Monday, November 11, 2019

Basketball Spotlight Middle School Events Ready To Go!



Basketball Spotlight has now entered the grammar/middle school team tournaments. This year we will be hosting several middle school tournaments including the Holiday Classic and Paul Pintella Memorial Classic. These single elimination events will feature some of the top grammar/middle school teams in the region. The tournaments information is below.



Event: Basketball Spotlight Holiday Classic 

Date: December 30th and 31st 2019 

 Place: Trenton Catholic Academy 

Cost: $150.00 Per Team 

 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Event: Paul Pintella Jr. Memorial Classic 

Date: February 22nd and 23rd 

Place: Trenton Catholic Academy 

Price: $100.00 (Per Team) 


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

Teams Interested Place Contact Mike Melton at 609-532-5122 or basketballspotlight@hotmail.com

Thursday, November 7, 2019

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Mega Mix!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

SLAM DUNK BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS CEREMONY!

Monday, November 4, 2019

Diary Of A Baller: Dylan Seay (Brick, NJ) Entry #2

St. Thomas The Apostle School 
What's up Spotlight Family! 

My Camp Experience Feat: Kabrien Goss (Trenton, NJ)

Kabrien Goss

Kabrien Goss is an 8th Grader at Foundation Academy in Trenton, NJ. He took a trip down to the CP3 Combine and has decided to share his experience with Basketball Spotlight. 

My Camp Experience Feat: Kabrien Goss 

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Message Feat: Mark Bass, Del Greco Wilson and Mike Melton

Sunday, November 3, 2019

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 3 (Syracuse & Pittsburgh)

Kingston Walker

The Inaugural Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase took place at Life Center Academy. This event featured sixty 8th Graders that also received some off the court lessons. Here is our final look at the top performers from this event. 

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 3 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 2 (Michigan State & North Carolina)

Rashee Bell

The Inaugural Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase took place at Life Center Academy. This event featured sixty 8th Graders that also received some off the court lessons. Here are our second look at the top performers from this event. 

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 2 

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 1 (Duke & Rutgers)

Jaylen Clagett

The Inaugural Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase took place at Life Center Academy. This event featured sixty 8th Graders that also received some off the court lessons. Here is our first look at the top performers from this event. 

8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Top Performers Part 1 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

SLAM DUNK BREAST CANCER MIXTAPE C/O 2026

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 8th Grade Top Performers


Ian Jackson and Kabrian Goss

In the 8th Grade game of the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer, Team Courage defeated Team Faith 94-87. Here are the players that impressed us the most on the floor. 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 8th Grade Top Performers

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 7th Grade Top Performers

7th Grade MVP's Richard Rosa and Jebron Harris


In the 7th Grade game of the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer, Team Blessed defeated Team Pride. Here are the players that impressed us the most on the floor. 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 7th Grade Top Performers

SLAM DUNK BREAST CANCER C/O 2027 MIXTAPE!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Diary Of A Baller: Dylan Seay (Brick, NJ) Entry #1

Dylan Seay

What’s up Spotlight Family! 

This is Dylan Seay. I’m an 8th grader and I live at the Jersey Shore. I attend school at St Thomas the Apostle in Old Bridge, NJ. For AAU, I play with Team Final. 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 6th Grade Top Performers

6th Grade MVP's Jordan Skyers and Jalen Grant

In the 6th Grade game of the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer, Team Survivor defeated Team Love. Here are the players that impressed us the most on the floor. 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 6th Grade Top Performers

Monday, October 28, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 5th Grade Top Performers

MVP's Stetson Merritt and Bryce Clark

In the 5th Grade game of the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer, Team Success defeated Team Love 60-54. Here are the players that impressed us the most on the floor. 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 5th Grade Top Performers

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 5th Grade Showdown! (Entire Game)

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 6th Grade Showdown! (Entire Game)

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 7th Grade Showdown! (Entire Game)

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer 8th Grade Showdown! (Entire Game)

Sunday, October 27, 2019

2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer A Success!

