Posted On: 07/28/20 5:36 AM

After a short hiatus we are back with another edition of the DMV roundtable. Three out of the four of us had the chance to get into gyms as teams around the area are holding workouts, scrimmages and other sessions while embracing safety and abiding by the CDC guidelines. There’s still much uncertainty, but any basketball we get to take in at this point is extremely valuable.

Let’s get to it.

1. Give one or two names that have stood out to you during your time in the gym.

Giacubeno: I’ve been able to get into the gym twice to see the Team Durant program. Two players that have stood out on both occasions are 2022 guard Dariq Whitehead and 2023 guard Jahn Lamothe. Every time I see Whitehead I walk away thinking how much higher his ceiling is. This past Saturday in a scrimmage against District BC, the 6-foot-5 guard simply couldn’t be stopped. He was converting on shots from three, nailing mid-range jumpers after stopping on the dime in transition and attacked the rim with vigor when driving lanes were open.

Lamothe has completely transformed since

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