Orlando: Day One

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The AAU Nationals and Super Showcase as always are going strong at the Disney Wide World of Sports center. Florida native Joel Berry has a bit of a home game and continued his impressive July with a strong showing.

JeQuan Lewis, PG, Tennessee Tigers – A Virginia Commonwealth pledge, Lewis is a big time athlete and someone with a lot of flair to his game. Lewis is an absolute blur with the ball, and then is capable of hitting shots from the outside. Now he can get a little loose and try to make the spectacular play instead of the easy one, but there is a lot of talent to work with here, and he showed the potential to come in and make an impact for the Rams.

Kameron Williams, SG, Baltimore Elite – At the end of the day this cat can just flat out score. His touch is so soft that seemingly whenever the ball hits the rim it manages to go in. Now it isn't always pretty with him, but he has that innate ability to get his shot off from odd angles and just knows exactly what he needs to do. Even in a losing effort by his team, Williams managed to standout.

Nigel Hayes, PF, All-Ohio Red – It has been an up and down summer at times for Hayes, but this was definitely a positive game. Hayes was active rebounding the ball, finished with athleticism, and then also made shots. Consistency has always been the issue for him, and repeating this performance would definitely be a good sign.

Matt Jones, SG, Texas Titans – Another kid who just knows how to put points up on the board, Jones was key in leading the Titans to a big last second win. Jones as always was good shooting it off the catch, but he mixed in a few mid-range jumpers as well, and then also contributed nicely on the glass rebounding the basketball. Julius Randle didn't play so more was expected of Jones, and he definitely answered the call.

Chris Perry, C/PF, Each 1 Teach 1 – The rise continues for Perry with his play this summer. Perry isn't a great athlete, but he is tough and that allows him to finish in traffic. Also he has good hands, is strong, and will rebound with good effort. Perry doesn't guard ball screens great, and isn't super skilled facing the rim, but he had a solid game overall and proved he will be an in demand recruit as July comes to an end.

Joel Berry, PG, Each 1 Teach 1 – As he has all July long, Berry was dominant again with his play. The attacking point guard got to the rim, shot the ball well, and even played some good defense. With Berry he is just capable of doing so many things out on the floor. His strength and skill level make him very tough to defend, and for the last few weeks things have simply been clicking with his game.

Kobie Eubanks, SF, Each 1 Teach 1 – A physically strong wing with the ability to score inside and out, Eubanks was on top of his game. He was hitting from the mid-range, rebounding well, and then showed off his good athleticism. Eubanks has a ton of talent, and if he ever puts it together numerous high-major programs will be coming at him in a big way.

Wesley Person, SG, Alabama Challenge – The son of a father by the same name who played in the NBA, the apple didn't fall far from the tree here. Person is a smooth shooter who can absolutely fill it up. He got going from the mid-range and from deep scoring nearly at will. Person is also an above average athlete, and someone who plays with a high motor.

Devin Booker, SG, Alabama Challenge – Another game and another impressive performance for the five-star prospect. Booker was as usual attacking the rim and being successful, and of course he was making open shots. Maybe what was most impressive though was the way he rebounded on the offensive end and then caused havoc on defense. Booker is just one of the most complete guards in the country.

Pascal Chukwu, C, Connecticut Basketball Club – Chukwu has the length and athleticism to be a major factor on defense without much more refinement, but offensively is where he is beginning to assert himself. He is showing good hands, will rebound, and has a decent touch around the rim. Chukwu is still unrefined and will need to get stronger, but his game is going in the right direction, and he is becoming a very popular recruiting target.

Trayvon Reed, C, Atlanta Xpress – Still filled with a ton of potential, Reed has to be the same player he was in April again here in July. Now he did have a few flashes where he showed his athleticism and skill, but he didn't do it consistent enough. With that said, the upside is through the roof here. As Reed gets stronger some of his issues scoring inside should go away, but he just has to play with the higher still. However he did hit a three, block a few shots, and ran the floor very well showing why so many coaches are tracking his every move.

Jae'sean Tate, PF/SF, All-Ohio Red – Just an animal on the glass, as he always is, Tate was getting things done on both ends of the floor. He was guarding on the perimeter, rebounding, and then scoring in traffic. While he lacks the ideal size, Tate plays hard down low and simply finds a way to get things done.

Kai Daice, SG, Baltimore Elite – A young prospect just called up for this event, Daice put on an impressive shooting display. Daice hit some huge threes in the second half, and then also showed some ability to put it on the deck. It was impressive to see an underclassmen in a high-level game really putting on a show.

Devin Booker listed Missouri, Michigan, Georgetown, Florida, North Carolina, Stanford, Mississippi State, Mississippi, and Michigan State

Michigan, Ohio State, and West Virginia all made sure to track Jae'sean Tate.

Trayvon Reed drew head coaches from Georgia Tech and Miami. Also assistants from Tennessee, Georgia, South Florida, Clemson, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Syracuse were present.

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