The NBA All-Star Game took place yesterday. The teams were drafted by 2 superstars in the league. It got me thinking….What if 2 respected basketball minds in Michigan picked teams made up of high school players to square off in Michigan? What would it look like? Well, here you go:
* The teams were selected with a snake draft based on a list of top 40 players provided by each coach. The rosters are in alphabetical order.
Please comment and tweet what you think the results would be if this game was played out!
(2023, PG, Hamtramck)
He’s an amazingly well rounded lead guard.
II (2021, SG, Detroit Frederick Douglass)
Brooks might be the current favorite for Mr. Basketball.
(2022, CG, Ferndale)
Drake is one of the most explosive perimeter players.
(2021, F, River Rouge)
He’s Mr. Do-It-All, and he does it all well.
(2023, SG, Ypsilanti Lincoln)
Green is physically strong and takes the ball to the rim.
(2021, F, North Farmington)
Jihad has a big upside as a player and prospect.
(2022, G/F, Ferndale)
Lewis an athletic wing that can score from multiple levels.
(2022, CG, Summit Academy)
Lovejoy is a firecracker with the ball in his hands.
(2022, SF, Grand Blanc)
Rodgers is an elite player on a national scale.
(2022, PG, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s)
Rozier is an absolute grinder and a steal of a prospect.
(2021, G/F, Goodrich)
Rubio is underrated and one of the top unsigned prospects.
(2023, PG, Grand Blanc)
Taylor is one of the most efficient point guards in the state.
(2023, SG, Godwin Heights)
Towns has one of the best mid range games around.
(2022, SG, Northview)
Vanderjagt is picking up steam nationally as a recruit.
(2023, PG, UD Jesuit)
Wilson has D1 skills and talent at the point.
(2021, CG, Grand Rapids Christian)
Bufkin is a top 100 recruit in the country.
(2022, SF, Williamston)
Burton has good positional size and ball skills.
(2022, PF, Novi Catholic Central)
Craggs is a very versatile forward.
(2021, PF, Saginaw Heritage)
Day is a solid rebounder
(2022, SF, Grand Rapids Catholic Central)
Karasinski has established himself as an elite wing with his ability to score from multiple spots on the floor.
(2021, SG, Ann Arbor Huron)
Lewis might be the top perimeter defender in Michigan.
(2021, PG, Flint Beecher)
Menifield is an underrated star that can score on anyone, in Michigan and beyond.
(2021, F, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s)
Nwoke is a talented bouncy forward that has a huge upside.
(2023, PG, Ecorse)
Olafioye can score in bunches and create for himself and his teammates.
(2021, PF, Detroit Frederick Douglass)
Randle is an elite post defender.
(2021, PG, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s)
Roper has proven that he should be a nationally recognized prospect.
(2023, SF, Brother Rice)
Williams has elite talent and upside on both ends of the floor.
(2022, PG, Detroit King)
Willis is a hard nosed floor general and leader.
(2021, SF, Iron Mountain)
Wonders is as tough as they come and contributes in so many ways.
(2021, CG, Detroit King)
Ziegler is a top 15 talent in the senior class.