In addition to a New Zealand Five Star ranking, we come up with our own New Zealand Five Star ranking from Hoop Brothers scouts that completes our rankings. Using a third party helps us become more accurate and not so biased towards our own New Zealand athletes.
Rare prospects: 100-90 [Five stars]
These New Zealand players demonstrate rare abilities and can create mismatches that have an obvious impact on the game. These players have all the skills to take over a game and could make a possible impact at the next level. They should also push for USA honors with the potential to have a good college career. This player has excellent pro-potential and should emerge as one of the best in the country before the end of his/her career.
Outstanding prospects: 89-80 [Four stars]
These New Zealand players have the ability to create mismatches versus most opponents and have dominant performances. These players could contribute at the next level and could end up as USA college all conference candidates during their college careers and develop into difference-makers over time.
Good prospects: 79-70 [Three stars]
These New Zealand players show flashes of dominance, but not on a consistent basis -- especially when matched up against the top players in the country. Players closer to a 79 rating possess standard caliber ability and the potential to be a quality starter.
Solid prospects: 69-60 [Two stars]
These New Zealand players are over-matched versus the better players in the country. Their weaknesses will be exposed against top competition, but have the ability to develop into solid contributors. He/She may have little pro-potential, but is likely to become a role player for his respective school.
New Zealand Player Profiles
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