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More Than a Game

Hoop Brothers ‘More Than a Game’ blog is about the deeper impact that basketball has on our lives. Through this blog we tell the stories of elite high school basketball players and their journey on and off the court. Basketball transcends culture, language, age, religion, gender and financial background. It is a space where we can be ourselves, compete, collaborate, learn and grow. There is a layer to basketball that touches our deepest truths and delves into our humanity. Basketball is not just a sport. It parallels our lives and tells us stories of overcoming, acceptance, fear, love and inspiration. Basketball is truly More Than a Game.

Elliott Brooks – “The Ball Never Stops Bouncing.”

Elliott Brooks is a 6’3 guard prospect from the 2019 recruiting class and goes to Faith Prep Academy. He started playing basketball at daycare with his friends and really enjoyed playing the game. When his dad got a membership at the local YMCA, he heard...

Sedrick Altman – “Determined to Make It.”

The determination to keep working on perfecting your craft on the court is not easy to follow day by day. But for Sedrick Altman, his want and determination to become the best player on the court is what inspires his passion for the game of basketball. The...

Basketball Is More Than The NBA

I'm going to the NBA. I'll make it, just watch. This is what I told myself and anyone who doubted me when I first started playing basketball. I was just like any kid with a big dream. It wasn't until high school where I thought, "you know, maybe the NBA is...

Jaden Brill – “Work Hard and Never Give Up.”

Jaden Brill is 6’2 and can play either guard spot. He attends University Christian High School and will graduate in 2022. He first witnessed the sport at a young age while watching his uncle play. After getting exposed to the game at such a young age, he...

Donovan Yap – “Born to Ball.”

Donovan Yap is a 6’4 combo guard out of Arbor View High School and is a member of the 2020 recruiting class. He was born to play basketball; his first word was even “ball.” He started playing competitively as soon as he could, by the age of 3. Donovan is a...

Tauris Watson – “Confidence is Key!”

Tauris Watson is a 6’1 shooting guard from the 2020 recruiting class out of White Knoll High School. He has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember. Before he could even walk, his parents installed a little basketball hoop in his crib with a...

Marcus Lane – “Nothing Can Stop Me!”

Marcus Lane is a 5’7 point guard from the graduating class of 2021 and attends Sumter High School. He started playing basketball at the age of 5 when his grandfather got him his first basketball hoop. The two would play everyday and Marcus would lose every...

Keaundre Cooper – “The Underdog.”

Keaundre Cooper is a 6’1 wing out of Smiths Stations High School and will graduate this coming year, 2019. His first basketball memory was when he was six got to see Russell Westbrook play in person. Westbrook’s intensity and motor inspired Cooper’s...