LeBron: Day One, Part A

LAS VEGAS - The first day of games at the LeBron James Skills Academy saw no shortage of high level players, and while Top 10 guys like Julius Randle and Cat Barber were impressive, others, such as JaJuan Johnson and Isaac Hamilton, definitely made big impacts as well.

Jordan Mathews, SG: It was a pretty productive afternoon session for Mathews, who continues to play with confidence on bigger stages. Mathews was knocking down three-pointers and aggressively attacking the basket. Playing with effort is never a problem for Mathews, who always shows to play defense as well.

Isaac Hamilton, SG: Hamilton is one of the best scorers in the class and Sunday afternoon was definitely no exception. He was in attack mode for the entire game, going straight to the basket for easy points. In the second half, Hamilton mixed in a sweet looking floater and a catch and shoot three. The jumper looked smooth in the evening session as well.

Derrick Griffin, PF: A ridiculous athlete, Griffin blocked shots, rebounded and finished on the other end in his first game of the day. On the defensive end, Griffin can change the game with his motor and athleticism and on Sunday afternoon that was definitely the case.

Kennedy Meeks, C: A big bodied center, Meeks is a terrific passer who consistently found open teammates from the high post. He played hard in the paint and did a good job using his body to his advantage, coming up with offensive rebounds and putting them back in.

Shannon Hale, PF: Most of Hale's production came from around the basket on Sunday afternoon, as he was very aggressive attacking the rim, throwing down some athletic dunks. He also showed an outside game, stepping out and hitting a three-pointer off the catch.

Nigel Williams-Goss, PG: It was a pretty productive opening game for Williams-Goss, whose floater was working but mostly impacted the game by creating for teammates and tallying up assists. In the evening, he also played well, as he kept making the right pass to teammates and mixing in his floater to score points of his own.

Jajuan Johnson, SG: There's a lot to like about the young looking shooting guard, who played with terrific energy the entire day. His activity helped him pick up steals on defense and he showed nice elevation on his pull-up jumper. In his second game, he was aggressive going to the basket, finishing some attempts he probably shouldn't have given his physical immaturity. The jumper was consistently falling in the evening as well, while he also made some very nice passes.

Jabari Bird, SF: He's missed a lot of time over the spring but didn't show a whole lot of rust in his first game on Sunday, as he was lethal from midrange, knocking down one jumper after the other from around 12-feet out.

Kuran Iverson, PF: Iverson mostly looked for his three-pointer on Sunday afternoon and did have some success doing it. When Iverson started getting aggressive going to the basket, he made things happen for his teammates, making some very nice passes for assists. He's a unique prospect and the more he can use his size and skill inside, the better.

Marcus Lee, C: Lee had a terrific evening session game, blocking shots, rebounding and not showing much mercy on the rim on a couple dunks. His footwork has improved, which he showed on a couple occasions, and he also had one of the highlights of the night with a block of Julius Randle.

Wayne Selden, SF: It was a pretty productive all-around day for Selden, who was attacking the basket, had a good looking midrange jumper off the glass, rebounded well for his position, would start the break and made some unselfish decisions looking for teammates. He's a strong kid for his age but is athletic and plays hard.

Zach LaVine, PG: In the evening session, LaVine was very productive. He ran the point guard position well, didn't over-handle and made the right pass, but his scoring prowess is particularly impressive. He has a big time one-handed dunk in transition and used a nice move to elude a defender for an easy two points on the break.

Devin Williams, PF: A unique post prospect, Williams spent some time on the perimeter looking for outside shots and did have some success hitting threes. In the post he looked comfortable backing in a defender and had soft touch on a finish and competed on the offensive glass.

Julius Randle, PF: Randle's combination of size, athleticism and power are too much for most kids at this level. He would get the ball from the perimeter and cut his way to the basket, and when he got close, he was knocking around anyone who stood in his way in order to get two points.

Moses Kingsley, PF: Kingsley had his moments in the evening session, running the court, blocking shots – including a two-handed dunk attempt by Kyle Washington – and using his athleticism to help him convert easy baskets in the paint.

Anthony Barber, PG: In the night session, Barber played, well, using his size and speed to make plays in the open court. His speed is high level and he gets up and down the court in a hurry, but looked comfortable with a pull-up baseline jumper from midrange a floater off the glass and knocked down a three as well.

Davon Reed, SF: Reed was mostly hunting three-point shots in his night game but it's tough to blame him, as he was hitting with regularity, knocking down four total. He was also strong to the glass and played with solid effort.

Noah Venleh, PF: It was a pretty impressive game for Venleh in the afternoon session. He does a very good job of grabbing defensive boards and starting the break, as he has a terrific handle for a player his size. On the defensive end Venleh also looked to block shots and offensively looked confident with a right-handed hook shot.

* Stephen Clark mostly looked for his outside shot in his first game. It's pretty to tell that the point guard has NBA range on his three-point shot.

* One of the youngest players at camp, Isaiah Briscoe is a strong rising sophomore who was knocking down pull-up jumpers in his first game.

* Jaren Sina was feeling it from three in his first game. He's definitely not a guy you want to leave open but he also made some very nice passes to teammates.

* E.C. Mathews loves to drive and finish left and was doing it with regularity on Sunday afternoon.

* Jordan Mickey was solid in the evening session, looking confident on a right-handed hook shot, but also rebounded his area, ran the court and finished in transition.

* Shelton Mitchell had the play of the night with a big time one-handed dunk over Kuran Iverson.

Stephen Clark mentioned UCLA, Florida State, Missouri, OSU and OU.

Devin Williams listed UCLA, Xavier, West Virginia, DePaul, Virginia Tech, Louisville, and Seton Hall.

Karviar Shepherd didn't give much of a list but spoke highly of recent visits to UCLA and Louisville.

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