Derrick Jones becoming elite high school player — Cuse Clicks

Derrick Jones is explosive, strong and has added a consistent jump shot to his game and is a defensive force. The 6-foot-6, 190-pound Archbishop Carroll (Radnor, Pa.) junior shooting guard is rapidly being considered one of the best players in the country. He’s backed it up by showing an explosive improvement this summer. He already has the attention of Philadelphia’s venerable Big 5 (Temple, Villanova, St. Joseph’s, Penn and La Salle), and now the big-times, like Kentucky coach John Calipari, are calling. The two-year starter will return as possibly the best player in the southeastern Pennsylvania area, one of the prime pools of basketball talent in the country (producing Kobe Bryant, Jameer Nelson and Tyreke Evans), along with Neuman-Goretti’s Ja’Quan Newton.

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About Wes Cheng

Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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