West Fargo vs Moorhead. FM metro rivalry game.

Posted On: 11/26/20 3:39 PM

Various grassroots events have given players an opportunity to showcase their game in lieu of the high school basketball regular season. At the Hoops 2.0 Showcase, there were a few players that stood out and are in line for strong years once the season begins. 

Here’s a look at some additional players who stood out to me.

1. Christian "Bam" Johnson - Lynwood 2021

Johnson is one of the more underrated point guards in SoCal. He’s really improved his court awareness. When I first saw him play, he was more of a scoring point guard but his playmaking game has come a long way. He’s a real leader on the floor and he isn’t afraid to take and make big shots. He can handle defensive pressure. He’s quick off the dribble and he pushes the ball well in transition.

2. Nick Bowden - Middlebrooks Academy 2021

A recent Butler Community College commit, Bowden is one of the most explosive scorers I’ve seen. He’s still a lights out shooter. He has unlimited range and he can get hot offensively in a hurry. If he even gets an inch of space, he’s letting the shot fly and he’ll knock it down. Puts

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