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May 4th, 2016
We recently got the chance to sit down and speak with The Naismith Player of the Year, Morgan Wooten Player of the Year, and our very own NBADraft.net High School Player of the Year, Lonzo Ball, to reflect on his team's perfect season and a little bit about his future.
NBADraft.net: So far, how has Chicago been?
Lonzo Ball: Chicago’s great. It’s my first time out here and I like it.
The talented 2016 class took the floor for the Jordan Brand Classic. The West came up short but didn’t back down from putting on a show. Here’s a recap of the West. Tomorrow we'll take a look at the East.
Malik Monk 6’3 185 SG – Kentucky
NBADraft.net had the opportunity to speak with late bloomer and one of the Class of 2016's rising superstars, Markelle Fultz at the McDonald’s All American Game. Fultz will be attending the University of Washington next year. He went on to finish the showcase games (Hoop Summit and Jordan Classic) with strong performances. Here’s what he had to say:
NBADraft.net: How has Chicago been?
The Jordan Brand Classic was introduced with the top 16U international prospects followed by the top prospects from the New York region. Here are some of the players who stood out and are worth tracking over the next few years.
RJ Barrett 6’6 175 SG/SF – Montverde Academy (Canada) 2000
NBADraft.net's Evan Tomes recently caught up with Terrance Ferguson at the McDonald’s All American Game. Once committed to Alabama, the high flyer recently committed to Arizona. His tremendous shooting was on display at the Nike Hoop Summit as he set a new record for threes (7-of-11) in a game. Here’s what he had to say in Chicago.
NBADraft.net: How has Chicago been so far?
For the first time in history, the host team Germany won the Albert Schweitzer Tournament going unbeaten, after a close final game against Serbia. The tournament is seen as an “unofficial” U18 World Cup, even if this 2016 edition was relatively disappointing in terms of elite talent, due to the absence of the top prospects of 98-99 generation (Isaiah Hartenstein, Frank Ntilikina, Isaac Bonga) and of a reduced field of participants (12 instead of traditional 16).