skilled passer;
  • can possibly be a secondary ball handler at the next level; advances the ball up the court to teammates
  • Gets out and scores transitional buckets

Weaknesses:

  • Does not consistently make open shots from behind the arc; which are the shots he mainly takes; can be one-dimensional in instances
  • At times can try to force the issue with his passes
  • Isn’t a physical player; needs to be stronger handling the ball under pressure

Andrew Laczkowski / 6’5″ / SF / St. Mark’s (Dallas, TX) /  Level: Division II-Low Major

Strengths: 

  • Sneaky athletic wing who hits catch and shoot jumpers from behind the arc
  • Long body; moves well without the ball in his hands; willing underrated passer

Weaknesses:

  • When he is not connecting from the perimeter, he makes hardly any impact on a game; can be one-dimensional 
  • Does not handle the ball well under pressure
  • Thin frame; needs to add strength; does not play physical
 
Nakavieon White / 6’6″ / SF / Odessa Permian /  Level: Mid Major

Strengths: 

  • Smooth wing with with nice perimeter skills; college-ready body; solid athleticism
  • Great looking stroke from the outside; scores comfortably off the dribble
  • Has perimeter skills; comfortable ball-handler
  • Makes eye opening plays in transition
  • Dual sport-athlete; wide receiver

Weaknesses:

  • Uncertain of what skills translate; plays low-competition out in West Texas

To receive contact info on these prospects:

Brandon Jenkins

214-962-7678

@brandon_jenkin5