Posted On: 04/3/20 8:18 AM

With the current events in the world today, at least for now, there is no spring grassroots basketball season. But what if? What would we see this spring if these young men were hitting the hardwood? Every spring we see some breakout players, and without doubt, we would see that again this year. 

We will take a look at 5 juniors that I feel would have been likely candidates to have breakout seasons this spring. These could be players raising their rank as prospects, jumping a level in the minds of scouts and coaches, or even seemingly coming out from nowhere.

Check out our Hypothetical Grassroots Breakouts for the sophomore class as well:

Hypothetical Grassroots Breakouts – Sophomores

Ty FortneyTyFortney6'8" | PFTaylor Trillium | 2021StateMI (PF, Wayne Memorial)

Fortney used last spring and summer to catapult up the prospect rankings. There’s no reason he wouldn’t have done the same this spring. Fortney is a nasty above the rim finisher and must be accounted for on the break. He’s become one of the top post prospects in Michigan.

Ryan GranthamRyanGrantham6'3" | SFGrand Rapids Catholic | 2021StateMI (G/F, Grand Rapids Catholic Central)

Grantham is a shooter through and through. He has a quick release and good balance on

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