Breakout Performer: Kaiden Space

2023 | 6’2 | Point Guard

Kaiden Space

The common chatter amongst the coaches at our Larry Hughes Elite Camp was that the best point guard in the gym was Kaiden Space. He is obviously one of several top guards and coaches would agree that any of them could be argued the “best”, but it was Space that was making a name for himself.

Space played well all RecruitLook Hoops Circuit long and picked up some Division 1 offers from Northern Illinois, Eastern Michigan, and Toledo. His breakout has been in the works all spring and summer — and camp was just his statement that he should be in the conversation as a top guard in the country for the 2023 class.

Space brings a lot to the table at the guard spot and has the ability to play on or off the ball. He has a good feel out there and can score in bunches. We saw Space’s ability to score with the jumper all spring and summer — he had that going at camp, too, but it was his determination to get to the rack that was impressive. He was beating guys off the dribble, finishing through contact, dunking on guys, and making acrobatic layups against some much taller defenders. He is quick-twitched on the dribble and makes quick reads — the game does not look fast for him — if anything, it looks like things are slowing down for him as he continues to develop… that is scary for opposing teams!

Space was also locking guys up all weekend at camp. He made it his mission to sit down and play defense. He moves well laterally and has quick hands. He’s got a really high defensive IQ.

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2019 Larry Hughes Elite Camp Preview

Press Release

August 2nd, 2019

RecruitLook Hoops will once again host the Larry Hughes Elite Camp on August 10-11, 2019 in St. Louis. This is an invite-only camp that will bring in some of the top high school basketball recruits from across the country. The two-day event will feature a mixture of 60 national recruits in the 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruiting classes – all getting the chance to learn from NBA-veteran and skills trainers.

NBA veteran, Larry Hughes, along with state-champion high school coach, Justin Tatum, will be the lead instructors for the Camp that will take place at Hughes’ brand-new facility.

Hughes has an impressive resume having played thirteen seasons at the highest level of professional basketball in the NBA. He was drafted by the 76ers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1998 NBA draft out of Saint Louis University, where he was named Freshman of the Year. Hughes was recognized as a versatile and athletic guard with strong defensive abilities, and was selected to the 2004-2005 All-Defensive 1st Team.

“Larry is passionate about spreading his basketball knowledge to the younger generation, which aligns with our vision and overall goal of RecruitLook Hoops,” says Mike Enright, Founder of RecruitLook. “It’s paramount that we have an influential partner like Larry to assist with the development of the next generation of basketball players.”

This camp will also feature wearable technology that is found in top-notch NBA facilities, including the RSPCT Basketball System to track shots, and the Kinexon’s sports technology cameras to measure player movement. All the data is tracked and logged into a digital locker, which will be shared to college coaches of all levels.

“We founded Larry Hughes Basketball Academy as well as our BTS (Basketball Training System) to develop athletes’ basketball abilities and basketball IQ — as well as their character and life skills,” says Larry Hughes, Founder of LHBA and BTS. “We share the same vision when it comes to assisting youth within the sport of basketball. We’re excited to build leaders on and off the court.”

The Larry Hughes Elite Camp provides athletes with an opportunity to showcase their skills against elite competition, while also learning more about the game of basketball and life-skills from special guests. In addition to the drill work and skills sessions the campers will receive, the camp will focus on teaching valuable lessons off the court.

The camp is not open to the public, only family members of the campers. Media requests need to be submitted to

Get the preview of Campers attending…