Posted On: 04/13/19 10:07 PM

Under Armour currently sponsors two Tennessee-based AAU programs.  B. Maze, the younger of the two, runs out a host of talented, though raw forwards.  Team Thad 17u is guard-driven, but they have a couple forwards of note.  Be aware that one Team Thad 17u forward hails from Mississippi, so he is not included below.

Team Thad 17u

Markeston Douglas (Haywood)  #39 in 2020

Wonderful around the rim.  Douglas was a terror with Team Thad 16u last summer.  Markeston is a classic tweener.  He thrives as a power forward, but probably winds up as an undersized forward or maybe a wing in sparse moments.    His 16u AAU coach loved him and acknowledges that Douglas is a good player more than he fits a position.  Rebounding and energy are Markeston's biggest contributions.  

Think Zach Randolph...kinda.

Johnathan DeJurnett (Lausanne Collegiate) #13 in 2020

Honestly, DeJurnett looks a little timid.  He is light on his feet in the halfcourt set, but doesn't run the floor as fast as Team Thad's guards.  This results in DeJurnett getting few touches on the break.  Between Matthew Murrell and Jordan Rawls, the ball rarely enters the post unless it hits the rim first.  

DeJurnett averaged

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