Posted On: 06/23/21 8:00 AM

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — The list of outstanding backcourt performers from the 2021 Balling On The Beach tournament continues to grow as we take aim at the event’s top breakout candidates at the point guard position. This group of prospects has yet to see their names appear on Prep Hoops Next to date but showed that they have what it takes to make an immediate impact on the high school scene in the coming months...

Kamari Cooke | Charlotte, NC | Class of 2025

Grind Academy (NC) has carved out a reputation for themselves in youth hoops during the last several years by producing tough-nosed guards that can compete with almost anyone on the circuit. The club’s persona is best embodied by director and head coach/trainer, Ed Cooke, and his son Kamari Cooke is a chip off the old block. The 5-foot-10 guard is an energy-giver and set the tone defensively with his intensity and relentless pressure throughout the 2021 Balling On The Beach tournament. A pair of excellent wins versus Mac Irvin Fire (IL) and Team Jacko (PA) highlighted the squad’s weekend before

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