Jermaine Lawrence standing out
October, 6, 2010
By Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting
Class of 2013 PF Jermaine Lawrence (Bayside, N.Y./Cardoza) has the tools to be a special prospect down the road. I got my first glimpse at the 6-foot-8 prospect this weekend at the Metro Elite 75 Frosh/Soph Showcase and saw right away he's a high-level athlete with long arms and agility to match his bounce. Lawrence is the prototypical run-and-jump athlete who thrives in the city. While Lawrence was all over the rim on both ends of the floor this weekend, hammering home explosive dunks and turning away lay-ups with his shot-blocking ability, what really differentiates him from his peers are signs of a rapidly-emerging skill set.