Jamaal Potopsingh

Jamaal Potopsingh

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Nationality : Canadian

Date Of Birth :

Height : 6’6

Weight : 180 lbs

Biography

Current School:  n/a
Hometown: Brampton
Dominant Hand:  Right
Vertical: 35 inches
Wing Span: 6 ft 9 inches
Standing Reach: 7 ft 3 inches

Blue Chipper”, PTP’er (Prime Time Player), can’t miss, these are old school phrases used to describe a player who is about to blow up.

Introducing Jamaal Potopsingh!!! This 15 year old is about to do just that. He plays the 2, 3, 4, and 5 WELL.

He is an excellent rebounder, he hits 3’s consistently and with ease. He can lead the fast break, can slash to the hoop. Posts up well and has excellent footwork.  Defends well on the perimeter and in the post his 8 ft 3 inch standing reach makes him a nightmare in the post for opposing scorers. His weak side help is improving and his basketball I.Q. Is growing. He is the real deal.

Strengths:

The kid is a great player but maybe the best part of all is that he is coach able.

He is eager to learn and catches on quickly. He can flat out do it all and he is only 15 yrs old.

And with the help of Dr. Thomas Lam of Fits Toronto Jamaal is getting bigger, stronger and quicker everyday.

Weakness:

Jamaal has no real weaknesses at this point, his passing will improve as he gains more experience. Right now he plays on a high school team that is guard focused and therefore limits his growth. But in his OBA year he will have the chance to work on all levels of his game.

Achievements:

Won the MVP for the Bantam Team last season at St .Augustine

Won the MVP for Ckatt’s Intercolour tournament in October 2009

Played in the AAU Nationals tournament in Las Vegas with Ckatt, August 2009; won silver

Played in the USA Nationals tournament in Erie Pennsylvania with Ckatt, July 2010; won silver

Played in the Double Pump NCAA sponsored tournament (Los Angeles, July 2010; lost in the quarters

Placed 2nd in the slam dunk contest  Muggsy Bogues camp in August 2010; lost to Kash Lawrence

Placed 2nd in the slam dunk contest Kingdom Athletics Summer League August 2006 lost to Kash Lawrence

Currently participating in Basketball Ontario CP training program (Centre for Performance)

Won the D3 Provincial championship with Brampton Blue Devils in 2007

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1 Comment

  • admin Posted October 2, 2017 11:12 am

    It’s unfair to compare kids but this young man has the same skill sets and physical make up of another former Hype player Anthony Bennett. Now those are big shoes to fill and it’s still not clear if he has Anthony’s work ethic or love of the game, but if he does watch out, because this kid is for real.  

    Coaches don’t sleep on this young man, you might let him slip threw your finger and get your feelings hurt when you end up facing him in the future.

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