Archive for the 'High School' Category

GIFs, High School, Playground / Aug 29, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Video: Stanley Johnson Tears Up The Drew League

Stanley Johnson

Incoming Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson has put together quite an impressive summer resume. The four-time California state champion earned MVP honors for his 43-point performance at the Ballislife All-American Game in May, and he lit up arguably the two most entertaining and competitive pro-am/summer leagues in the nation: the Seattle Pro-Am and the Drew League. Read More »

College, High School / Aug 28, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Remember This Name: Rayjon Tucker, Ferocious Class Of 2015 Wing

Rayjon Tucker

You know a great dunker when you see one, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to describe what makes him so. The human body has its limits, after all, and most of basketball’s rarest slams are performed by those who count dunking as a habit instead of the game itself. There’s just something extra compelling about the best high-level, in-game dunkers even if you can’t exactly put your finger on it. That’s the way we feel about crazy-athletic class of 2015 wing Rayjon Tucker. Read More »

GIFs, High School, Video / Aug 23, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Derrick Jones, Kwe Parker, & Josh Jackson Put On Show At Elite 24 Dunk Contest

Kwe Parker

Kwe Parker (photo. HoopMixTape)

It speaks to the incredible quality of the Elite 24 Dunk Contest that class of 2015 star Derrick Jones won the event but might not have had the most impressive slam of the night. Putting on a show at an idyllic outdoor setting in New York City, Jones and fellow prep high-fliers Kwe Parker and Josh Jackson (2016) pulled-off some of the best dunks we’ve seen all summer. Read More »

College, High School / Aug 20, 2014 / 11:15 am

Watch I Love Basketball TV, “How We Grind” Episode 2

Stanford Robinson

Coach Rocky is back with I Love Basketball TV’s “How We Grind” Episode 2, where viewers get a first-hand view of Rocky scrimmaging with top Division I recruits — like Indiana’s Stanford Robinson, and North Carolina State’s Leenard Freeman — before putting them through one of his taxing workouts. Read More »

High School / Aug 19, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch High School Junior Kobe Bryant Dominate Playoff Game Down Stretch

Kobe Bryant

It’s an old adage in sports that players are born with a killer instinct. That the hyper-competitiveness and superstar gumption that makes the great ones greatest is inherent and can’t be developed. We’re not sure whether that’s true or not, but one thing is for sure: Kobe Bryant has always had it. Read More »

High School / Aug 18, 2014 / 11:45 am

Steve Ballmer’s Controversial “Ownership” Of High School Team

Clippers Fans

After a lengthy and drawn out process, Steve Ballmer — the former Microsoft CEO — is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. It turns out he has a bit of experience as the owner of a team already, as details have emerged about his involvement with the high school basketball team where his three sons play. Read More »

College, High School / Aug 16, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Sick Mini Dunk Contest Breaks Out At Chris Paul’s Elite Camp

Keifer Sykes

Throughout the summer, there have been countless displays of jaw dropping athleticism on the court at basketball pro-ams, summer leagues, and dunk contests. Therefore, it’s not too surprising to see a dazzling dunk show breakout at an amateur basketball camp. That is exactly what went down at Chris Paul’s camp in North Carolina last weekend. Read More »

High School, Video / Aug 14, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Watch Unknown High School Sophomore’s Huge Tomahawk Dunk

I Love Basketball Dunker

I Love Basketball Dunker (photo. Facebook)

We don’t know this high school sophomore’s name. If his game is as on-point as his dunking exploits, though, it’s only a matter of time until we do. Watch this unknown teen’s huge tomahawk slam provided by our friends at I Love Basketball. Read More »

GIFs, High School / Aug 5, 2014 / 10:45 am

GIF: Kwe Parker Gets Above Rim On Sick Warmup Jam

Kwe Parker

The 6-2 guard in the class of 2015, Kwe Parker, has astounded us before with his aerial exploits. Recently, his jumping ability was again on display when he spiked the ball through the net on a warmup dunk you’ll have to see to understand. Read More »

High School, Video / Aug 3, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Remember This Name: Trae Jefferson, Electric Class Of 2015 Point Guard

Trae Jefferson

Trae Jefferson (photo. Ballislife YouTube)

Who did Ball Is Life recently call “the most exciting player” in all of high school basketball? Not top-ranked prospects Malik Monk, Dennis Smith, Jr., or even Class of 2016 sensation Thon Maker. Electric 5-7 guard Trae Jefferson earned that exalted distinction instead, and it’s not hard to see why given his awesome summer mixtape. Read More »