Posted On: 08/5/19 9:53 AM

With grassroots season coming to a close, we can look back on some players that accomplished their goal of seeing their stock rise as basketball prospects. Many players in Michigan had excellent spring and summer seasons, and impressed scouts and college coaches.

Here is a look at some of these athletes, from the best the best player in the country to players that are rising up the rankings:

Nick Branton (2020, 6'8", C, South Lyon East, The Academy By O3):

Branton sent a message this summer. He's big and strong, and should be a force in the paint. Branton showed athleticism this grassroots season which certainly helped his climb up the prospect rankings.  

Pierre Brooks Jr. (2020, G/F, Detroit Frederick Douglass)

Brooks is as steady as they come and has an extremely high knowledge and understanding of the game. He proved all summer that he was a versatile 3 level scorer. Brooks is seeing the results of his performances as high major offers start to roll in. 

Linden Holder (2021, 5'10", PG, De La Salle, Michigan Goonies)

Holder had a HUGE grassroots season. He started especially strong in the spring, leading his Goonies team to great success. Holder

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