Basketball fans got a treat on Thursday night, when the country’s number one teenager Emoni Bates (Emoni Bates) and the country’s number one senior player Chet Holmgren (Chet Holmgren) )stand out.
Since LeBron James, Bates has been considered the best prospect for high school students, but the star of this game is the lanky 7-foot-1 Holmgren. Holmgren’s Minnesota (Sizzle) defeated Bates’ Ypsi reserve team 78-71. Both players ended in doubles and doubles. Bates had only 36 points (11 of 22 shots) and 10 rebounds, while Holglen had an impressive block, long three-pointers and powerful dunks at both ends of the court, and finally scored 31
Who is Chet Holmgren?
In the sophomore season, Holmgren crossed Steph Curry and dunked at Curry’s SC Select camp, becoming the focus of the scene. Holglen told Yahoo Sports: “Stephen is one of the coolest handsome guys in the NBA. After that, he smiled and said,’I’m so moving’ and shook his head.”
Fast forward to his senior year, he is one of the most important players in high school basketball. Holmgren’s frame is slightly smaller, and his figure is similar to Kevin Durant (Kevin Durant). Someone told him he was too thin, but he ignored all the interference from social media.
Holm Glen said: “Most people who tell me are people on Twitter, but never saw me play basketball in person or didn’t understand basketball from the beginning.” “After all, I am not too worried about what they are talking about. What. I’m going to be me and keep working hard.”
His figure is very good. He can defend the lane with his excellent blocking ability and sit with players with smaller wings. Behind the Dallas Mavericks center Kristaps Porzingis (Kristaps Porzingis), Holmgren (Holmgren) is called “baby Porzingis”, showing that he is another unicorn on the court.
Holmgren is the best high school shot blocker in the United States. He demonstrated his ability to block shots at the Pangos National Music Festival in Phoenix. He averaged 21.5 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocks in his two games. Last weekend, Holmegren also faced fierce competition as he faced off against the top five senior students, Jabari Smith Jr.
Holmgren said: “It’s great to be back on the court to compete with players from different regions.” “We did not participate in the AAU season, so it is great to return to the stadium and play against guys like Jabari [Smith Jr.] And Paul [Banchero]. “
Where can Chet Holmgren go to college?
Natives from Minnesota play high school basketball at Minnehaha Academy (Minnehaha Academy) on the outskirts of Minneapolis. There are currently 7 potential universities: Gonzaga, Minnesota, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina , Memphis and Georgetown. Holmgren told Yahoo Sports that he plans to announce his college announcement sometime in the middle of the season in January or February.
His former high school teammate Jalen Suggs will play in Gonzaga this season and is expected to become the leader of the lottery in the 2021 draft. Zags, Minnesota, Ohio and Michigan are the most popular schools. “It’s all suitable.” Holglen told Yahoo Sports: “You don’t want to go somewhere, they have to change the whole offense to suit you or change the defense. “So I’m just looking for a suitable position for my coaching staff, the players on the team and my peers in school. “
The G League route always has the potential to become top talent, but Holmgren is committed to college. Holglen said: “Obviously, the G League upsets me, I think about it, but in most cases, I focus on college.”
The players who watched NBA scouts on Thursday night may have adapted Bates initially, but soon realized that Holm Glen was a better prospect on the court. We will have to wait a short period of two years to see how his game will translate into the NBA, but if this last game shows that Holmgren can be promoted to the next level, then he may become an All-Star.
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