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txlobo95
01-13-2013, 11:09 PM
Emannuel_Nzekwesi is a solid 6'6" 215 lbs and only a soph and is #33 in the video. This is his first year in the US and playing at Byron Nelson HS out here in DFW. He moved from the Netherlands. Still appears to be a bit raw, but only a soph and is already putting up 14 point and 8 rebounds per game. Appears to dunk with ease. He's already had several 20+ point games and will only get better his Jr and Sr years.

Also, since he just moved here, probably has not been on the AAU circuit, as he's not even listed on either ESPN or Yahoo recruiting services. Here's the video I shot from tonight's HS show:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh1lwer32x0&feature=youtu.be

I know we ALWAYS have a need for size and this kid has a really well built D1 looking frame already as just a soph. I can't even imagine, once he fills in and/or grows another couple of inches! :cool:

It might be similar to Jeff Taylor's situation. A euro transplant, late to the scene and under the radar by most accounts.

http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/11/26/4439785/texans-hoops-doing-well-despite.html

http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/12/03/4456396/senior-helping-bobcats-keep-stride.html

http://www.dentonrc.com/sports/high-schools/high-schools-headlines/20130105-basketball-at-arms-length.ece

http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/01/09/4536326/boys-basketball-insider-trophy.html (also a little blurb on Xavier Adams at the bottom)

Not sure how early you can start making contact or at least get info to the coaches, player, family etc., but this player may be a hidden gem for us????

Byron Nelson is also on the WAY outskirts of DFW, so it's not in the mainstream of hoops action if you will.