Posted On: 09/2/21 9:52 PM

ONCE AGAIN, the NYBA organization based out of Nashville, TN, brought high-caliber basketball to the grassroots platform with #TheMainEvent. The two-day weekend event provided a camp on Saturday for grades 6-12, then a high-level game, with some of the nation's top rising talent, along with activities throughout the event on Sunday. Players from as far as TX came to participate and show what they bring to the game. Some players immediately caught my eye, and here is the first round of players that stood out.

 

Adam Barksdale / 6’3 / Point Guard / AAU: N/A 2025 / Vestavia Hills High School (Vestavia Hills AL)

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Adam is a rising 9th grader standing at 6'3, and I think that Vestavia Hills HS has found a gem. He was being pushed to play the post during camp as he was one of the tallest kids on his squad. However, at times he showed what he could do at his natural PG spot. He is very confident in handling the ball in the open court and against pressure. As I watched Adam play according to how the coach asked him to play,

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