Mr. Basketball USA Ben Simmons, repeat selection Cheick Diallo, and state champions Isaiah Briscoe, Ivan Rabb and Jaylen Brown highlight 21st annual Grassroots Hoops All-American team. Elite honor squad includes 20-man first team and 30-man second team.
Montverde Academy forward named 2015 Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA, Florida’s first ever honoree. Simmons is the first consensus choice since LeBron James in 2003.
The final ballots are in and LSU-bound Ben Simmons is head and shoulders above 27 other national player of the year candidates. Tyler Dorsey, DeAndre Ayton, Ivan Rabb, Jaylen Brown, Skal Labissiere and fast-rising Cheick Diallo all receive second-place votes.
For the second consecutive week, five new teams crack the GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50, including fast-rising Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.). There were more state champs crowned around the country over the weekend, but from a rankings perspective the big news came off the court as Georgia Class AAAAAA champ and FAB 50 No. 6 […]
Ben Simmons, the best player on the nation’s top-ranked team, continues to lead the pack in the Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA Tracker. The best player on the No. 2 ranked team in the FAB 50 and a few others on winning teams make inroads as the voting process produces a reduced set of viable […]
Five new teams crack this week’s GrassrootsHoops.net FAB 50, including fast-rising Garfield (Seattle, Wash.), which won the Washington Class 3A state title over previously ranked Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.). Rainier Beach is one of those teams that could climb back in the rankings if results involving other teams break in its favor and based on […]
The 2015 Jordan Brand Classic team was recently announced, headlined by the West’s Ben Simmons and the East’s Jaylen Brown . Eight players not chosen to the McDonald’s All-American team (Malik Beasley, Jalen Coleman, Eric Davis, Tyler Davis, Tyler Dorsey, Austin Grandstaff, Skal Labissierre, Charles Matthews) were selected.
We give a quick breakdown of the 2015 McDonald’s All-American game East-West rosters. We also take a look at the players who had a legitimate claim to make this year’s game, set for Chicago’s United Center April 1 (9 p.m. ET on ESPN), that didn’t.
The 2015 McDonald’s All-Americans were announced today, headlined by two Duke recruits and two headed to LSU. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) is the only high school program with multiple selections.
Ben Simmons, the most versatile player in the country and the leader of the nation’s top-ranked team, leads voting in updated Grassroots Hoops Mr. Basketball USA Tracker. On the eve of the McDonald’s All-American roster announcement, the voting process produces an expanded set of national player of the year candidates from the preseason.