Posted On: 07/16/20 3:52 PM

This was my  first opportunity to get out in the public to evaluate a handful NorCal’s top 2021 prospects at a skills clinic. This group standing at 6’5 and above were the participants, here’s my take on how they’re progressing during this time of no grassroots hoops.

Nigel BurrisNigelBurris6'6" | SFArchbishop Mitty | 2021State 6’6 Wing, Archbishop Mitty HS (San Jose, CA)

Burris a strong and fairly athletic wing with a college body, moves up and down the the court in good fashion. He’s a good ball handler in the open court for his size, he keeps his head up, and see’s the floor. He’s aggressive on the drive to the paint, he has good lift, and an improving jumper in the key. He has good range shooting from a distance. He was a physical around the boards and showed good strength rebounding and finishing. Consistency is key for him.

Ryan KiachianRyanKiachian6'9" | PFBellarmine | 2021State 6’9 Power Forward/Post Bellarmine College Prep (San Jose, CA)

Kiachian has bulked up a bit, you can tell he’s been in the weight room, and working on his outside/In game at this time. He showed a new confidence in shooting from 3 point land, and an ability to drive

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