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Thon Maker

Martinsville, VA - 2016

SchoolAthlete Institute Basketball Academy PositionCenter Height7’0” Weight200 lbs. AAU TeamTeam Loaded Virginia HometownMartinsville, VA Class2016
Scouting Report


Defensive Rebounding
Help-Side Defense
High Motor
Low Post Footwork
Low Post Moves
Offensive Rebounding
Playing Above The Rim
Shot Blocking
Vocal / Floor General


Lateral Quickness
Mid-Range Shooting
High Basketball IQ
Playing Without The Ball

  • Scout’s Notes:

    NBA Top 100 Camp- (June 18-21, 2014) Maker continued to show why he is one of the top players in his class. He can score inside and on the perimeter and continues to become more comfortable with the ball in his hands. He is also a talented shot blocker who runs the floor well and plays hard on both ends.  

    Adidas Gauntlet Orlando- (May 24, 2014) After watching the other premier bigs on the circuit in his class, Maker was on display this weekend for Team Loaded as the featured player on his team. He ran the floor extremely well, was very vocal,and played with high motor and made open shots. You can tell he has put on a little weight due to he was mixing it up a little with other bigs on the low block. As his basketball IQ continues to grow, look for Make to take his game to the next level.

    Sean Couch Showcase - (Oct 23-24, 2014) Thon has all of the makings of a future pro. He passes the eye test, standing at a legit 7'0" with a muscular frame. He is a versatile big man with skills that transcend his age. He is also skilled post player with good footwork. 

    Super 60 Super Showcase - (May 25, 2012) Maker is a super long 6-foot-11 inch PF who has the skills of a guard at times.  He blocks everything at the rim.  He has great ball handling skills for a player his size.  The one thing that really caught our eye was his stroke from the 3-point line. It is easy to see how Maker might be the best in the 2016 class. 

College Projection:

  • High-Major

Complete Rankings:

  • Player Grade: 85 (3-Star)

Skills Review:

  • Shooting: Good
  • Dribbling: Excellent
  • Passing: Excellent
  • Rebounding: Excellent
  • Intangibles: Excellent
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College Recruiting - Thon Maker
School: Interest: Visit: Offer: Status:
Arizona StateArizona State Warmer 9/11/2015
Notre DameNotre Dame Warmer 9/14/2015
IndianaIndiana Warm 3/07/2015
KansasKansas Warm
KentuckyKentucky Warm
ArizonaArizona Cold
Latest News on Thon Maker
Udoka will help make up for the losses of Ellis and Traylor.The Next Step: Kansas Jayhawks

3/26/2016 by Zachary Lyon – Kansas won fairly easy on their way to the Elite 8, but couldn't rally late as they fell to Villanova. What's the next step for the Jayhawks?

Josh Jackson looks poised to push Giles for the #1 spotGiles Sits At Top of 2016 Rankings Update

9/28/2015 by Brian Flinn – Future150 has updated it's 2016 rankings, and Oak Hill F Harry Giles is still the #1 player in the class.

Harry Giles returns to the top of the 2016 rankings.2016 Rankings Update: Giles Reclaims Top Spot

10/07/2014 by Brian Flinn – Future150 has updated our 2016 rankings heading towards the start of HS season around the country, and a number of prospects made significant moves.

De'Ron Davis had a big morning session at NBA Top 100 Camp.2014 NBA Top 100 Camp: Big Men Dominate Session 1

6/18/2014 by Eric Hampford – The 2014 NBA Top 100 Camp started on Wednesday morning, and several highly regarded big men made a lasting impression...

Detroit star Josh Jackson is the new #1 in the 2016 class.2016 Rankings Update: Detroit Wing Earns Top Spot

6/07/2014 by Eric Hampford – Future150 has updated our class of 2016 national rankings, and Detroit Consortium (MI) star Josh Jackson has been crowned the new #1 player in America...

2015 wing Jaylen Brown has had a tremendous spring circuit.2014 Adidas Gauntlet Orlando: Sunday Recap

5/28/2014 by Garrett Tucker – The adidas Gauntlet circuit continued in Orlando on Wednesday, and some of the top players in the country proved their national rankings and worth.

Emmanuel Mudiay was selected 1st Team Mustang Madness.2013 Mustang Madness: All-Tournament Teams

1/12/2014 by Eric Hampford – The 2013 Mustang Madness event hosted several of the top teams and prospects from around the country, with many kids impressing Future150.

Tyus Battle is a top guard in 2016.Tyus Battle is One of the Top Players in 2016

11/13/2013 by Brian Flinn – New Jersey native Tyus Battle is one of the top guards in his class and will continue to prove it in the upcoming high school season.

Payton Pritchard is quickly proving he's an elite lead guard2016 Oregon PG Payton Pritchard on the Rise

11/05/2013 by Brian Flinn – Recently, 2016 West Linn (OR) PG Payton Pritchard made the trip out to New York City for the Sean Couch showcase and caught up with Future150.

Thon Maker continues to impress the Future150 staff.Freshmen Stand Out at Jim Couch Showcase

10/23/2013 by Brian Flinn – This weekend was the Jim Couch Showcase at Baruch College in New York City. Some of the top underclassmen in the nation were in attendance & didn't disappoint.

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