Scouting Fab Frosh: Point Guards

The 2014 Fab Frosh Camp brought the best 2018 prospects in the nation to Atlanta, Georgia on the campus of Emory University for a weekend of competition on the court and learning off the court. Here is a look at some of the prospects at the camp.

Point Guards

Drue Drinnon (East Jackson, GA)

Drinnon suffered an injury during camp, but left quite the impression with his play on the floor. The 5'11" lead guard is an elite passer that displayed creativity with the ball in his hands. Drinnon made sound decisions with the rock consistently making the right basketball play.

The Georgia native plays with great pace and is always in control. He can score too as he drilled mid-range jumpers and runners in the lane. Defensively he showed lateral quickness staying in front of his man. Drinnon has that "it factor" you just can't teach.

Jomaru Brown (South Durham, NC)

This tough and hard-nosed point guard made an impact early in camp. Brown displayed great speed with the ball in the open floor and handles well with both hands. When finishing at the rim he used athleticism and strength to convert buckets. As a distributor he showed he could get his teammates involved in the half court.

Defensively he stood out contesting perimeter shots and pressuring the ball as soon as it came across center court. Brown rebounded very well for his size, as he had no problem mixing it up on the interior against bigger guys.

Quentin Grimes (College Park, TX)

Grimes was one of the most impressive lead guards at the camp. The pass-first point guard has a tremendous feel for getting everyone involved and was in control of every game he played. The supremely confident point guard always has his head up looking to make a play. Grimes is a plus ball handler that accelerates with the rock as he gets going and can also use hesitation to keep the defense guessing. He showed potential on his jump shot, but that could still be refined even more.

Jamie Lewis (Westlake, GA)

Lewis is a flat out baller. The strong, physical, and athletic guard got to the hoop at will. Lewis accelerates through traffic with ease and got to the rim whenever he wanted. His strength allowed him to finish through contact with no problem at all and getting to the charity stripe at a quality clip. Lewis also has a good pull up jump shot although he can fall in love with it at times. This scoring combo guard has a world of potential and could develop into one of the best guards in 2018.

Jaylin Andrews (Boys Latin, MD)

The 6'1" Andrews is a lead guard with good size and length. He is an unselfish player that moves the ball and gets others involved. He scored well with a mid-range pull up jumper and did a nice job defensively on the perimeter.

Saxon Thompson (Plano East, TX)

Thompson is a smaller point guard at 5'8", but can really go. He has great speed and gets in and out of the lane with ease. The floor general is a creative passer that made a few jaw dropping assists throughout camp. He handles the ball well in both the half court and transition. As a scorer he likes the pull up jumper and a dynamic step back.

Tanahj Pettway (Massachusetts)

Pettway is a 5'11" scoring lead guard. He looks to score by getting in the paint and finishing with athleticism at the rim. Pettway also likes taking pull up jump shots from three although he took a few unforced ones at times. The incoming freshman did a nice job of using hesitation to keep the defense off balance.

Jared Bynum (Georgetown Prep, MD)

Bynum is a smaller point guard that is a playmaker with the rock in his hands. He is very much a quick-twitch guy and likes the stop and pop jumper.

Alex Jones (Alpharetta, GA)

Jones is a quick lead guard that uses his speed to make plays for himself and others. He got in the lane with ease and finished well with both hands at the rim. Jones also knocked down an occasional three ball.

Darius Garland (Brentwood Academy, TN)

Garland is a 5'9" floor general that showed an ability to score. The Tennessee native knocked down a couple deep threes and hit a few runners in the lane.

Jalen Butler (Upper Canada College, ON)

This freshman is a strong and compact left-handed lead guard that showed that he could knock down shots at camp. Butler consistently nailed pull up jump shots from 15-18 feet all weekend. He also hit a couple threes particularly from the corner. Butler can do more than just shoot as he was powerful getting in the lane with his strength finishing in the paint.

DJ Brittian (Buford, GA)

Brittian is a creative playmaker that weaves in and out of traffic. He got others involved by drawing defenders when getting in the lane and kicking to shooters. Brittian played some tough on ball defense.

Devon Dotson (Providence, NC)

The tough lead guard plays with a very high basketball IQ. Dotson did a nice job making sound decisions with the ball in his hands and is a plus passer. He was always in attack mode both in transition and the half court.

Grant Beucler (Texas)

Beucler is a flashy point guard that is creative with the ball. He is tough and is competitor. Beucler made several nice passes in a variety of settings from transition, drive and kick, and finding the open man underneath. This lead guard is a good athlete that showed quickness in his initial burst. His shot was up and down, but it has good mechanics and a lot of arc on it.

Cobie Dillard (Fishers, IN)

Dillard is a physical and compact point guard that uses his strength to his advantage. He is a competitor that can score and distribute. Dillard drilled a few pull up jumpers and was an active perimeter defender.

Rashad Williams (Eufala, MI)

Williams is a rangy point guard that has good feel for dishing the rock. He got in the lane with ease and is quick in tight spaces. When in the paint Williams was consistently hitting a running floater.

Cameron Phillips (Bob Jones, AL)

This shifty point guard is quick with the ball in his hands and got where he wanted on the court easily. Phillips also was a menace pressuring the basketball all over the floor when he was on the defensive end.

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