Posted On: 09/28/20 7:33 AM

While the action took place in other states due to covid regulations, many Michigan players were able to showcase their skills this summer during grassroots season. We had nominations and voting for Michigan’s class of 2023 Grassroots Player of the Year. All 4 players were deserving of being nominated for this award.


The following players were the top 4 nominations:

Jordan BriggsJordanBriggs5'10" | PGMuskegon | 2023StateMI (PG, UTS Elite, Muskegon)

Braelon GreenBraelonGreen6'2" | SGYpsilanti-Lincoln | 2023State#130NationMI (SG, Bates Fundamentals, Ypsilanti-Lincoln)

Malik OlafioyeMalikOlafioye6'0" | PGEcorse | 2023State#59NationMI (PG, Bates Fundamentals, Ecorse)

RJ TaylorRJTaylor5'11" | PGGrand Blanc | 2023State#114NationMI (PG, Minor Threat, Grand Blanc)

The Results And Player Breakdowns

Braelon GreenBraelonGreen6'2" | SGYpsilanti-Lincoln | 2023State#130NationMI - Received 13.8% of the vote

Green certainly found himself this summer. He attacked the rim off the bounce with a physical drive. Green kept himself and the ball low and finished through contact. His aggressive offensive game was a sign of things to come from the D1 prospect.

Jordan BriggsJordanBriggs5'10" | PGMuskegon | 2023StateMI - Received 17.6% of the vote

Briggs sent a big message during grassroots season. He was a wizard with the ball, getting defenders to lean 1 way and attacking the other. He was able to create

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