Not surprisingly, head coach of the high school basketball powerhouse Montverde Academy (FL) Kevin Boyle likes his former guard R.J. Barrett and his future potential as an NBA star. The projected number three overall pick is on the New York Knicks’ radar.
“If R.J. Barrett is available and ends up going to the Knicks, I think you could make a good case that you got arguably the best player,” Boyle told Adam Zagoria of Forbes. “Without question, you could make the argument for Zion [Williamson] and almost everyone does. And the issue is everybody makes it like it’s automatic.