Duncanville (Duncanville, Texas) forward Perry Jones grew from role player to superstar after his breakout summer got the hoops world buzzing, writes Ryan Canner-O'Mealy.
Sagemont big man Fab Melo took the recruiting world by storm last year with his unique moniker and one-of-a-kind game, writes Ryan Canner-O'Mealy.
Columbus Northland's Jared Sullinger rebounded from a heartbreaking end to his sophomore season to become a state champion and one of the nation's best ballers.
San Diego basketball star Jeremy Tyler is skipping his senior year of high school to go pro overseas. He'll earn money, endorsements and valuable experience. Is this the inevitable next step for preps-to-pros?
Harrison Barnes is an honor roll student who plays the saxophone and leads a Bible study group. Oh yeah, he's also the nation's No. 1 hoops recruit
With 4.7 seconds to play in last season's sectional final, Waukegan's Jereme Richmond had one shot to be a hero. Did he feel up to it?
Kendall Marshall has been on the hoops map since fifth grade, and the Bishop O'Connell (Arington, Va.) senior is primed to make a name for himself at North Carolina
At the Boost Mobile Elite 24, the nation's top 24 ballers take over New York's most famed streetball court.
After a whirlwind finish to his record-breaking senior season, Lincoln's Lance Stephenson prepares for the next chapter in his tumultuous hoops career
Michael Snaer wasn't a hyped middle schooler or a heavily recruited underclassman. But years of hard work and a large family to motivate him have paid off for the McDonald's All-American.
On first glance, McKeesport 7-footer Zeke Marshall appears to be a standard high school basketball star. Look deeper and it's clear he's anything but.
Each weekday, ESPN RISE brings you five vital stats from athletes across the country. On Thursday, we catch up with John Henson.
By turning a grade school rivalry into a high school alliance, Shawn Williams and Roger Franklin have elevated Duncanville to national prominence
While Team USA's triumph at the Olympics was well documented, the real shift in American basketball is taking place at the grassroots level
When Brandon Jennings decided to prepare for the 2009 NBA Draft in Europe instead of playing at Arizona, he became the new face of the prep-to-pros movement.
As teams tip off across the country, ESPN RISE looks at what's hot -- and not -- this high school basketball season.