Archive for the 'High School' Category

High School / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Remember This Name: Malik Monk, Crazy-Athletic Class Of 2016 Wing

Malik Monk

Class of 2016 wing Malik Monk dominated Nike Peach Jam last week, scoring 40 points on just 20 shots in one outing and moving to the top of AAU’s individual rankings. Thankfully, Monk made his HoopMixTape debut recently with a sick video highlighting the teenager’s insane athleticism and limitless range. Read More »

High School / Jul 19, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Remember This Name: Connor Vanover

Connor Vanover

There’s a tired adage in NBA circles: “If you’re seven-feet tall and can walk and chew gum, you’ll find a place in the league.” That’s wild hyperbole, of course, but 7-1 15 year-old Connor Vanover need not worry. He not only moves surprisingly well for a player of his size and age, but has a silky smooth jumper, too. Read More »

College, High School / Jul 14, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Class Of 2014 Phenom Emmanuel Mudiay Will Play Overseas This Season

Emmanuel Mudiay

College basketball just lost its latest potential one-and-done superstar. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Emmanuel Mudiay will hire an agent and play overseas this season instead of attending Southern Methodist University. Read More »

GIFs, High School / Jul 10, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Remember This Name: Dennis Smith Jr.

Dennis Smith Jr.

6-2 sophomore Dennis Smith Jr. will graduate in a couple years, but his performance at the Phenom Hoops Grind Session this month has college coaches salivating. The undeclared top-10 nationally ranked point guard out of Trinity Christian School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, simply amazes in his two games of action. Read More »

GIFs, High School / Jun 30, 2014 / 12:30 pm

High-Flying 2016 Wing, Terrance Ferguson, Shows Out At NBPA Camp

Terrance Ferguson

There are some high school ballers who’s highlight videos are so insane that you can’t help but get excited for them to revive the NBA’s dunk contest. While that’s putting a lot of pressure on the shoulders of teenagers, there are a small handful of guys who make that dream seem possible. The latest? Class of 2016 wing Terrance Ferguson. Read More »

College, High School, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Gary Harris Talks About The Biggest Shot Of His Life…In High School

Gary Harris

2014 NBA Draft lottery hopeful Gary Harris is projected to go in the 10-15 range during Thursday night’s draft. Dime briefly spoke with Harris before the NBA’s “Off the Court” Roundtable sponsored by American Express yesterday afternoon in New York. He told us about the biggest shot of his life, which actually happened before he joined his Michigan State Spartans. Read More »

High School / Jun 19, 2014 / 10:00 am

GIF: HS Sophomore Guard Jumps Over Defender To Jam

Jordan Harris

Jordan Harris is a 6-5 sophomore point guard from Seminole County High School. In a video that popped up earlier this week, he jumps clean over the defender on the break for the slam. Read More »

GIFs, High School, Playground / Jun 13, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: 6-2 Kwe Parker With Scoop 360 Jam

Kwe Parker

Earlier this month we showed you a tight dunk by an unknown baller during an open gym at Lancaster High school. Now, by way of Hoopmixtape, comes a similar scoop 360-jam from KweShuan Parker for the Karolina Diamonds youth team. Read More »

College, High School / Jun 3, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Future Syracuse Stars Show Out In Successful Mary Kline Classic

Chris McCullough

Forty high school basketball players travelled to West Orange, New Jersey on Saturday night to play in an All-Star Tournament. Although they came for the competition, it was about a lot more than just that. Read More »

College, High School / May 28, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Arizona’s Stanley Johnson Videobombed by Kansas’ Alexander & Oubre

Stanley Johnson, Rachel Annamarie DeMita

Top west coast high school player and incoming Arizona freshman, Stanley Johnson, was interviewed by Rachel DeMita when he was interrupted by two other top high school players: Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre. Both Alexander and Oubre are attending Kansas in the fall, so there was some light-hearted jawing with Johnson, who was just called the best player on the West Coast by Ballislife after dominating their all-american game to win MVP. Read More »