Archive for the 'High School' Category

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 »

High School / May 12, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Highlights Of 2014 Ballislife All-American Game

Terry Larrier

Top talents like Stanley Johnson and Tyler Ulis dominated in the recent 2014 Ballislife All-American Game, giving us all a nice preview of what we can expect on the college level next season. Check out a video recap of the game below. Read More »

College, High School / May 8, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Dime Q&A: Star Recruit Isaiah Whitehead Talks Seton Hall, Legacy & Pregame Music

Isaiah Whitehead

Last month, D.C was home to the 41st annual Capitol Classic All-Star Game, hosting some of the nation’s best and elite ballers going head to head with D.C’s finest. The game this year featured talents such as Romelo Trimble, attending University Maryland next season, to Brooklyn’s own Isaiah Whitehead, attending Seton Hall next season. The game is one of the nation’s best high school showcases and definitely lived up to the bill. Read More »

High School, Video / May 2, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 10 Most Exciting HS Players We’ve Ever Seen

Aquille Carr

Aquille Carr (photo. Douglas Sonders)

Basketball is fun. It provides jaw-dropping highlights and eye-popping plays. NBA and college hoops are full of them, but it is what happens on the high school hardwood that often goes unnoticed. While not every player “makes it” to superstardom, there are those who find unfathomable success before they are even legally allowed to drive cars. Read More »

College, High School / May 1, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: The Next LaMarcus Aldridge Is Going To Texas Next Year

Myles Turner

Top recruit Myles Turner officially committed to Texas yesterday afternoon, continuing in a long line of high-profile recruits that Rick Barnes has brought to Austin. Turner is a 7-0 big man with shooting range and strong defensive instincts, and is rated the No. 2 prospect by the ESPN 100. Read More »

High School, Video / Apr 30, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: The Best High School Pass You Have Ever Seen

Damontrae Jefferson

Calling this the best pass we’ve ever seen from a high school kid is a bold statement, but this dish from 5-7 Damontrae Jefferson is so freakin’ nasty. The senior-to-be point guard, who’s been offered scholarships by schools like Cleveland State, New Mexico and UC Irvine, was showing out at the adidas Gauntlet when he dropped this dime. Read More »

High School, Video / Apr 23, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: No. 1 Junior Ivan Rabb Plays Like An NBA Stud

Ivan Rabb

Ivan Rabb is rated the No. 1 junior in the ESPN 60 after clearly separating himself from the competition this season. The 6-9 undeclared forward from Oakland, Calif., gets up and down the floor with ease, and has a habit of embarrassing rejections at the rim. He may not be fundamentally-sound at this point, but after watching this junior year mixtape from Ballislife, there’s no question we’ll be talking about him as a major college prize next season. Read More »

High School / Apr 21, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Top 6 NBA Prospects From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

This past Friday night the stars of tomorrow in basketball took the floor at the Barclays Center in one of the most exciting all-american games in recent memory. Off first impression the class of 2014 has everything to offer from a strong group of big men, shooters, future NBA floor generals and some great potential NCAA stars. Read More »

High School, Video / Apr 21, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: The Nastiest Highlights From The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic

Emmanuel Mudiay

The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic went down in Brooklyn over the weekend, with multiple top high school prospects showing what we can look forward to next year in college. From Emmanuel Mudiay–who threw down an insane 360 alley-oop–to co-MVPs Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander, most of us got our first long look at this upcoming wave of stars. Read More »

High School, Latest News / Apr 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »