Tag Archives: Colorado

NY2LA SUMMER JAM: Top guards thinking about futures

14 Jul

Colorado guard Chris Thomas has the big-timers after him. (PHOTO: Denver Post)

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

MILWAUKEE – Class of 2013 standout 6-5 combo guard Chris Thomas and the Colorado Hawks didn’t get off to the start they had hoped at the Summer Jam but started to get back on track Wednesday before tournament play begins Thursday. Continue reading

Just a Minute: July 8

8 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Day two of the July evaluation period is in the books and the under the radar guys are emerging, the head coaches are in Akron, a power broker pulls a bold move and one hard-working assistant coach was given a not-so-nice gift for a July birthday present. Continue reading

Jones-ing for scholarships

27 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Torren Jones is no dummy. The 6-foot-7 pogo stick from Chandler (Ariz.) Basha High School knows what July is all about.

“It is scholarship time,” Jones said. “If you are a junior, it is that time where you earn those scholarships. It’s time to go get them.”

Jones is ready for the taking. The No. 69 ranked player in the class of 2013 doesn’t want to waste any time and next month is founded with one objective: earning scholarship offers. Continue reading

Catching up with Danuel House

25 Jun

Photo by HardwoodElite.com

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Danuel House is one of the more interesting prospects in the class of 2012 simply because he has burst onto the scene just recently.

With that, his recruitment is all over the map. The 6-foot-7 forward from Houston (Texas) Hightower spoke to the National Hoops Report to explain his recruitment. Continue reading

Clipboard Conversations: Xavier Silas, Northern Illinois

12 May

Norther Illinois wing Xavier Silas was one of the top scorers in the nation. Is that enough to get him drafted in June?

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Xavier Silas was one of the leading scorers in the country this season for Northern Illinois, posting 22.3 points a game. He was the eighth leading scorer in the nation.

Silas has worked out for the New York Knicks and participated in the New Jersey Nets workout. He will work out for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. New Jersey and New York will probably bring him back for another work.

Silas is currently in Las Vegas working out with guru Joe Abunassar with Impact Basketball. Silas has signed an agent, Lance Young, with Octagon. Young represents Steph Curry, Wes Matthews, Rudy Gay, David West and others.

The National Hoops Report caught up with Silas and talked about his future, his career and much more. Continue reading