He is regarded as the best basketball player his age and 10-year-old Jaylin Fleming may very well be a future NBA player.
“I’ve never actually seen a kid like this,” Knicks head athletic trainer Roger Hinds said.
“As far as his age, he’s the best that I’ve seen,” said Refiloe Lethunya, a former Division I player, coach and NBA scout.
College and high school coaches are circling, inviting him to games and camps. He has established himself on the all-important AAU circuit. And he has already worked out with the Knicks and with the Bulls’ Derrick Rose.
Fleming is regarded by some as the most talented 10-year-old basketball player in the country.
The 5-foot-1 fifth-grader is more restrained: “I’m a humble kid who’s trying to achieve a goal.” Read More