Posted On: 06/2/21 2:42 PM

The annual Kings of the Court Classic in Des Moines took place over the weekend of May 14-16. While we weren’t able to attend in person, we will be checking out a majority of the 16U and 17U teams over the next few weeks via Baller TV. Below is a look at the 16U Waterloo Salvation team. We watched their game against Waukee JAM.


Jamauryus Bradford-Gates (Waterloo East)

A quick lead guard who handles the ball well, Bradford-Gates is at his best when he's playing downhill and using his quickness to blow by his defender and get to the rim. He's a capable perimeter shooter but is much better when he's aggressive and attacking.

Kewone Jones Kewone Jones 6'2" | SF Waterloo East | 2023 State IA (Waterloo East)

A big-bodied, 6-3 wing, Jones had a really strong all-around game for Salvation in their loss to Waukee JAM. He competes on the glass on both ends of the floor, using his frame, athleticism, and great hands to pull down contested rebounds. He has a bit of a slow release on his jumper, but he knocked down 3 after 3 off the catch. I'd like to see him use his physicality a little more and post up smaller defenders,

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