Ron Massey Memorial: Recap

The Fullcourt Press Ron Massey Memorial Fall Hoops Classic had a number of talented prospects in attendance. Here's a rundown of some of the top performers.

2015 Checklist

Tyler Dorsey, SG, Marantha: One of the top scorers in the 2015 class, Dorsey has always been at his best in transition and Sunday was no different. His handle, ability to change speeds and aggressive mentality in the open court are tough for opponents to handle at this level and helps Dorsey rack up points. He also scored on a step-back jumper and played the passing lanes well on defense.

Stephen Zimmerman, C, Bishop Gorman: Zimmerman is one of the most skilled posts in the country and he made that very clear at this event. His passing was terrific - he made big time outlet passes, while also finding teammates from high and low post - while he also finished well around the basket and with his left-handed hook shot.

Chase Jeter, C, Bishop Gorman: Jeter showed the flashes of what makes him a terrific prospect on Sunday. He used his patented drop step to hook shot go-to move from seven feet out and made some nice post passes to teammates. Jeter's physical tools and consistently evolving skill sets give him one of the highest upsides in 2015.

2016 Checklist

Javonntie Jackson, SF, Compton: Last year at the All Frosh/Soph Camp, Jackson emerged as a wing with a lot of upside who had success shooting from outside at the time. Jackson has grown since then and added to his scoring ability, using his impressive body control to take opponents off the dribble and get to the basket. Jackson can finish with both hands is a good athlete who is a committed rebounder. He has the chance to be a very good player down the road.

Raysean Scott, SF, Compton: A long forward with a natural feel for the game, Scott has steadily gotten taller over the last couple of years and he's just starting to grow into his body. He's a very good passer who plays hard and is best attacking the rim. Scott is a strong rebounder in and outside of his area. The development of his handle and shot will dictate his ultimate success, but he remains a nice prospect.

Trevor Stanback, C, Marantha: On Sunday, Stanback played the best basketball that Scout.com has seen from him in quite some time. He was fully engaged, contesting shots around the basket, rebounding on both ends and showing a nice feel on the glass. He missed a left-hand hook attempt but it looked good and he showed the ability to hit from midrange. The performance was a huge step in the right direction for him.

Lonzo Ball, PG, Chino Hills: Ball is one of the nation's most talented passers and is almost like a quarterback the way he tosses pinpoint passes to teammates from all over the court. He's an outlet passing machine, but also is very creative in his ability to find the open man in the halfcourt. Ball also rebounded well and scored driving to the basket. He's a unique talent, but no doubt an elite prospect.

Chase Noma'aea, SF, Bishop Gorman: After missing his sophomore season due to an ACL tear, Noma'aea is back in action and showed some impressive tools on Sunday. He has nice size at about 6-foot-6 with long arms and did a good job of taking defenders off the dribble and getting to the basket. This season will be a huge one for his recruitment.

Zach Collins, C, Bishop Gorman: Playing against Zimmerman and Jeter - along with a lot of hard work on his own - have really helped Collins' development, and he continues to move in a good direction. His mobility has really improved, he's become a pretty good passer from the high post and his footwork keeps getting better. It's a very talented center class out west in 2016, but Collins is moving up the depth chart.

Kobe Paras, SG, Cathedral: A long and athletic wing, Paras is packed with upside and has the physical tools and talent to be a very good player. He has a very quick first step and is an explosive finisher once he gets to the basket. Paras is better shooting from midrange than three and will have to keep improving his shot in general, but that will come with reps. He clearly has a lot of potential.

Lucas Siewert, C, Cathedral: A post with good size, there's no doubt what Siewert's best attribute is and that's his three-point shooting ability. Siewert's size and stroke make him a tough matchup for opposing posts and he gets a lot of points from the outside. Siewert also has a nice feel as a rebounder. The more he can add to his back to the basket game, the better.

News and Notes

* Compton has stocky 2015 shooting guard in Robert Lewis who has always been able to shoot from deep, but he's improved his ability to take defenders off the dribble and get to the basket.

* Chino Hills' 2015 forward Jared Nyivih is a lefty with long arms that has nice touch around the basket, can really pass and plays hard.

* His shot wasn't falling in the game we watched, but 2017 Chino Hills small forward Li'Angelo Ball has improved his all-around game and definitely become a much bigger threat to score from the outside.

* Eli Scott is a 2017 wing on Chino Hills who has a good frame with nice length that found success attacking the basket and showed impressive passing ability.

* Long Beach Poly's 2015 center Jordan Dallas continues to improve his mobility and is upping his stock in the process. He plays very hard and did a nice job contesting shots and rebounding.

* Drew Buggs is a talented 2016 combo guard for Long Beach Poly. He has a thick frame, can really shoot it off the catch but also can score with his floater, attack the basket or create for others.

* Nick Blair has always flourished as a role player for Bishop Gorman and the athletic 2015 small forward played well again on Sunday, making one impressive pass after the next off the dribble.


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