VIDEO: Thon Maker already dominating this prep basketball season

VIDEO: Thon Maker already dominating this prep basketball season

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VIDEO: Thon Maker already dominating this prep basketball season

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So, Thon Maker is off to a decent start to his senior season.

The 7-foot-1 Sudanese stud has begun his final prep campaign for Toronto’s Athlete Institute, and he’s already having his way with opponents, averaging 27.9 points in his first seven games — including a season-high 37 points to go along with 11 boards in his senior debut. The above play against BTB Prep illustrates the breadth of Maker’s Kevin Durantism, crossing one defender, finding a teammate on the block and coming out of nowhere to put back the dunk.

Honestly, how is anyone — let alone another prep player — going to stop his combination of size and athleticism?

Thon Maker highlights from A.I. Prep's victory over BTB Prep courtesy of @themarsreel

A video posted by Athlete Institute Basketball (@athleteinstitutebasketball) on

Mars Reel has all the highlights from the BTB victory and will be following Maker all season, so stay tuned, because the 18-year-old is bound to drop a feature-film’s worth of jaw-dropping highlights this year. There’s a reason he’s projected as a first-round pick in the 2017 NBA draft before he’s even selected a college destination. Don’t be surprised if he starts steadily climbing those mock drafts, too, as the Vines, Instagram videos and gifs start rolling in 2015-16.

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