Posted On: 08/4/20 2:56 PM

This weekend I made the seven hour trip up to Cartersville, Georgia for the Prep Hoops event : Proving Grounds. Across two long days of basketball I was able to see several college level players. These are a few of the big men who stood out:

PF Elijah StrongElijahStrong6'8" | PFMyers Park | 2023StateNC 6-8 (Rod Howard Select) HS: Meyers Park (NC) 2023 U-16

I was able to catch two of Strong’s games, and each contest he showed off a little bit more of his offensive arsenal. Against Heart N’ Hustle, Strong scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds, showing off some impressive footwork sealing his man, and scoring off drop steps. On a few separate occasions, he showed excellent vision passing out of the post to cutting teammates, and throwing outlet passes off to create fast break opportunities. In the second game I watched of Strong he showed the ability to handle the basketball, and showed a nice touch sinking four 3-pointers. Helping lead his team to a 2-1 record over the weekend, the big man was the most impressive post player I saw in the 16 U division. With three more years of high school basketball left, this one has a

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