Posted On: 07/3/19 5:00 PM
It's July, and that means AAU basketball right is around the corner. With the DMV considered a hotbed of hoops, there is no shortage of talent for college coaches to choose from. Here is a brief rundown of five local bigs in the 2021 class who've been playing well recently and could boost their stock this month.
JOHN IZEMEF | 6'9 C | NATIONAL CHRISTIAN/NEW WORLD
Izemef is a rim-running big man who catches lobs and is available for dump-offs, but can also score with his back to the basket. On the defensive side, he's a good rim protector who can rebound out of his area.
CLARENCE OBIAJULU | 6'6 C | CITY/TEAM THRILL
Obiajulu is a long-armed, energetic big man who moves bodies in the paint. He doesn't need much of the ball to impact the game which is quite admirable.
COLE PAAR | 6'9 C | GLENELG COUNTRY/DC PREMIER
Paar was flat-out impressive at DMV Live II, and looks set for a major uptick in recruitment. He's a strong inside presence who rebounds, keeps plays alive, and demonstrates a wide arsenal of post moves.
ABDOU SAMB | 6'8 C | FREDERICK DOUGLASS/DC PREMIER
Samb is improving rapidly, and