National Prep Showcase Report Part Two
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Marvin Musiime-Kamali 6’6 Combo Forward 2023 (Cushing Academy): Musiime-Kamali uses his motor well defensively. He gives maximum effort closing out on opponents from beyond the arc, using his length to force them into lower percentage attempts. Has good mobility when switching on ball screens, and has the ability to guard the 2-4 positions. Musiime-Kamali also uses his energy effectively to rebound at a solid rate on the defensive glass. Offensively, he can put the ball on the floor and finish well around the rim when attacking closeouts. Consistently seeks out contact when attempting shots around the basket, leading to him getting to the free throw line at a solid rate. Musiime-Kamali also has some playmaking upside. He finds teammates effectively on cuts to the basket for high percentage finishes.
Jeremiah Dorsey 6’0 Point Guard 2023 (Wilbraham & Monson Academy): Dorsey creates penetration effectively for himself and others with his good burst and change of pace moves. When opponents collapse on him in the paint, he has a soft floater. He is a solid playmaker. Finds teammates well on drive and kicks for in rhythm three-pointers, along with having the vision to hit teammates with crosscourt passes for open looks. Dorsey needs to be accounted for from long-range, making standstill treys at a good rate. Defensively, he is quick laterally, limiting blow by drives by opposing point guards. Also creates steals well, using active hands to pluck the ball away from opponents when they are not strong with their handle.
Dan Becil 6’4 Shooting Guard 2022 (Worcester Academy): Becil is a very good shooter, needing very little time and space to get attempts off with his quick release. Has the ability to get hot in a hurry from beyond the arc. He makes three-pointers spotting up or on pull-ups off of ball screens. While shooting from long range is his bread and butter he has other layers to his offensive game. When opponents close out hard on him, he can put the ball on the floor and get to his smooth mid-range pull-up or slash all the way to the rim.
Jerome Brewer 6’8 Power Forward 2022 (Sunrise Christian Academy): Brewer is a proficient scorer when creating from the mid-post area with his quick first step and ability to attack in straight lines. He uses his strong body and explosiveness to finish strong around the basket. Also uses his mobility and leaping ability effectively in transition, beating opposing forwards down the floor for high percentage finishes above the rim. Brewer is active on the offensive glass creating second chance opportunities for himself. He shows good timing and anticipation coming down with rebounds after a teammate misses a shot. Defensively, he does a nice job making quick movements coming over from the help side to block or alter opponents’ shots. Also makes his presence felt on the defensive glass, using his brawny frame to get advantageous position on opponents.
RJ Luis 6’6 Wing 2022 (Mt. Zion Prep): Luis creates well for himself and others out of ball screens. He does a nice job exploding to the rim to score effectively with his explosiveness and creative finishes, and also finds rolling teammates for layups. In addition, Luis gets to the basket effectively with his quick first step, doing a good job of creating contact to get to the free throw line at a solid rate. While slashing to the rim is his bread and butter, he has shown flashes as a shooter with his mid-range pull-up and standstill three-pointer. Luis shows nice instincts on the offensive glass to be around the ball when it comes off the rim, creating second chance layup opportunities for himself.
Dom Strothers 6’8 Power Forward 2022 (Woodstock Academy): Strothers is aggressive on the offensive glass. He is a consistent threat for putback dunks or layups with his leaping ability. Moves well without the ball, creating high percentage layup opportunities for himself with sharp cuts to the basket. Strothers also cannot be left open from beyond the arc as he has the ability to make three-pointers when spotting up. Defensively, he uses his size and length well when playing at the top of a full court press. Strothers makes it difficult for opponents to see over the top of him and find open passing lanes.
Reid Ducharme 6’6 Wing 2023 (Brewster Academy): Ducharme is a very good shooter with compact form and a nice elevation. Does a commendable job of letting the game come to him, consistently taking shots in the flow of the offense. He makes treys at a solid rate on the move or when spotting up. Has a smooth pull-up jumper in his mid-range arsenal when opponents try to run him off the three-point line. Defensively, Ducharme is consistently in the correct spots when one pass away or coming over from the help side.
Nate Guerengomba 6’5 Shooting Guard 2024 (South Kent School): Guerengomba is a relentless penetrator, using his strong body or quick crossover to get to the basket consistently for drawing fouls and physical finishes. Shows comfort scoring around the rim with either hand. Is also difficult to keep out of the lane in the halfcourt with his good burst. Guerengomba is an effective scorer in transition, and is able with his speed to push the ball all the way to the rim after securing a rebound. Defensively, he uses his brawny frame well to limit opponents from driving through him when penetrating.
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