A flurry of strong prospects hit the hardwood for the annual NY2LA Sports Futures Camp this past weekend and while a host of household names delivered on both days, a handful of emerging talents like sophomore guard Nick Rutherford of Pike H.S. (IN) opened some eyes with stellar performances.  We wrap our coverage of the 2012 Futures Camp with a look at five below the radar stock boosters from this past weekend…


Note – Listed in Alphabetical Order

Lamous Brown – 2014 – F/C – Bishop Noll H.S. – Hammond, IN
The long lean wiry interior talent really impressed as the weekend went along.  He showed a soft touch around the basket, was active in the paint, disrupted things defensively, and showed decent athleticism and an ability to run the floor and finish as well.  Expect to hear a lot about this young talent over the next 8-12 months as he looks the part of a potential high major interior talent on the rise in the 2014 class.

Chandler Fuzak – 2015 – PF – Naperville H.S. – Naperville, IL
A nice interior talent with a versatile skill package that can score around the basket and has the ability to step away and knock down the jumper with range beyond the arc.  He runs the floor well, has a nice feel for the game, can deliver on both ends of the court, and has some nice upside and potential.  Another talent who should round into a high major prospect with hard work over the next couple of years.

Kory Kuenstling – 2014 – F/C – Dunkerton H.S. – Dunkerton, IA
Hailing from a small town in Iowa doesn’t get you a lot of media attention but Kuenstling is a long 6-10 interior talent who has a solid feel around the basket and can make his mark by scoring and collecting rebounds.  He has decent timing on the defensive end, can step away and knock down the jumper and even an occasional three, and he showed an ability to collect and finish in traffic with ease.  Raw and still developing, Kuenstling was impressive at times this past weekend.

Brett Prahl – 2013 – F/C – East Troy H.S. – East Troy, WI
Really impressed with his performance on Sunday as he showed better activity, decent athleticism, some nice power and toughness, and a willingness to run the floor and compete on both ends.  He attacked the glass, finished in the paint, ran the floor, and even dropped in a couple of mid-range jumpers in impressive fashion.  A bit of a late bloomer, Prahl looks primed for a huge senior year and with continued efforts like this past weekend his recruitment could really pick up over the next few months.  

Nick Rutherford – 2015 – G – Pike H.S. – Indianapolis, IN
Part of a stellar 2015 class in attendance, Rutherford came up big on both days as he used his activity and athleticism to score off the bounce, jump the passing lanes and create havoc defensively, and simply deliver on both ends of the court in strong fashion.  He played hard, was aggressive, and made his mark.  Definitely one to pay close attention to over the next couple of years in Indiana.

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