Day 2 of the 2019 Generation Next Basketball Association saw solid middle school action again on the hardwood.  As the day came to a close a host of talented up and coming prospects had once again made their presence felt.  Here’s a look at a few more that stood out in Wisconsin on Saturday…

Note – Not listed in any particular order

Javonte Taylor – Mac Irvin Fire 14U
Javonte Taylor is an impressive prospect playing with Mac Irvin Fire 14U. At around 6’7 he is a long fluid athlete who moves like a guard with the ability to play on the perimeter. He had some nice takes using his long strides to get all the way to the rim off of one dribble and finish over defenders.

Ahrman Lewis – WI Dynasty 14U
Ahrman Lewis is a true point guard who showed a tight handle and ability to penetrate defenses off the bounce. He did a good job of getting finding open teammates and has a soft high arching shot from deep. Lewis helped lead WI Dynasty to a 3-0 record after Day 2 of GNBA Session 1. 

John Kinzinger – WI Phenoms 14U
John Kinzinger had a really good Saturday for WI Phenoms as they finished the opening Session with undefeated 4-0 record. He is a knock down shooter from range with a quick release and great shot mechanics. He also flashed potential as a secondary ball handler and creator alongside PG Dalen Davis for the Phenoms and stayed composed no matter the pressure opposing defenses attempted to put on.

Ethan Thomas – Milwaukee Rebels 14U
Ethan Thomas is an intriguing young prospect playing with Milwaukee Rebels 14U. The tallest player on the court, Thomas did a good job of keeping the ball high on rebounds and post feeds to finish over defenders. He also ran the court pretty well and was able to use his size to effect shots on defense. 

Kavell Joiner – Milwaukee Rebels 14U
Joiner was one of the best defenders I saw on Day 2 of the GNBA Session 1, racking up steals and deflections for the Rebels and turning them into transition opportunities. He has great length and quick hands on defense and has the handle and body control to fly to the rim in transition and finish. He scored all 12 of his points at the rim in a win over Gain Elite on Saturday. 

Darius Loury – Mac Irvin Fire 14U
Loury is a big bodied post prospect that looks to have some big upside as he continues to develop playing with the Mac Irvin program. At around 6’7 he showed good hands and solid footwork at the rim, catching tough passes and grabbing rebounds in traffic to convert into easy buckets. He is a good defender and also had moments where he was able to grab defensive rebounds and take multiple dribbles before finding a guard and making rim runs in transition.

Joshua Stewart – All In 13u
Joshua Stewart is a smooth young guard who was able to put the ball in the basket for All In 13U. He hit some nice floaters to avoid shot blockers against Team Ten Jabari Parker and was able to knock down jumpers from the perimeter. Stewart plays fast but under control on the break and is hard to stop when making moves to his dominant right hand going to the rim. 

Sean Brown – Team Ten Jabari Parker 13U
Sean Brown was really good for Team Ten Jabari Parker on day 2 of the GNBA, helping lead them to a win over All In with an 18 pt effort. He is a big long guard with solid handle and showed of a nice midrange game scoring the basketball. Brown also made a couple really nice dump off passes when he drew help defense attacking the basket finding teammates for layups. 

Jeffrey Iwuchukwu - Gain Elite 14U
Iwuchukwu is a big physical post prospect for Gain Elite 14U. Although somewhat limited offensively at this stage he was still able to have a big impact on games with his rebounding and defense. He has strong hands and did a great job of rebounding the ball at the high point and making outlets to teammates. Iwuchukwu is a really good defender and was able to block and alter shots without fouling too much, acting as the backbone to the Gain Elite defense in the paint.