King City: Day One Rundown

The third day of the July evaluation is in the books. This time the roadshow checked in, in Cleveland. Guards were the main theme of the day, as Marquis Teague and Josh Selby were the best of the bunch.

Josh Selby, PG – Wow. After tearing it up at NBA Camp last month, Selby had the train rolling again in Cleveland. An electric lead guard with some major hops, Selby aggressively attacked the rim in his morning game, but he also mixed in a trio of long range jumpers. A tough kid that is capable of pulling out any softness in the opposition, Selby gets after it on both ends and appears to be a perfect fit for Tennessee.

Reggie Bullock, SG – With his future head coach – Roy Williams – looking on, Bullock showed off his offensive arsenal. Always known for his ability to stroke deep jumpers, the 6-foot-5, 190-pound shooting guard using ball fakes very well and has developed a pretty impressive mid-range game that he's using more and more. He had it going early on day one.

Perry Jones, C – Long term there aren't many better post prospects in the country. At 6-foot-10, 220-pounds, Jones has a great frame, runs the floor and is starting to develop more and more skill on the block. On this day he showed a right jump hook and had a few finishes at the rim. Baylor's Scott Drew, who was looking on, must be happy with his future player.

DeShaun Thomas, PF – One of the best efforts we've seen from Thomas came today at the King City Classic. The 6-foot-7 face up four man was aggressive in the post, played hard on both ends and shot the ball fairly well. His offensive arsenal is impressive, and he's got a go-to move on the block in a left jump hook.

Crandall Head, SG – At NBA Camp, head turned his game up a notch. Here at the King City Classic, he turned it up two notches. The future Illinois prospect was great in transition, finished well around the rim and made a handful of nice dishes in traffic

Harrison Barnes, SF – With Barnes there is never any wasted movement. The 6-foot-7 wing has a crisp game that has really evolved over the past year and a half. His skill set is sensational, and when he needs to get a bucket, he usually does.

Tony Mitchell, SF – The first thing you notice about Mitchell is his terrific frame. Blessed with wide shoulders and a strong, chiseled body, this 6-foot-7, 215-pounder can play. Although his shot isn't picture perfect, he was draining threes when we watched. He's also capable of attacking from the perimeter

Adonis Thomas, SF – Fresh off his first trip outside the United States, the 6-foot-5, 205-pound wing was quite an impressive against the upperclassmen at the King City Classic. Using his strong, chiseled frame he can mix it up around the basket, but where he did damage on Wednesday was from the perimeter, showing range out to 22-feet. He also mixed in some mid-range jumpers. Expect the big boys to get involved with this one.

Marquis Teague, PG – To go with Selby, Teague was the top performer of the day. Blessed with elite speed and athleticism, Teague has no problem getting by defenders and into the lane. Once in the paint he's equipped with a variety of options, as he's got a nice floater in his arsenal, but he's also a talented passer. Throughout the day, Teague was virtually impossible as he drove the lane and mixed in some mid-range jumpers.

Dajuan Coleman, C – When you take a peak at Coleman you are instantly impressed with his body, as he looks like an offensive lineman. Although he still has a ways to go on the block, he's aggressive, attacks the rim and is clearly a physical presence. It'll be fun to follow him and watch his progression over the next few years.

Kevin Johnson said USC, Texas, Oregon State and Oregon are the four schools showing him the most attention. He clarified that it's still very early in the process.

Moses Morgan has scholarship offers from Indiana, Arizona, UNLV and Utah. Memphis and Oklahoma are involved as well.

Since decommitting from USC, Gary Franklin, of Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei, has heard from Arizona, Washington, Connecticut, Baylor, California, Utah, Florida and Oklahoma.

Reggie Smith calims scholarship offers from Marquette, Indiana and Miami. He's also getting interest from South Florida, Wake Forest, Arizona, Oregon and Florida.

Carlton Brundage claims an offer from Michigan. He said Michigan State, Miami, Ohio State, Iowa and Syracuse are also recruiting him.

Wayne Blackshear listed Louisville, Texas, Illinois, Southern Illinois, Kentucky and Kansas. He said those six schools have put in the most time with him.

Brandon Dawson has offers from Indiana and Purdue. Interest is also coming in from Ohio State, UCLA, Butler, Illinois and IUPUI.

Kentavious Caldwell listed Florida State, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma as the schools showing him the most attention.

Phil Pressey said he's going to visit Connecticut shortly after the July evaluation period. He also plans to visit Arizona and Florida in the near future. UCLA, Mississippi, Baylor, LSU, Ohio State and USC round out his list.

Kendall Marshall kept up his strong play. He's great in pick and roll situations. James Johnson, a 6-foot-8, 210-pound power forward, impressed college coaches. He's got great hands, runs the floor and works very hard. Will Barton has a unique ability to score. The dude gets after it on both ends. Love the way Dion Waiters goes about things. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder uses his body very well and flat out gets buckets. Reggie Smith is a guy for high major coaches to continue to monitor. The 6-foot-1 guard is explosive and quick. The skill set of Doron Lamb is on display every time he touches the floor. He won't wow you with his athleticism and speed, but he's turned into an impressive scorer that can really get buckets from mid-range. You have to give J.T. Terrell credit, the kid knocked down tough shots under strong defensive pressure. He was forced to play on the ball, which did lead to some turnovers, but he got hot from deep and sparked a fire under his team. Michael Gbinije appears more confident and aggressive than earlier in the spring. His jumper is impressive. Daniel Alexander, a 6-foot-8, 190-pounder, can really knock it down from deep. He's a pretty decent athlete too. The dunk of the day came Jelan Kendrick. He drove the lane looking to lay the ball up and flipped it over for an impressive jam. He's got a lot of potential.

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