Posted On: 12/30/20 1:53 PM

The week leading up to Christmas had a slew of big tournaments going on, the Buford Showcase was 6 games deep with a bunch of intriguing young talents on hand.

Josiah Lawson, 6-5, Freshman, PF, Druid Hills

Impressed by playing on equal terms with 2021 Red Devil stars Jayden Kendricks and Jaden Lingo at the Buford Showcase, lots of all-around game (11 pts), confident in near the rim, quick release on his jumper and not afraid to pull it when open out past the arc as well as in the mid-range, really good size and body already gives him assertiveness on the glass, an absolute frontcourt beast to watch as he moves along.

Gora NiangGoraNiang6'7" | PFCumberland Christian | 2023StateGA (2023), Jelani HamiltonJelaniHamilton6'5" | SFCumberland Christian | 2023StateGA (2023), Christian BaconChristianBacon5'8" | PGCumberland Christian | 2023StateGA (2023), Jermaine SmoakJermaineSmoak6'4" | SFCumberland Christian | 2022GA (2022, pictured above), Cumberland Christian

The outstanding quartet for the GAPPS power got a bit of a schooling from a veteran and solid 7A South Forsyth team at the Buford Showcase, but to any scout the skills amongst them are evident - Niang displays such great lift at 6-7 and has come a long way since last year, so quick near the basket and

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