2019 Ron Massey Memorial sets the stage

Cerritos College Saturday & Sunday September 14-15, 2019 What better way to open the 2019-20 campaign. The 2019 Ron Massey Memorial Fall Hoops Classic jump-starts the 2019-20 SoCal Hoops basketball season with a star-studded lineup.  It features teams who’ll definitely be neck and neck at the finish line when it’s all said and done.  The event showcases some of…

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2020 PF Bradley Ezewiro throws it down during the 2019 Pangos Best of the West Camp.  Bradley has decided to jump ship, leaving Bishop Montgomery (CA) for Oak Hill Academy (VA).  Good luck to you young soldier.  We wish you much success. Current D1 Offers: USC LSU Arizona State Georgia Tech Tennessee Popscout Elevate Yo’…

Popscout Chats: Coach Leo

  Fremont High Asst. Coach spoke with us during the 2019 Maranatha Summer Block party hosted by Tim Tucker and the Maranatha Minutemen staff.  Both Coach Leo and I  feel the gap between the talent at City Section and Southern Sections schools is closing slowly but surely.  Resources won’t. Popscout Elevate Yo’Game

Popscout Chats: 2020 Donovan Brown

2020 Donovan Brown Maranatha Football We sliding over to Football in a month or so.  We’ll be focusing in on those who exceed expectations on and off the field.

DNA Hoops Elite Open Run – Session II

DNA Hoops Elite Open Run Session II June 21 7-9pm Birmingham High Are you looking to get some work in between those tourney games?  Trying to see if your skills have improved without the pressure of coaches, parents, and spectators breathing down your neck? Or maybe you’re just a gym rat who loves the game…

Popscout Chats: 2020 Fidelis Okereke

6’6 PF Fidelis Okereke King Drew High June 17, 2019 The Nigerian born PF chats about improving his game and family first at King-Drew during the 2019 Maranatha Summer Block Party hosted by Maranatha High and Coach Tim Tucker. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Popscout Chats: 2020 Caden Starr

2020 Caden Starr was gracious enough to talk to us after their defeat against Ribet Academy June 16, 2019 (69-56).  Caden shares with us his thoughts on summer tourneys and the importance of developing a bond. Popscout Elevate Yo’ Game

Popscout Chats: Ribet Academy Head Coach Reggie Howard

Ribet Academy got a few pieces family.  They looked impressive during Championship play of the 2019 War on the Floor Summer Tourney, knocking off Santa Clarita Christian 69-56 June 16, 2019.  We spoke with HC Reggie Howard after the game who talked about his key players and the proverbial target now placed on their backs….

Popscout Chats: Santa Clarita Christian HC James Mosley

It’s great when the character of your team is dictated by the actions of your coach. Not once during the two games (semifinal and final) did we see coach verbally abuse his kids for mistakes he could have verbally teared into them.  At the end of the day, sometimes it’s better to develop a true…

Popscout Chats: 2022 Barrington Hargress

Undersized PG’s nowadays, have to show the ability to be super special with the rock.  2022 6′ 1 Barrington Hargress is a one to watch.  The Super Soph. showed why he’s one of the up and coming prospects for his class, showing up and out during the 2019 War on the Floor Tourney, guiding his…

Popscout Chats: 2021 Tyler Powell

6’5 2021 Tyler Powell looked impressive during final day play of the 2019 War on the Floor Tourney (6/16/19). Ribet defeated Santa Clarita Christian 69-56 to take home the ‘Ship. Tyler has the motor to get it done on both ends, can score from all three levels, and shows good patience in the way he…

Popscout Chats: Jourdan ‘Superfly’ Sweeney

Popscout Chats Jordan ‘Super Fly’ Sweeney June 13, 2019 We’ve all traveled down roads the game of basketball placed in our path.  If you allow it to develop into a true relationship, some say your love for the game will lead you to greener pastures.  Jourdan ‘Superfly’ Sweeney is a great example of a young…

Popscout Chats: Coach Tiny

Popscout Chats Edmond ‘Coach Tiny’ Flournoy Sr. When you want to acknowledge mentors in the black community who continue to help kids mature and reach their full potential (or close to it), then you look for those who’ve been doing it the longest. Consistently is a great word to describe their approach.  OG’s who continue…

Class of 21

Don’t look now but Sunny Socal has 5 of the top players for the Class of 2021.  Popscout has seen 4 of the 5 who all appear ready to take their game to the next level.  How they handle fame, social media pressure, and their ability to stay humble and hungry could prove beneficial for…

Popscout Throwback Games: 2013 Spencer Freedman

Cal Supreme HC Deon Coleman has been at it for quite some time. Take a look at a contest from 2013 featuring one of his up and coming squads. I see a few familiar faces indeed. Spencer Freedman – Harvard Jordan Shackel – San Diego State