Rumble in the Bronx 17U Standouts Part 1
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Rumble in the Bronx has been an event that has been a staple tournament in the Mecca for decades. Each year, it brings out a vast amount of talent from high level programs, and this year was no different. Check…
Rumble in the Bronx has been an event that has been a staple tournament in the Mecca for decades. Each year, it brings out a vast amount of talent from high level programs, and this year was no different. Check out these hoopers who had some big performances this weekend.
Tillery is a tough point guard that can facilitate the offense, while being able to consistently score at all three levels. He has a quick first step while always being to be in control and playing with pace. He does not let the defense rush or fluster him, and displays a high basketball, IQ, by always making the right play. In the championship game Tillery had 47 points, five rebounds, and 2 steals.
Zakheim is a scoring guard that plays extremely well off the ball. He has a knack for getting open and taking what the defendr gives him. He has a smooth, consistent jumpshot for mid range, and beyond the arc, with the ability to put the ball on the floor and get all the way to his basket, where he uses his length to finish over defenders. Zakeim displays a high motor on the defensive end, being one of the first ones back and giving 100% on every possession.
Blackwood is a lengthy wing, whose skill and size positively impact winning on both ends of the floor. Blackwood has the ability to handle the basketball in traffic and can hit tough shots off the dribble. He also uses his length and athleticism to protect the rim on defense, and is in unselfish player, not afraid to make the extra pass. He also has the ability to get up and above the rim in transition.
Parish is a speedy guard that has the ability to get into the teeth of the defense, where he can then score, or set up a teammate. He runs the offense smoothly, while being a vocal, leader and floor general. On defense, Parish uses his speed and anticipation gets steals and buckets in transition. Parish also takes care of the basketball and values each possession.
Samuels is a strong point guard that has the ability to use his solid frame to get all the way to the basket, where he could either get fouled or finish often. He is also a big time rebounder on both ends of the floor, especially for a guard. Samuels is also a fantastic ball handler, with the ability to make teammates better. He also demonstrates high level awareness and commitment on the defensive end.