Posted On: 10/21/21 3:00 PM

There’s no arguing the impact that the Class of 2025 had on the Prep Hoops Next circuit this year as many of the nation’s most talented players and teams collided to deliver a number of memorable moments. In previous features for this series, I’ve highlighted my selections for the year’s top backcourt and wing standouts through the lens of the PHN circuit, but several of my favorite memories during the event series’ inaugural season revolved around the emergence of the following frontcourt prospects who are sure to see their talents further recognized at the high school level…

Ja’mariion ‘JD’ Palm | Dothan, AL | Class of 2025

Palm made his Prep Hoops Next circuit debut in February at the Rumble Under The Palms tournament. He led Tri-City Elite (GA) to the 14U championship and was named the weekend’s Most Outstanding Player. Nearing 6-foot-10, and possessing tremendous run-and-jump ability, Palm was the most physically impressive prospect to compete on the PHN circuit in its opening year. The bouncy forward flashed an emerging face-up game on offense, and also shined as a shot-blocker, demonstrating timing and a quick

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