Posted On: 07/15/21 12:36 PM

On July 3rd-4th I attended the Brawl for the Ball Prep Hoops Circuit at Inspire Courts in Gilbert. AZ. The event featured 40 teams from the 15U-17U divisions. 

Players shine at different times during these events and we can only comment on what we saw when they played in front of us. 

 

Here were some of top 2023 guards from the Brawl for the Ball:

Donovhan Cain CG 6'2 Cretin-Durham Hall/MN (Midwest Tarheels Select 2022)

-One of the more gifted guards of the event. He has video game like athleticism described by Bruce Williams here. Outside of his unusual bounce, he can really fill it up from deep. He has deep range beyond the 3pt line and will rise high and elevate on his pull-up. He carried his team a few games, which included his 38 point outburst and he will defend. His uses those springs on defense to rebound high above the crowd plus block shots as a help side defender. 

Chuck Bailey Chuck Bailey 6'3" | CG Higley | 2023 State #136 Nation AZ Higley (ABC NM 2023)

-A long combo scoring guard had some good moments. He had some big games scoring the ball. He loves getting to the rim and using that thicker body and

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