Javares Reid

Posted On: 03/31/21 9:05 PM

This past weekend, Irvine, CA played host the Hustle SZN Kickoff event marking the beginning of the AAU basketball season. Some of the top talent from Northern and Southern California, and Nevada took part in the two-day event. I was able to focus on the players from the Class of 2024, and here’s a look at some of the top big men who stood out over the course of the weekend.

1. Javares Reid Javares Reid 6'6" | C Coronado | 2024 State NV - Coronado (NV)

Reid is a big man prospect with very high upside who played with West Coast Select. He establishes position in the post and he calls for the ball. He makes decisive moves around the rim, keeping the defense on their feet. He can pass out of the post well, something a lot of older players don’t really know how to do. He’s mobile for a big, he runs he floor well in transition. Has range out to the three-point line. He also shoots free-throws well. Defensively he’s an interior anchor who blocks shots.

2. Malachi Richardson Malachi Richardson 6'5" | PF Rancho | 2024 State NV - Mojave (CA)

Richardson also has some very high upside. He helped lead Progress Feel Best Elite to an undefeated first day on

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