2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer

Yesterday, God Blessed Basketball Spotlight and Agame Sports Apparel with the ability to honor these six women at the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. First of all I will like to thank these courageous women for fighting this deadly disease. Then I would like to thank my staff including my wife Shonda Melton for putting the program ceremony together. 

Next up I need to thank the players and parents for participating in this event. Now to my staff I need thank my coaches Doc, Kyle Carmichael, Carl Hines, Chris Hatchell and Jody Conover. I also need thank my mom Lorene Melton, my sister Tamekia Melton, Kenya Weldon, Laquana Holman, Jodore London, Twana Scott, DJ TDogg, and D1 Media Pro for live stream and Tim Dogg annoucing the games. Next our Sponsors; Agame Sports Apparel, Crown Trophies, NJ Rivals AAU and Splash Lifestyle (Sino Lawery). Finally, I must say a thank you to Michelle Ghee for you contribution and message to the women. Once again Basketball Spotlight will continue to bring events and exposure for the stars of tomorrow. RIP SIS Dorothy

Friday, October 25, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer Live Stream Schedule


Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel are proud to announce that D1 Media Pro will be live streaming and broadcasting the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. The live streaming schedule is below to view click on the link of your game during that time. 

12:00 PM 5TH GRADE GAME (CLASS OF 2027) 

1:30 PM 6TH GRADE GAME (CLASS OF 2026) 

3:00 PM SURVIVORS CEREMONY 

4:00 PM 7TH GRADE GAME (CLASS OF 2025) 

5:30 PM 8TH GRADE GAME (CLASS OF 2024)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Basketball Spotlight Visits Playmakers Podcast!

Mike Melton and Playmakers Podcast Staff

Basketball Spotlight had the pleasure of being on the Playmakers Podcast hosted by Reggie Coleman Jr. and Naikada Monore-Thomas. Had some great topics including reclassifying, Spotlight events and history and much more. The audio link is below its definitely a great listen.  
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

D1 Media Pro To Live Stream Slam Dunk Breast Cancer


Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel are proud to announce that D1 Media Pro will be live streaming and broadcasting the Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. Here is a little background on the company. 

D1Media offers Live-streaming of HS sports and community events, photography, video, media and athletic marketing services. We work with some of the top athletes and programs in the country such as Roselle Catholic basketball. We are the #1 Independent Live-stream school broadcast production in NJ. NFHS Network is #1 in the country. We also have helped many under recruited aspiring student athletes obtain Division I athletic scholarships. 

D1MediaPro works with clients to help raise the profile of their business. We work with schools to help market and showcase their students to the community. We also avail student athletes with the necessary skills to help market them to HS and college coaches. D1MediaPro is available to cover all types of events from weddings, proms, corporate events and galas. 

The School Broadcast Program gives students real world hands experience in producing live events. Students that work with our company have the opportunity to cover nationally showcased games and cover some of the top athletes in the country. 

Our work ethic is the key to our success. We are on time, professional and deliver quality work. D1MediaPro is an independent affiliate of the NFHS Network. The software provided allows is produce quality broadcast events. We have a strong team of professionals that allows us to cover many events across the Tri-State area and the country.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic Picking Up Steam!


The Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic will be returning December 7th and 8th to Neptune and Manalapan, NJ. Here is a look at the teams that have confirmed thus far. 

Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic Confirmed Teams 

Friday, October 18, 2019

Support The Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Oct. 26th)

2018 Honorees

Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel have come together again to honor breast cancer survivors and to showcase the top basketball talent in the Northeast, United States. This event will take place October 26th and feature the top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade players in an all-star game format. 

Last year's event was a big success as we honored six women and had three games in which the young players played their hearts out. We also provided halftime entertainment and gifts. Please feel free to contribute to this cause as all proceeds will be used for the honorees and players of this event. Use the link below to help the cause. Rosters and event details will be coming shortly. 

