Posted On: 06/21/22 1:34 PM

On June 9th-11th I attended the 15th annual Best in Basketball Summer Invitational at Mesquite HS. 24 teams from around the state competed for the three days. There were 22 AIA teams with two prep teams. 

 

In this article we look at some of the top Newcomers from the weekend.

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Tiekero Sidibe Tiekero Sidibe 6'10" | C Cesar Chavez | 2023 AZ Cesar Chavez

A raw post player with incredible size. He blocks everything near him or he will alter shots by just standing tall. He rebounds and will score on tip-ins and put backs. He just moved over to the USA with his family 5 months ago and looks to play at the next level. He does need to get stronger but has some upside due to his obvious length and size. 

JJ Salkowski JJ Salkowski 6'0" | SG Catalina Foothills | 2023 AZ Catalina Foothills 

A sturdy framed shooter is tough and fearless. He is shot maker that will play both ends of the court. He will get right in the opposing teams grill and defend physically on the ball. He has good upper body strength and a motor to defend. He can straight line drive to the rim and he made a clutch shot from 20-feet to win a

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