Summer Months Important For Upstate Prospect

Reporter Mike Sullivan updates a player profile on Jamel Fields, a guard prospect from The Albany Academy in Albany, New York. Fields is a player that his AAU coach believes will be a solid college basketball player ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Jamel Fields

HEIGHT: 6-foot-2

WEIGHT: 178 Pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Albany Academy in Albany, New York

POSITIONS: Point Guard/Shooting Guard

CLASS: 2010, A current junior and soon to be senior

AAU TEAM: Albany City Rocks

AAU TEAM'S PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Jim Hart

COLLEGE INTERESTS: "Jamel should be a impact player for Fairfield," said Albany City Rocks program director Jim Hart. "He's improved every year and he's gaining more confidence year to year."

Fairfield landed a commitment from Fields a few months back. He's an aggressive player that doesn't mind taking the rock to the rim against the bigger bodies in the paint.

It's a big summer ahead too for Fields. We'll keep you posted on his progress.

WHAT ALBANY CITY ROCKS PROGRAM DIRECTOR JIM HART SAYS OF JAMEL FIELD'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Jamel presents problems for smaller guards with his strength. He has the ability to score in the paint due to his strength.

BEST GAME OF THE SEASON FOR JAMEL FIELDS:

Fields scored 27 points to help his team upend a very talented Bishop Loughlin High School of the highly regarded Catholic League in New York City.

PREVIOUS EVALUATION:

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES IN JAMEL FIELDS' INDIVIDUAL GAME: It can be said that his strength and weakness is measured from his confidence and aggressiveness.

Jamel has always had the heart and strength to take his dribble to the front of the rim against the big frames. Not afraid to get knocked down, he make the spinning drive to draw the hard foul too.


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