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Posted On: 07/14/21 9:34 AM

We've seen a ton of talent here in Michigan since the start of the grassroots season. While players from all classes and from all over the state have put their games and their skills on display, the underclassmen are starting to make a name for themselves. One of the young prospects to keep an eye on is Silas Smith. Let's meet this up and coming player.

NAME

Silas Smith

SCHOOL

Utica High School

GRADUATION YEAR

2024

HEIGHT

5"11"

POSITION

Point Guard / Shooting Guard 

GRASSROOTS

LevelUp AAU

STRENGTHS

- Shooting:  Smith is a shooter with nice range and good shot selection.

- Free Throws

- Ball handling:  He's a solid with both hands and can be a primary or secondary ball handler.

- Passing:  Smith sees the floor well and makes the high percentage pass.

- Good rebounding guard:  He has a nose for the ball and can, and will, chase it down from the perimeter.

AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT

- Defense

- Strength and quickness

ULTIMATE BASKETBALL GOALS

 Smith wants to play college basketball, with his ultimate goal being to someday compete on the Division 1 level.

WHAT HE'LL BE LOOKING FOR IN A PROGRAM AT THE NEXT LEVEL

Smith

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