Posted On: 09/11/20 5:00 AM

Throughout August, we took the opportunity to get into the gym and watch some grassroots basketball. We’ve also taken the liberty of watching many games via live stream and replay during the "new normal." Here is a look at five bigs from the class of 2023 who respectively improved their stock throughout August.

Malik BowmanMalikBowman6'7" | PFBishop Walsh | 2023StateMD | Prospect U/Bishop Walsh (MD)

Bowman is not a throwback big man but he has the size to play down low and is a major factor on the boards. He gained valuable experience this summer playing 17U ball and was consistently productive which is a positive sign. 

Anthony Davenport | District Basketball Club/St. John’s (DC)

The first thing that you'll notice when watching Davenport play is that he has tremendous hands. He is adept at catching the ball in traffic and showcases touch when finishing around the basket. This is a good omen for Davenport's long-term potential. 

Marcel GardnerMarcelGardner6'8" | CSt. Andrew's | 2023StateMD | New World/St. Andrew’s (MD)

Gardner has always been disruptive as a rim protector because of his size, but his offensive game is also coming along. He is now taking and making threes in games which is great to see. As Gardner

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