Posted On: 09/3/20 6:38 PM

Independents clashed with established shoe brands as LakePoint Sports hosted yet another marquee grassroots event Aug 28-30, as the Battle for Georgia had some of the state’s best talent on hand with qualifiers fighting it out on Friday and Saturday to advance to Sunday. Here are some performers who stood out:

TJ GrantTJGrant6'6" | SFVeterans | 2022StateGA (Veterans, 6-5, SF, Warner Robins All-Stars 17U) - My first look at Grant, a 2022 playing up with the 17s, by no means out of place, physical, skilled, great body, very smooth stroke from distance, can take his act inside with plenty of finishing ability in close, really has nose for the action and has excellent rebounding ability and versatility to guard multiple spots.

Kevin TaylorKevinTaylor6'4" | SFAllatoona | 2021StateGA (Allatoona, 6-5, SF, North Metro Elite 17U) - More of the same from Taylor who, like teammate Kristian FordKristianFord6'3" | SGEast Paulding | 2021StateGA, has had the kind of summer that has vaulted him onto radars across the southeast college landscape, again showed his developing versatility from a mere spot-up bomber to all-around threat with the ball, showed an outside-inside combo game which is tough to match-up against, big enough to attack the rim and glass, high-level shooter from 3-land

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