Posted On: 07/3/21 7:39 PM

The #PHHustleintherockies tournament has been action-packed and continues throughout the afternoon Saturday and into Sunday of this July 4th holiday weekend.  I want to take a moment and talk about some of the big fellas that often get overlooked.  I’ve been really impressed with the quality of the big man play for the class of 2023 at this tournament.  Here are my notes:

 

[player_tooltip player_id= Kadyn Betts Kadyn Betts 6'7" | SF Pueblo Central | 2023 State #196 Nation CO 6’7" 2023 PLUTO Prospects

This weekend Kadyn has shown he’s got the whole package in his backpack. 

Low Post Game: Kadyn made multiple post moves that got him to his right-hand hook shot. With the hook, I saw him score off one foot sweeping across the lane, and then with a drop-step to a hook off two feet.  Both of these are moves that NBA big men literally practice EVERY DAY.  The fact he has these now, means he’s way ahead of the game.

Face-Up Game: Mid post and elbow area, Kadyn faced his opponent up and used his quick first step to blow by his defender.  He’s a monster going to his right hand.  As his left hand develops,

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