Posted On: 03/15/21 2:30 PM

As we transition into Grassroots basketball, we get to see a lot of players who filled certain roles for their high school teams, flourish in a new setting as their role, usage rate, and environment changes around them. Especially when you have guys waiting for certain star players to graduate and move on. You also have guys who put up great seasons for their high school teams who could explode on everyone’s radar with a solid grassroot run. We are going to look at some wing players who may be flying under the radar heading into the grassroot season.


Wesley Oakley, 6’3, Hays High School: Oakley was a contributing member of a highly successful Hays squad that made a deep undefeated playoff run that was cut just short of their final goal. Playing some spot forward minutes as well off the bench, Oakley showed his versatility especially in the rebounding and defensive areas where he can bang with and guard multiple positions. On offense he was always ready to knock down open shots from both the perimeter and in the mid range game and could be used as a zone buster. He was a steady contributor averaging 3 points,

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