The players have spoken.
After more than four months traveling around the country, and world, for AAU events, showcases, Team USA, skills camps and tournaments we polled more than 30 elite players in the rising senior and junior classes, who were instructed not to choose themselves, and tallied their votes to come up with winners in different categories; everything from Most Likely No. 1 NBA Draft pick to Biggest Trash-Talker.
Here’s who the players decided deserved the hardware.
BEST DUNKER: Kwe Parker, Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.), AAU – Karolina Diamonds (N.C.), SG, 2016
BIGGEST TRASH TALKER: Isaiah Briscoe, Roselle Catholic (Roselle, N.J.), AAU – Playaz (N.J.), PG, 2015
BEST BACK-TO-THE-BASKET GAME: Diamond Stone, Dominican (Milwaukee), AAU – Young Legends (Wis.), C, 2015
BEST FACE-UP GAME: Skal Labissiere, Evangelical Christian (Memphis), AAU – Team Penny (Tenn.), C, 2015
BEST PASSER: Jalen Brunson, Stevenson (Lincolnshire, Ill.), AAU – Mac Irvin Fire (Ill.), PG, 2015
DEADLIEST SNIPER: Austin Grandstaff, Rockwall (Rockwall, Texas), AAU – Team Texas Elite, SG, 2015
BEST SHOT SWATTER: Ivan Rabb, Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.), AAU – Oakland Soldiers (Calif.), C, 2015
BEST KILLER INSTINCT: Malik Newman, Callaway (Callaway, Miss.), AAU – Jackson Tigers (Miss.), SG, 2015
BEST HANDLES: Isaiah Briscoe, Roselle Catholic (Roselle, N.J.), AAU – Playaz (N.J.), PG, 2015
MOST LIKELY TO DECIDE ON A COLLEGE LATE: Harry Giles III, Wesleyan Christian (High Point, N.C.), AAU – CP3 All Stars (N.C.), F, 2016
MOST LIKELY TO DECIDE ON A COLLEGE EARLY: Antonio Blakeney, Oak Ridge (Orlando, Fla.), AAU – E1T1 (Fla.), SG, 2015
MOST LIKEY NO. 1 NBA DRAFT PICK: Ben Simmons, Montverde (Montverde, Fla.), AAU – E1T1 (Fla.), F, 2015
BIGGEST MATCHUP PROBLEM: Jayson Tatum, Chaminade College Prep (St. Louis.), AAU – St. Louis Eagles (Mo.), F, 2016
MOST LIKELY TO LIVE ON THE SPORTSCENTER TOP 10: Malik Monk, Bentonville (Bentonville, Ark.), AAU – Wings Elite (Ark.), SG, 2016
TOUGHEST DEFENSIVE ASSIGNMENT: Dennis Smith Jr., Trinity Christian School (Fayetteville, N.C.), AAU – Team Loaded (N.C.), PG, 2016
TOP BUCKET-GETTER: Jaylen Brown, Wheeler (Alpharetta, Ga.), AAU – Game Elite (Ga.), SF, 2015
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