Wright shows major potential

Class of 2017 forward Hameir Wright shows a lot of versatility and potential.

Players all around the country are beginning to emerge in the class of 2017 and one of them is Hameir Wright. Running with Albany City Rocks on the AAU circuit, Wright has opened eyes with his play, and shows a lot of upside with his game.

At around 6-foot-7 and 190 pounds with long arms and solid athleticism, Wright is the type of inside-out threat that many coaches look for in a power forward in this age of college basketball.

According to Wright it is his versatility that he feels can make him a weapon at the college level, and he is prepared to do everything the coach asks of him.

“At the next level I see myself playing wherever just depending on matchups,” explained Wright. “Wherever the coach needs me to play that is where I will play. If the coach needs me on the post I will do that, if he needs me on the perimeter I will do that.”

Recruiting wise a solid list of schools are already after Wright.

“I have been hearing from Harvard, Maryland, James Madison, Cincinnati, George Washington, Albany, and a few other schools,” said Wright. “I can’t remember them all.”

About Maryland Wright said, “They are a great school and they have a great basketball program. They just started recruiting me and said that they liked the way I played. It is a school that I hope offers me down the road.”

When it comes to Cincinnati, Wright explained, “I am working to get to know Cincinnati. When I am able to talk the coaches more it is definitely a school that I will work to build a good relationship with.”

It is still very early in the process for Wright, but he does have a decent idea of what will be important to him in selecting a school when the time comes.

“I am going to look for good academics,” said Wright. “Also I want a school that has an excellent basketball program, location is important, and then also a place where I just get a good feel.”

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