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  1. Elite 2016 prospect could reclassify to 2015 and go to college early

    Dec 7, 2014, 2:55 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    An elite 2016 big man could join the 2015 class and push for top prospect in that class.

  2. Could 2016’s top recruit make a move into the Class of 2015?

    Dec 5, 2014, 2:19 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    Chatter of Thon Maker reclassifying died down this summer, but his guardian stated in a story that it remains a possibility.

  3. Latest mixtape for elite 2016 recruit Thon Maker (VIDEO)

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:27 AM EST

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    Thon Maker has another mixtape out.

  4. Thon Maker’s guardian explains why going pro overseas isn’t that easy

    Oct 13, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The decision isn’t as simple as it may seem.

  5. Top 2015 and 2016 prospects comment on high school-to-pro move in new report

    Sep 23, 2014, 7:35 PM EST

    (adidas)

    Now that Emmanuel Mudiay has gone from high school to professional basketball in China, others high school players are intrigued.

  6. 2016 five-star prospect Thon Maker’s summer mixtape (VIDEO)

    Sep 10, 2014, 9:47 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    Thon Maker cemented his status as one of the best prospects in the country, regardless of class, this summer.

  7. Latest Rivals rankings for Class of 2016 provides new No. 1 prospect

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:48 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The top six in the Class of 2016 are all elite prospects.

  8. Thon Maker, Dennis Smith Jr. among highlight makers at Elite 24 practice (VIDEO)

    Aug 23, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The top ten plays from the Under Armour Elite 24 practice session earlier this week.

  9. Ninth annual Elite 24 participants announced

    Aug 8, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Recent verbal commitments Chase Jeter (Duke) and Donovan Mitchell (Louisville) among the 24 players expected to participate on August 23.

  10. adidas Nations high school Superlatives

    Aug 7, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    (2016 point guard Dennis Smith, Jr. Credit: adidas)

    Some additional thoughts on the high school players from adidas Nations.

  11. Class of 2016 star Thon Maker catches alley-oop over defender (VIDEO)

    Aug 2, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Adidas Hoops

    Maker is one of the top prospects in the country.

  12. July Live Period Week Three Superlatives

    Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Adidas Hoops

    The best of the best from the final week of the July live evaluation period from Las Vegas and Louisville.

  13. Thon Maker’s guardian: It’s ‘not very likely’ that he will reclassify

    Jul 24, 2014, 2:49 PM EST

    Adidas Hoops

    Thon Maker is a top five recruit in 2016 and would be a top two or three recruit in 2015.

  14. July Live Period Preview: Eight story lines to watch the next three weeks

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Malik Newman (Getty Images)

    Package deals? Elite big men? Point guard sleepers? Eight things to track over the next three weeks.

  15. July Live Period Preview: 15 names that you need to know

    Jul 7, 2014, 12:16 PM EST

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    Get to know 15 players you will hear a lot about over the next three weeks.

  16. Could five-star 2016 power forward Thon Maker reclassify to 2015?

    May 25, 2014, 8:55 PM EST

    adidas/Kelly Kline

    One of the best players in the Class of 2016, Thon Maker is reportedly considering a move into the 2015 class.

  17. adidas Gauntlet Indianapolis Friday: Jaylen Brown explodes for 48 points

    May 17, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

    (adidas)

    Five-star 2015 wing Jaylen Brown went for 48 points and was among many top performers on Friday at the adidas Gauntlet stop in Indianapolis.

  18. POSTERIZED: High-major prospect Develle Phillips dunks on 7-footer Thon Maker (VIDEO)

    Apr 21, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

    Scott Phillips/NBCSports.com

    Develle Phillips with an early candidate for best dunk of the spring.

  19. Thon Maker, mixtapes and the unrealistic expectations mixtapes can produce

    Feb 10, 2014, 5:23 PM EST

    Adidas Hoops

    If you weren’t swallowed up by the Marcus Smart fan-shoving incident over the weekend, you probably saw social media buzzing about the latest big high school basketball mixtape of 7-foot high school sophomore Thon Maker. The mixtape, produced by Ty Kish of CityLeagueHoopsTV, shows the 7-foot Maker of Carlise High School in Martinsville, Va., displaying…