CLICK HERE TO DONATE 

Thank You, 

Mike Melton 

Basketball Spotlight

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Paul Pintella Memorial Classic Returns In February


The 2nd Annual Paul Pintella Jr. Memorial Classic will be returning to Trenton, NJ area February 22nd and 23rd. This event will feature eight middle/grammar school teams playing in a single game elimination tournament. The winner of the event will be presented the Paul Pintella Jr. Championship banner to hang in their gym. Tournament information is below; 

Event: Paul Pintella Jr. Memorial Classic 
Date: February 22nd and 23rd 
Place: Trenton Catholic Academy 
Price: $100.00 (Per Team) 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Monday, October 14, 2019

Super Skillcase A Month Away!


The Super Skillcase is directed by world-renowned skills coach Micah Lancaster and is a one of a kind of exposure event with Mike Melton's Basketball Spotlight. The Skillcase features the same advanced teaching and instruction that he offers to all of his NBA, college, and high school All-Americans, but broken down to a form that all players can handle. Micah will be unveiling new curriculum at this event that he used with Kyrie Irving, Vic Oladipo, Karl-Anthony Towns and along with 8 years of the best grassroots talent to come through the Spotlight circuit. All players receive Micah's innovative skill training and teaching techniques which is designed to make players feel like they are alone in the gym with Micah. Players will also have competitive 5-on-5 games in the afternoon under the watchful eye of Mike Melton's Basketball Spotlight. Special features of the 2019 event include a high resolution portrait photo shoot, gear, and the convenience of Sportika in Manalapan, NJ. The event is for players 5th grade through 12th grade boy and girls. Be there and “Skillcase" your talents while improving your skills like never before!

Monday, October 7, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2024) Rosters and Game Time


On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 8th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2024) Rosters 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2025) Rosters and Game Time



On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 7th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2025) Rosters 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2026) Rosters and Game Time


On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 6th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2026) Rosters 

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2027) Rosters And Game Time!



On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 5th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2027) Rosters 

Friday, October 4, 2019

SLAM DUNK BREAST CANCER T SHIRTS FOR SALE!


The Slam Dunk Breast Cancer is scheduled for October 26th and in conjunction with the event we will be selling t shirts to support the cause. We will be selling t shirts in all sizes. So, if you can’t come out to support the games make sure you purchase a t shirt for this great cause. 

SLAM DUNK BREAST CANCER T SHIRTS 
SIZES: YM-3XL 
PRICE: $25.00 (FREE SHIPPING AND HANDLING) 


CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic Getting Early Interest


The Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic will be returning December 7th and 8th to Neptune and Manalapan, NJ. Here is a look at the teams that have confirmed thus far. 

Basketball Spotlight Tip Off Classic Confirmed Teams 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Basketball Spotlight Holiday Classic


The Basketball Spotlight Holiday Classic will be taking place December 30th and 31st at Trenton Catholic Academy. This event will bring together eight high level grammar school teams to compete for the Holiday Classic Banner. Teams already committed are; Trenton Catholic Academy, Gil Saint Benard, Patrick School, St. Thomas, Our Savior Lutheran, Maplewood Middle School and we have two spots available. 

Event: Basketball Spotlight Holiday Classic 
Date: December 30th and 31st 2019 
Place: Trenton Catholic Academy 
Cost: $150.00 Per Team 

Teams Interested Place Contact Mike Melton at 609-532-5122 or basketballspotlight@hotmail.com

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Basketball Spotlight and Delson Training Presents: Delson Combine


Basketball Spotlight and Delson Training have come together to you the Delson Combine. This event will feature a the top 30 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region. The players will go through top notch development with Delson Training and then perform in front of Basketball Spotlight Scouts. Top Players will receive profiles. This is a limited event so make sure you register quickly. 

Event: Delson Combine 
Date: December 28, 2019 
Place: Sportika (Manalapan, NJ) 
Price: $99.00 
Grades: 
Class 2026 (6th Grade)- 30 
Class 2025 (7th Grade)- 30 
Class 2024 (8th Grade)- 30 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER</b>

Monday, September 30, 2019

Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Team Listing


The Inaugural Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase teams list is below. Please make sure all participants arrive early for registration and before the first seminar. 

