Originally posted by Joecool:
Whoa! Now only if he can learn to play from the right side of the court. LOL! I don't think I have ever seen a highlight of a player from only one side of the court (minus one play).
Rarely do you see a HS player with a decent jumper.
LOL. C'mon...there were at least 3.
Actually, my favorite highlight in the video was when he's on the right block, drop steps baseline, and makes a jump hook with his right hand. Probably not a shot he'll take very often, but it shows that he's put in some serious time in the gym. Lefties don't do that naturally.
He has freakish arms. I'm talking Durant kinda length (proportionately speaking), except he's about 4 inches shorter. And you're right that you rarely see a HS player with a good jumper, or at least one with his physical ability with a decent J. It's kind of a catch 22, because if a kid has a huge physical advantage over his opponent you don't want him to settle for a jumper, so that means that a lot of the really talented kids don't learn how to shoot until college or (more often) when they're 3-4 years into their pro career.
[ Edited by LA9erFan on Apr 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM ]