Recruiting continues to heat up for Lawson

Four-star forward K.J. Lawson is picking up significant offers on the recruiting trail.

It was a busy two weeks for K.J. Lawson. The Memphis (Tenn) Hamilton product not only participated at the Nike Elite 100 for top underclassmen, but he also performed at the NBPA Top 100 Camp.

According to Lawson it was a great thing to be at each camp.

"It was a blessing to be at the camp and have a chance to learn from NBA players," he said about NBPA Camp.

Lawson continued about Elite 100, "I just had a good attitude and tried to not force things and get better. I have now been there two years in a row and I loved it and got to spend time with my brother Dedric Lawson."

Recruiting wise Lawson has already picked up a handful of offers.

"Texas offered, Stanford, Memphis, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Arkansas, and a lot of SEC and Big East schools," said Lawson.

Lawson has already made one visit to an SEC school, and he came away impressed with what he saw.

"I went to the Arkansas game against Kentucky," said Lawson. "It was a nice atmosphere and I really liked it. I also like how they play and how they get up and down the floor."

Lawson continued about the Razorbacks, "They have a good staff, and they relate to us in Memphis. They let you get out and run and that is what me and my brother like."

Also Memphis has made Lawson a priority, and he likes what Josh Pastner and his staff are doing at the school.

"I love Memphis and I love Coach Pastner," said Lawson. "He is very caring and goes out and gets the players he wants. He is honest and humble and always tells you what you need to do to get better in order to play for his program."

Not only is Lawson a top 2015, but his brother is one of the top players in 2016 as well. According to Lawson he thinks the two of them could end up in the same place.

"I think we will definitely go to the same school," Lawson explained. "He has his own fit with how he plays and we love playing with each other, so I think we will go to the same school."

Currently Lawson is viewed as a four-star prospect and someone who can play either forward spot.


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