Posted On: 08/12/21 10:09 AM

We take a look at breaking down our 2024 watch list by taking a look at part one of just some of the top bigs in the class, looking at power forwards, hybrid forwards and centers.

Eli DeLaurier Eli DeLaurier 6'8" | PF Miller School | 2024 VA | 6’8” | Miller School

DeLaurier comes from a basketball family and his brother Javin was a standout in Charlottesville before heading to Duke, and Eli has as much potential as any of them. While he’s wiry and needs to fill out, he’s a versatile big man that has touch out to the three-point line, runs the floor hard and can play above the rim and is excellent on the defensive end as a shot blocker and with his switch ability. He still has some ways to go but he already has a good skill set and works very hard so his ceiling is very high.

Manny Okintondo | 6’8” | Oak Hill Academy

Okitondo came onto the scene playing with Team Durant 14U before heading to Oak Hill where he was

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