2014 Nike Hoop Summit Video Interview: Reid Travis, James Blackmon April 18, 2014
[Read Full Article] 2014 Nike Hoop Summit: USA Measurements April 12, 2014 Reid Travis
Weight: 241 lbs.
Height (w/ shoes): 6'8"
Standing Reach: 8'8.5” [Read Full Article] High School Class of 2014 Scouting Reports, Part Two- the Big Men September 4, 2013 Jonathan Givony
-Physically mature big man with a chiseled frame
-A workhorse inside the paint
-Can score with his back to the basket. Hook shots in lane with some range
-Tough as nails. Doesn't have any problem taking contact at the rim and finishing
-Gets to the free throw line at a very strong rate. Makes 70% of his attempts
-Runs the floor extremely well, regularly gets ahead of defense for easy baskets
-Very good offensive rebounder
- Runs the floor hard. Gets ahead of defense regularly.
-Undersized at 6-7
-Somewhat stuck between the 4 and the 5
-Average defender. Struggles to contain penetration
-Not a playmaker defensively. Doesn't protect the basket
-Won't be able to bully players quite as effectively at the next level. Will likely need to add more finesse to his game
Outlook:Tyler Hansbrough esqe big man with good scoring instincts and an outstanding motor. The type of big man every college coach dreams of. Will need to continue to expand his game to attract the pro scouts, but can't be ruled out with his work rate and toughness. [Read Full Article]