Posted On: 06/29/21 11:05 AM

You’ve waited long enough, so here is the 2nd wave of the talent that was out and on display at the Down By The River Tourney in Memphis, TN, hosted by Curtis Givens.


Payton Jones / 5’6 / Point Guard / Houston Hoops Blue Chip 2027 / Silsbee Middle School (Silsbee TX)

Instagram: paytonjones409

When I have the opportunity to coach, I always stress the amount of points a team can steal a game if the post player rim runs extremely hard and if the PG hits the rim runner. I look for this often when I am watching teams, and it is not often that you see a PG hitting a post running hard rim to rim. Well, thank you, Mr. Payton Jones, you did it. Now don't get me wrong, hitting the rim runner is not the only thing that got me watching PJ because he was dropping dimes throughout the DBTR tourney. He had some exciting no looks in those dimes that he dropped.

PJ is an accurate passer with excellent court vision.

He controls the tempo of the game and is the stabilizing force

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