Wednesday, August 27, 2014


BREAKING NEWS, IT'S OFFICIAL BASKETBALL PHENOM NEW,JERSEY NATIVE CLASS OF 2018 HONESTY GRAYSON WILL BE ATTENDING HIGH SCHOOL AT RIVERDALE BAPTIST IN UPPER MARLBORO, MD.

New,Jersey will be losing one of it's top players in the the country to Riverdale Baptist, which is in Upper Marlboro,MD. So don't look for Ms Grayson at Life Center Academy in New, jersey in the near future unless the Crusaders are in town. Gthingbasket would like to wish Honesty and the Grayson well.

MORE RECAP FROM THE J.E.M CLASSIC ALL STAR GAME GOLD TEAM!

IMANI LEWIS (WILLINGBORO,NJ)

Imani was getting an 1's  it seem like every time she crashed the boards, she always know where the ball was going to be, that is because she was playing on her home court which is Trenton Catholic where she will be attending next year. Lewis used her size and muscles to push some of the other girls around but luckily they were on her level in was not afraid to bang with her.



Ayana Johnson Center (Elmwood,NJ)- The other 6'0 footer in this game, she dropped a few buckets in this ALL STAR game getting a couple of put backs from hanging around the rim.






Maria Devincenzo Guard (Montgomery,NJ)- The small pesky point guard was all over the place in the J.E.M, she has a high motor in loves the game of basketball in plays both ends of the court very well.





Amaya Santiago Guard (Elmwood Park,NJ)- The 5'8 guard is as strong as a ox, another NJ Sparks player that was in the Classic. She scored on a few occasion, Santiago is a great rebounder in can finish well at the cup when given the opportunity.




Nyah Garrison Guard (Brookhaven,PA)- The PA baller came to ball as most do when they get on the court in play, Garrison went hard in the game like the report said she would. They say she is coming off of a broken leg, but Gthingbasketball could never tell.
















Monday, August 25, 2014


MORE RECAP FROM THE J.E.M ALL STAR CLASSIC GOLD TEAM!

KAIYA BURNETT (CLASS OF 2018)

The guard was dropping buckets at the J.E.M ALL STAR CLASSIC, she was taking her good old time to get warmed up but by the fourth quarter Burnett was draining three's from all over the court, showing coach Lewis-El what he is going to be missing this fall.



Abbey Lawrence Guard (Caldwell,NJ)- Little Abbey was on point like a true point guard should be. The Newark Tech freshman got everybody in to the flow of the game be for she even took one single shot, but don't make no mistake about her she can handle her own, with handling the rock and scoring some buckets.



Eve Crawford Guard (East Brunswick)- One of twins like the other has so much upside that it's crazy. Eve came in to the All Star shooting very well knocking down a couple of tray's early in late in the this game. Coach Tiny Green said on twitter that the Crawford sisters will be taking over the Shore Conference for the next four years.



Ryan Robinson Guard (Ewing,NJ)- There were a lot of guards in this game, in Ryan showed that she was one of them. Robinson went to basket hard every time showing of her strength and her will to get to the basket.





Natalie Rhine Guard (Bensalem,PA)- All round good guard, she definitely show that at the J.E.M. Rhine See's the floor well and runs it well, she has a nice handle in can get to the basket with no problem an has the ability to create her own shot if necessary. 



Saturday, August 23, 2014


MORE J.E.M CLASSIC ALL STAR RECAP FROM GRAY TEAM!

Honesty Grayson (Class of 2018)


Honesty was another player who like Danielle is one of the top 8th graders in the state and in the country, that's right country that played in this game. She woo the crowd with some of her acrobatic moves going to basket, she has been highly sorted after from all type of school and colleges since last year. This is a huge year for Honesty at the Life Center since most of the seniors graduated and went on to college.


Here are some more top performers from J.E.M ALL STAR game.



Miya Grimes Forward (Lawrence,NJ)-Ceo Mike Melton choose Grimes for MVP because of her hard work ethnic on the court, despite that there was a bunch of other talented girls on the floor, Miya was able to hang with some of the big dog's. 


  



Ryan Weiss Guard (Allentown,NJ) - She show her talent at the guard position this past weekend, Ryan played a study game controlling the pace and dishing the rock.






Kaela Reed Point Guard (Trenton,NJ) - The 5'1 guard was going straight to the basket no matter which tree was in her way, to be of the smallest player on the court, you wouldn't have never know that because when Kaela out there she plays way bigger than she looks.




Qiana Vigo Guard (Ewing,NJ) - The strong guard came in playing hard right out of the gate, she drop a few buckets early in the game going hard to the rack. A nice size guard who will do anything to score. By the end of the game we definitely knew Trenton, NJ was in the house. 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

J.E.M ALL-STAR CLASSIC RECAP.

Danielle Robinson (Class of 2018)

This year was the first time Basketball Spotlight had a girls game, Spotlight hooked up with Gthing Basketball in they assemble twenty of the top talented girls around the state for the J.E.M Classic All Star game.

Danielle Robinson the Newark, NJ baller and 17U in under invitee for the USA team showed why she is one of the top 8th graders in the country, she has all the necessary tools to become a great D-1 player in the future. She ran the floor like a deer on offense and defense. Robinson dropped buckets from all over the court, she is very strong in can get to the basket with ease.

Here are some of the other J.E.M All Star Classic Gray Team Performers:


Molly Collins Point Guard (Lacey Twp, NJ) - The sharp shooter came to the J.E.M All Star Classic still shooting like she was doing all AAU  season, Collins who can play the one or two should be fine going to the the level.







Maryam Crawford Point Guard (East Brunswick, NJ) - A mere image of her sister they play almost the same type of basketball. Crawford started of a little slow but she started to pick up her pace as the game went along.  








Jaylenn Spaulding Forward (Lawrence, NJ) - The big played well around the rim this weekend, she isn't a true big but can play it if necessary and she showed that playing in the J.E.M All Star.









Charlotte Stern Center (Voorhees, NJ) - Charlotte was a monster on the boards, she showed a lot of potential in this game letting people know you will be hearing her name for the next few years, she has a nice touch for a big also.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

 
 
HERE IS THE OFFICIAL LIST FOR THE ALL-STAR GAME.
 

Basketball Spotlight J.E.M. ALL STAR CLASSIC GIRLS ROSTER


The Basketball Spotlight J.E.M. All Star Classic is proud to announce that we are adding a girl’s game to the event. The girl’s roster is below and please make sure you report to Trenton Catholic Academy at 11:15 am on August 16th.

White Team
Ryan Robinson (Ewing, NJ)
Imani Lewis (Willingboro, NJ)
Natalie Rhine (Bethlehem, PA)
Maria Devincenzo (Montgomery, NJ)
Kaiya Burnett (Ewing, NJ)
Ayana Johnson (Ewing, NJ)
Eve Crawford (East Brunswick, NJ)
Abbey Lawrence (Caldwell, NJ)
Nyah Garrison (Brookhaven, PA)
Amaya Santiago (Elmwood Park, NJ)


Black Team
Jaylenn Spaulding (Lawrence, NJ)
Miya Grimes (Lawrence, NJ)
Ryan Weiss (Allentown, NJ)
Kaela Reed (Trenton, NJ)
Qiana Vigo (Ewing, NJ)
Charlotte Stern (Voorhees, NJ)
Danielle Robinson (Newark, NJ)
Honesty Grayson (Brick, NJ)
Molly Collins (Lacey TWP, NJ)
Maryan Crawford (East Brunswick, NJ)