Posted On: 04/25/21 12:03 PM

Last weekend Team Final hosted an event called "The Scrimmage" where a number of teams played some warm-up games before circuit play begins. I attended the Sunday session, where Team Final 15U-17U faced off against Team Melo. For this series, I’ll take a look at the standouts from each game starting with the 17U matchup that Team Final won in dominant fashion by a final score of 88-61.

Jalen Duren | 6’10 | Team Final ’22

Duren is hands down the most dominant high school prospect I’ve covered in my years as a scout. He’s a physical specimen at 6-foot-10 and has a unique mix of athleticism, strength and versatility that you only see in future NBA prospects. In fact, there are times throughout games where Duren actually looks bored even when he’s dominating a game in the box score. He’s an elite finisher around the rim, runs the floor with consistency and alters almost any shot that’s taken in the paint. The part of Duren’s game that I believe continues to get overlooked is his passing. When he’s in the post, he can easily turn and score

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