Posted On: 09/23/21 12:30 PM

This past weekend, McBride High School in Long Beach, CA played host the annual Ron Massey Memorial Classic. The event serves as an early tune up to the high school regular season and a lot of top schools take part in the event. I was able to attend on Saturday and spent most of my time watching the action on Court 1. Here’s a look at some of the top big forwards that I saw.

1. Malachi Scott Malachi Scott 6'6" | SF Long Beach Jordan | 2022 State - Compton 2022

Scott is one of the better unsigned seniors in the LA area. He’s a natural forward who can score in a variety of ways. He’s active around the rim, crashing the offensive glass for put-backs. He has good footwork and good ball-handling abilities to get himself to the rim. He knows how to take advantage of smaller defenders in the post; gets good position and seals off his man. He does a good job operating in the mid-post area and has a nice little turnaround jumper.

2. Deshawn Gory - Hillcrest 2024

Gory is a player I first saw back during early club play in March and he’s improved tremendously since then. He’s really worked on his

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