Photo: D5 Global

Posted On: 09/20/21 3:20 PM

Next up is a player from Roseville, California. Roseville is a suburb of Sacramento and it is home to Maximus VanLaningham. Maximus is currently an 8th grader that isn't hard to miss, as he is already 6'7 and still growing. He is smooth around the rim and can get up and down the floor in a hurry. Max covers a lot of ground defensively and he is already a big time shot blocker.

6’7 PF Maximus VanLaningham || Roseville, California || Class of 2026 ||

Club Teams: YBA Elite, Oakland Soldiers & D5 Global

Projected High School: Woodcreek High School, CA


Photo: D5 Global

We caught up with Maximus and had a great conversation:

What have you been doing to get ready for the High School season?

I will be playing in a few local tournaments and I hope to do another camp shortly. But the biggest thing that I am looking forward to is the Made Hoops West Coast Circuit.

What style of play do you prefer?

I like to be everywhere on the floor. I enjoy playing both ends of

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