Posted On: 06/3/21 11:00 AM

Memorial Day has always been a huge basketball weekend. After the events of last year, the pent-up demand for basketball in Sin City was real. Several organizations hosted events around the city, including West Coast Elite’s Vegas Memorial Day Classic, and Cal Elite Basketball’s West Coast Smoke. With the new rankings only a few months away, many players used these events as one last evaluation opportunity. Recently legendary scout Van Coleman educated me on the importance of the 6-minute evaluation, allowing scouts to quickly analyze players, athletic ability, skill, and fundamentals. In this article, we provide our 6-minute evals of local players from this weekend. 

Anthony Nwuli Anthony Nwuli 6'5" | PF Bishop Gorman | 2024 State NV 6’5 PF Vegas Elite 2024 (#14PHN 2024) 

Athleticism: C Plays below the rim but runs the floor well.

Skill: B Does not get enough credit for his ability to pass the basketball and showed improved ball skills this weekend.

Fundamentals: C+ Still developing but has decent footwork, and is willing to block out to go get a rebound.

Ryder Elisaldez Ryder Elisaldez 6'1" | SG Bishop Gorman | 2024 State NV 6’1 SG Vegas Elite 2024 (#4PHN 2024) (featured image)

Athleticism: A+ Elite R&J athlete

Skill: B- RIght-hand dominate, but he impacts games with his slashing and playmaking ability. 


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