Pangos All-East Frosh/Soph Camp Standouts
Updated: Oct 28, 2021
Danny Carbuccia 6’0 Point Guard 2025 (Archbishop Stepinac): Carbuccia gets into the lane effectively with his good burst and shifty crossover or hesitation moves. He is a very good playmaker, finding teammates for open three-pointers on drive and kicks or high percentage layups off of pocket passes on ball screens. Finishes proficiently around the rim using finger-rolls with both hands. Carbuccia can also hit open standstill threes when the ball is swung to him on the perimeter. Defensively, he does a nice job making quick movements jumping into passing lanes for steals when an opponent telegraphs a pass in his area.
Ian Jackson 6’6 Small Forward 2024 (Cardinal Hayes): Jackson excels in transition with his excellent speed and leaping ability. He does a nice job running the floor hard on the break to score high percentage baskets above the rim. Gets to the basket consistently in the halfcourt with his quick first step and long strides off the dribble. While Jackson primarily is a slasher currently, he has shown flashes of hitting three-pointers when spotting up. Defensively, he has the ability to guard either wing spot effectively with his size and lateral quickness. Also is solid on the glass, using his explosiveness to corral rebounds at their highest point when they come off the rim.
London Jemison 6’6 Combo Forward 2024 (Northwest Catholic): Jemison has a smooth stroke from beyond the arc, making three-pointers off of pick and pops or when spotting up. Finishes proficiently around the rim with nice touch off the glass when attacking closeouts. Also creates high percentage layup opportunities for himself with his aggressiveness on the offensive glass or when rolling off of ball screens. Defensively, Jemison does a nice job using his length to make it difficult for opponents to shoot over the top of him. Also makes his presence felt on the defensive glass, limiting second chance opportunities for opponents by making a good effort to box out.
Qingfang Pang 6’9 Power Forward 2025 (St. Benedict’s Prep): Pang has the ability to start a fastbreak after pulling down a rebound and weave through defenders to finish at the rim with his impressive mobility and ball handling skills. Gets to the basket and finishes well in the halfcourt with his good burst and strength. While Pang is still working on making these kinds of shots at a more consistent rate, he creates separation nicely on his step-back jumper. Defensively, he uses his good leaping ability to block or alter opponents’ shots at the rim effectively. Also shows a knack for being around the ball when it comes off the rim to rebound at a solid rate.
Delamortay Jones 6’3 Combo Guard 2024 (Bishop O’Connell): Jones creates dribble penetration in the halfcourt consistently with his quick first step and array of sharp ball handling moves. He finishes well around the rim with his very good leaping ability and touch off the backboard with both hands. Needs to be respected from long range, making three-pointers when spotting up or from his through the legs step-back move. Jones also is a solid playmaker, finding teammates for open treys in the halfcourt on drive and kicks or layups in transition from push-ahead passes. Defensively, he uses active hands to create steals at a good rate when opponents are not strong with their handle.
Jalil Bethea 6’4 Shooting Guard 2024 (Archbishop Wood): Bethea is a very good shooter from beyond the arc with compact form and deep range. He makes treys on pull-ups or when spotting up. If opponents close out hard on him, he can put the ball on the floor and make good decisions to try to finish at the rim or kick it out to an open teammate for a three-pointer. Defensively, Bethea does a nice job forcing opponents into lower percentage attempts from the perimeter when contesting shots with his long arms.
Matthew Gilhool 6’10 Center/Power Forward 2024 (Elizabethtown Area): Gilhool is a threat from beyond the arc, making standstill three-pointers at a good rate. He is a reliable scorer around the basket on drop-offs or screen and rolls with his soft touch off the backboard. Creates high percentage layup opportunities for himself on the break, using his good mobility to beat opposing big men down the floor. Also shows upside as a passer, showing spurts of finding cutting teammates for layups when getting doubled in the paint. Gilhool also uses his high motor to be a volume rebounder on both the offensive and defensive glass.
Wilkin Paulino 6’3 Combo Guard 2025 (Springfield Commonwealth Academy): Paulino gets into the lane effectively with his good burst and sharp crossover move to create for himself and others. He finishes proficiently around the rim with his explosiveness and crafty layup package. While getting to the rim is his forte as a scorer, he has shown flashes of hitting open three-pointers. Paulino is also a solid playmaker, finding teammates for high percentage layups when rolling out of ball screens or open threes on drive and kicks. Defensively, he moves his feet well laterally, making opponents have to work hard to get dribble penetration against him.
Emmanuel Okitondo 6’7 Small Forward 2024 (Archbishop Carroll): Okitondo has shown growth on his three-point shot, looking more comfortable making them when spotting up. He gets to the rim and finishes effectively with his quick first step, sharp through the legs move, and impressive leaping ability. Also uses his explosiveness in transition well, running the floor hard for high percentage finishes above the rim. Defensively, Okitondo does a nice job using his length to cause steals and deflections at a good rate.
Jeremiah White 6’6 Power Forward 2024 (Imhotep Institute Charter): White makes a significant impact on the defensive end. He uses his length and leaping ability to block or alter opponents’ shots around the rim at a good rate. Also uses his toughness and intense desire for the ball to come down with important rebounds on the defensive glass. White uses his high motor to make his presence felt on the offensive glass as well, creating high percentage second chance layup opportunities for himself. He also shows flashes of scoring in the post from jump-hooks or taking opponents off the dribble with straight line drives from the perimeter.
Jayden Davis 5’10 Point Guard 2025 (Chartiers Valley): Davis is a savvy playmaker. Gets dribble penetration at a solid rate with his good burst and quick crossover move. He finds teammates effectively in the halfcourt for open three-pointers on drive and kicks or high percentage finishes on drop-offs. Also hits teammates with precise push ahead passes on the break for layups. While Davis looks to get others involved first, he can also hit standstill treys proficiently when the ball is swung his way on the perimeter. Defensively, he moves his feet well laterally, doing a solid job of limiting blow by drives against him.
Jakai Sanders 6’2 Combo Guard 2024 (Bishop Loughlin): Sanders creates dribble penetration well with his quick first step and crossover through the legs move. He finishes proficiently around the rim with his soft touch off the backboard and ability to take bumps from defenders. Draws shooting fouls at a good rate on drives to the basket by actively seeking out contact. Sanders can make opponents pay for leaving him open from beyond the arc as he is comfortable making standstill three-pointers.
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