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Grassroots Sizzle players set to take on Sierra Canyon

ESPN. Lebron James. Dwayne Wade. Master P. Minnesota Vikings (if schedule permits). That is plenty of star power at one high school basketball game, and it’s because Sierra Canyon is taking on Minnehaha Academy at the Target Center on January 4th. 

Brandon Boston, Harold Yu, Zaire Wade, Bronny James, Jalen Suggs, and Chet Holmgren will all be on the court at the same time. That too is a lot of star power.

But what about the other players that have game but aren’t are the darlings of the social media timelines…well, not yet anyways.

Chase Carter…Isaiah Davis…Donovan Smith. This trio can flat out hoop, but aren’t getting all the pub like their NBA-bound teammates. All three play for Grassroots Sizzle during the AAU season, and all three played in the RecruitLook Hoops League. All three earned division one offers. All three were selected to the prestigious Larry Hughes Elite Camp. 

Chase Carter



Chase Carter (2022) is a 6-6 small forward that has picked up offers from Minnesota, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, and Hampton this year on the RecruitLook Hoops League. He’s a skilled combo forward that can knock down the three. He’s not your flashy play above the rim mixtape small forward — he’s your… smooth, swaggy, inside-outside, methodical, high basketball IQ, hustler, and not afraid of anything small forward.

Donovan Smith



Donovan Smith (2022) is a 5-9 point guard that holds an offer from Hampton. He’s got silky-smooth handles with tons of shimmy to him. He’s literally a 1-man press-breaker…that is how good his handles are. You never see him get rushed, get frustrated, or put himself in bad positions with the basketball. And now that he is gaining more confidence with his jump shot, he’s impossible to defend on the perimeter with his quickness to get by the defense… and he isn’t afraid at 5-9 to go hard to the rack either. 



Isaiah Davis (2021) is a 6-3 shooting guard that holds an offer from Hampton. Davis is the bouncy guard that does a little bit of everything. He can score at all three levels… he can guard multiple positions… he can pass, shoot, handle it, board… pretty much a Swiss Army knife for Grassroots Sizzle and for Minnehaha Academy. 



Again, there is plenty of star power in this game, but it could be one of the role players that makes a key play during an important stretch that could decide the game. We saw these guys do it game in and game out for Grassroots Sizzle this past AAU season.

For more information on the Sierra Canyon vs. Minnehaha Academy game, visit their website.

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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 info@recruitlook.com.

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