Lamar Roberson 6-7 Combo Forward, IMG Academy
Although he scored few points in his first two games at adidas Superstar Camp, Lamar Roberson made himself known right away. Roberson is the type of player that will do the little things to help his team win. He crashed the boards hard all camp, and played great help side defense. Roberson makes players around him better and his passing ability is magnificent.
"The best part about my game is getting everyone involved in the game, and then I can get mine," Roberson said.
Roberson's description is exactly right. He began the camp getting rebounds and dishing out assists, before stepping up into a scoring role on the last day of camp. Roberson can play a number of positions on the court because of his ability to handle the ball and his knack for posting up smaller defenders.
Terrance Williams 6-5 Guard/Small Forward, Rainier Beach High School
The tough thing about evaluating talent at camps is that many players play out of position and that seemed to be the case with Terrence Williams. Williams played point guard for his team and really struggled to get a feel for the game. Although he has played point guard for his high school team, Williams will be playing small forward at the next level.
T-will didn't have a great camp, but his athleticism and dunking ability were very impressive. He struggled because his jumper wasn't falling and his shot selection was questionable at times. Towards the end of camp he began taking the ball to the basket and that opened up his game a whole lot more. But don't get discouraged about Williams' performance. He has pro potential and likely will step in for Francisco Garcia next season.
How's this for confidence? A sweatshirt Williams wore around camp read: "T-will the Next Louisville Great"
Marcus Williams 6-7 Shooting Guard, Roosevelt High School
The AAU teammate of Terrence Williams is a very smooth player with loads of potential. He handles the ball well and even played point guard at times, though he'll most likely play the two and three in college. Williams, who pulled a muscle that forced him to miss the last three schedule games at adidas, still earned a place in the camp's All-Star game.
With one scholarship left to give, Williams appears to be the Louisville's number one option. Very close friends with Terrance Williams, Marcus said his friend's decision is a huge factor for U of L. When asked if Terrance has been pushing Louisville recently, Williams responded, "Terrance has actually been pretty cool about it, telling me to make the best decision for me."
Chad Millard 6-8 Shooting Guard/Small Forward, Brewster Academy
The biggest difference between Chad Millard and Marcus Williams is Williams' is mobile and can put the ball on the floor. If you talk to Millard he will tell you he really likes the Cardinals and he loves their style of play. Millard says he's wide open but likes Louisville, Missouri, UCONN, Providence and Pittsburgh. Millard has a big upside but needs to become more aggressive and put the ball on floor occasionally.
Nolan Smith 6-3 Point Guard, St. John's College High School
Smith is regarded as one of the top prospects in the class of 2007 and proved worthy of that ranking at adidas Superstar Camp. Smith played point guard throughout the camp and really got his team involved, but was still able to get his points. Smith had an average of 14 points per game, and in one nearly notched a triple-double. Smith told ITV at Bob Gibbons that he "wanted to follow in his father's footsteps" and at adidas camp he listed Louisville as one of his favorites with Duke and Syracuse.