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2014 Future150 Houston Camp: Top 20 All-Stars
by Eric Hampford, Future150 (12:50 PM CT, Wed August 20, 2014)
2014 Future150 Houston Camp Top 20 All-Star selections.
2014 Future150 Houston Camp Top 20 All-Star selections.
Eric Hampford
Eric Hampford:

Future150 GM / Senior National Analyst. Covering high and middle school basketball.

Houston, TX (Future150) -- The 2014 Future150 Houston Camp again proved to bring in a supremely talented group of prospects from all over the region, with several future division one prospects in attendace. Here is a look at the kids from our Top 20 All-Star Game.

Marquez Letcher-Ellis, 2015 SF, Montverde Academy (FL): The MVP of the camp was the 6-foot-7 wing. The Houston native is headed to Montverde Academy (FL) in a few weeks and has proven himself as a top 100 prospect in the 2015 class. Simply put, he did whatever he wanted this weekend. He is an explosive athlete who has made tremendous gains in his overall game, and is now one of the premier small forwards in the country.

D.J. Williams-Weaver, 2018 SF, Cy Falls (TX): Coming into the weekend, we had the 6-foot-7 forward as the #6 prospect nationally in his class, and after his performance, we stand by that statement. He is blessed with natural explosive athleticism, good size, and is now shooting the ball well out to the three-point line. Regardless if he grows any more, he will be a force on a national level for years to come.

Carsen Edwards, 2016 PG, Atascocita (TX): The most impressive point man at the camp was the 6-foot Atascocita (TX) product. Not only does he have fantastic feel for the game, but his speed, vision & ability to create off-the-dribble have him on another level in comparison to most guards in his class.

Trejon Jacob, 2016 SF, Millbrook (NC): The 6-foot-4 shooting guard is an extremely smooth wing who loves to score the basketball. Not only can he get hot from the perimeter, but he is an excellent slasher as well. He informed us that he will be moving to Millbrook High School (NC) in the Raleigh area this year, so look for him to make some waves on the East Coast.

JoirDon Nicholas, 2017 PF, Manvel (TX): A pleasant surprise at the camp was the rising sophomore at Manvel (TX). Young for his class, the 6-foot-5 post was an excellent finisher all weekend long and continued to get better as the camp went on. While he might not be a big contributer this year on his high school team, look for a big AAU season in 2015 from him.

Greg Lee, 2016 SF, Westside (TX): A long and skilled shooter at 6-foot-7, Lee has range out to the three-point line and shows the ability to shoot over the top of the defense using his size. He is also a solid rebounder on the defensive end of the floor and can handle the basketball in the open floor.

Darius McNeill, 2017 PG, Fallbrook Academy (TX): Not only does the 6-foot-1 lefty have a game reminiscent of fellow Houston native De'Aaron Fox, but he bears a striking resemblance to him as well. He has excellent speed in the open floor, is always in attack mode, and shows explosive athleticism as well. Look for him to continue to grow and evolve as a top guard in the city.

Amir Smith, 2015 PF/SF, Ridge Point (TX): The Ridge Point (TX) prospect looks primed to be a breakout performer this high school season. At 6-foot-6 with extremely long arms and good athleticism, he is an excellent shot-blocker and is very active around the rim. He's young for his class and wears a size 18 shoe, so don't be surprised if he grows a bit more.

DeMarrius Antoine, 2016 PG, Madison Prep (LA): A fearless attacker when playing downhill, the 5-foot-8 Madison Prep (LA) point guard was one of the best finishers we saw in Houston last weekend. He loves to push the tempo at all times and uses his strong frame to his advantage when creating opportunities for himself.

Curtis Randle, 2016 PG, Madison (TX): What impressed us most about the 5-foot-8 floor general was his court vision and his ability to get paint touches whenever he wanted. He has excellent burst off-the-dribble and is very good when finding teammates in traffic.

Fredric Filsoof, 2015 CG, Denmark: Filsoof made the trip all the way from Denmark to play in the camp, and he didn't disappoint. A fundamentally sound guard who can create his own shot, he can play either position. He proved to be especially capable of breaking his man off the dribble and hitting the mid-range jumper.

Devin Jackson, 2015 SG, Nimitz (TX): Devin is a smooth shooting guard prospect who has long range on his jumper. He isn't scared to fire away from deep and has textbook form on his jumper. He also has good ball skills and is capable of playing some point guard. Overall, he was one of, if not the best, shooters in camp.

Roydell Brown, 2016 SF, Helen Cox (LA): Roydell is an athletic wing prospect with a very high ceiling. He uses his long arms and quick first step to get to the basket and finish on or above defenders at will, making him a very dangerous slasher. He is also a terror in transition as well, always capable of putting down big dunks on the break. No one was able to keep him out of the lane and showcased his improved passing ability.

Bryan Mitchell, 2015 CG, Second Baptist (TX): Mitchell is a big combo-guard who passes the ball well and is more than capable of bringing the ball up and running the offense. He can get to the rim, where he uses his big frame well, bodying up smaller guards.

Gilbert Thomas, 2016 PF, C.E. King (TX): Gilbert is a high motor prospect who has excellent athleticism. He is a fantastic rebounder and shot-blocker on the defensive end. He is also solid when it comes to scoring on put-backs at the rim. He runs the floor well and doesn't take a play off. Thomas is the type of prospect that coaches will love at the next level.

Matthew Williams, 2015 SF, The Dunham School (LA):  Williams has improved the consistency of his jumper from beyond the arc since we last saw him and looks as though he has become more comfortable on the perimeter. He has a great frame which he uses to bully smaller defenders when the opportunity arises. The next step for him will be improving his ball-handling.

Boaz Williams, 2016 SG, Victory Prep (TX): Williams is a high-energy prospect that does a lot of the little things that help teams win. He is a good rebounder and shoots it well. He is also a good defender who does whatever his team needs him to.

Jalon Robinson, 2017 SG, George Bush (TX): Robinson is a decent  slasher who has good speed and is just beginning to scratch the surface of his potential. He is an athletic wing that plays bigger than he actually is. 

Marquis Waller, 2015 CG, Cleveland (TX): Marquis is a prospect who uses his slashing ability to get to the basket, where he can finish at the rim against defenders who are much bigger than him. He is also a solid rebounding guard from the wing position who can snatch boards in traffic. He is a good on ball defender and has improved his ball handling ability, showing that he is able to bring the ball up the floor as the primary ball-handler as well.

Cameron Oluyitan, 2015 SG, Clements (TX): Cameron is a big wing who has excellent vision for a player his size. He can handle the basketball and can put it on the floor when slashing to the basket. He is also a prospect who can score from mid-range. As he continues to expand the range on his jumper, he will become even more dangerous.


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