Posted On: 06/24/20 6:07 PM

Summer basketball is back, and scouts are hungry for another look at prospects. In what’s sure to be a busy period, who can we expect to shine?

Ronald “R.J.” Kirk - G - Dominican - 2021
The combo guard is brawny and explosive, built almost like a football prospect, and can go toe-to-toe with bigs in the paint. He shored up his three-point jumper last season, shooting at a better clip and higher volume than in his sophomore year. He struggles with his efficiency, shooting at 34 percent from three and 45 percent from the field. Improvements there coupled with better overall stats (he only averaged 11 points per game last season) will get him over the pesky recruiting hump he’s battled for the past year.

Luther SmithLutherSmith5'10" | SGSussex Hamilton | 2023StateWI Jr. - G - Sussex Hamilton - 2023
We’re going into this grassroots season somewhat blind with Smith. He’s tremendously skilled, but he mostly contributed with threes and steals as a bench contributor for Hamilton. However, guards have thrived in the ABC Young Lions system (notably John LovelaceJohnLovelace6'4" | SFBrown Deer | 2021StateWI, Marshawn RobinsonMarshawnRobinson6'2" | SGWaukesha South | 2022StateWI, and Jayden JacksonJaydenJackson6'2" | SGWhitefish Bay | 2021StateWI) and with his experience and flashes of speed, hustle,

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