Basketball Spotlight 8th Grade Seminar/Showcase Team Listing 

Friday, September 27, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2024) Rosters


On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 8th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2024) Rosters 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2025) Rosters



On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 7th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2025) Rosters 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2026) Rosters


On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 6th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2026) Rosters 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Super Skillcase Returning November 16-17 To Sportika


The Super Skillcase is directed by world-renowned skills coach Micah Lancaster and is a one of a kind of exposure event with Mike Melton's Basketball Spotlight. The Skillcase features the same advanced teaching and instruction that he offers to all of his NBA, college, and high school All-Americans, but broken down to a form that all players can handle. Micah will be unveiling new curriculum at this event that he used with Kyrie Irving, Vic Oladipo, Karl-Anthony Towns and along with 8 years of the best grassroots talent to come through the Spotlight circuit. All players receive Micah's innovative skill training and teaching techniques which is designed to make players feel like they are alone in the gym with Micah. Players will also have competitive 5-on-5 games in the afternoon under the watchful eye of Mike Melton's Basketball Spotlight. Special features of the 2019 event include a high resolution portrait photo shoot, gear, and the convenience of Sportika in Manalapan, NJ. The event is for players 5th grade through 12th grade boy and girls. Be there and “Skillcase" your talents while improving your skills like never before!

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2027) Rosters



On October 26th Basketball Spotlight and AGame Team Apparel will bring you the 2nd Annual Slam Dunk Breast Cancer. This event will bring together the Top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Graders in the region to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. There will be four games and an award ceremony honoring breast cancer survivors. Here is the 5th Grade Roster:  

Slam Dunk Breast Cancer (Class of 2027) Rosters 

Monday, September 23, 2019

What Did We Learn At The Future Phenom Camp?



The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp is in the books and we discovered a lot of new things during this event. Here are some of the interesting topics we learned about during the Future Phenom Camp. 

What Did We Learn At The Future Phenom Camp?

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings


The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 gave us a first look at the baby ballers. Here are Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 3

Bryce Clark

The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 gave us a another look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 3 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 3 

Friday, September 20, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 2

Yasir Turner

The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 gave us a another look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 2 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 2 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 1

Stetson Merritt

The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 gave us a another look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 1 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2027 Top Performers Part 1 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings


The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 gave us a first look at the baby ballers. Here are Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings.  

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top 20 Player Performance Rankings 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 3

Jercarl Riggins

The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 gave us a first look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 3 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 3 


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 2

Jalen Grant

The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 gave us a first look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 2 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 2 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 1

Jordan Skyers 


The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 gave us a first look at the baby ballers. Here’s Part 1 of our report on this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2026 Top Performers Part 1 

Monday, September 16, 2019

Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Top 25 Player Performance Rankings


Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp 7th Grade Division was ultra-talented and gave us a look at some new faces. Here is our Top 25 Player Performance Rankings. 

Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Top 25 Player Performance Rankings 

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 3

Judah Hidalgo

The Class of 2025 gave us a chance to check out some of the top talent in the region. Here is our first report for this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 3 

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 2

Isaiah Skinn

The Class of 2025 gave us a chance to check out some of the top talent in the region. Here is our first report for this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 2 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Highlights: Samir Thomas Making It Rain!

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 1

Jebron Harris

The Class of 2025 gave us a chance to check out some of the top talent in the region. Here is our first report for this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2025 Top Performers Part 1 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Diary Of A Baller: Jahseem Felton (Charlotte, NC) Entry #1 (Introduction)

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2024 Top 25 Player Performance Rankings


The Basketball Spotlight Future Phenom Camp Class of 2024 was the deepest talent in the building. Here are the Top 30 player performance rankings from the camp. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2024 Top 25 Player Performance Rankings 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2024 Top Performers Part 4

Travis Upchurch

The Class of 2024 gave us a chance to check out some of the top talent in the region. Here is our first report for this class. 

Future Phenom Camp Class of 2024 Top Performers Part 4