Royce Hamm, a 6-foot-8 forward for the Davis High Falcons, was named Root Sport’s High School Player of the Week. Pictured with Hamm, center, are Root Sports high school correspondence Brendan Agans, left, and Davis High head basketball coach Cornelius Mitchell.
In the Falcon’s 80-45 win over Eisenhower High on Jan. 8, Hamm scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had one blocked shot. In Davis’ 81-43 victory over Northbrook High on Jan. 12, Hamm scored 10 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked one shot. For the season, the junior is averaging 23.9 points per game and has led the Falcons to a 19-2 record and a 5-0 mark in District 18-6A.
The feature on Hamm will run from Jan. 21 through Jan. 27 at either the first or second commercial break in the first or second quarter of upcoming Rockets games on Root Sports. The Rockets will host Milwaukee on Jan. 22, Dallas on Jan. 24, then play at New Orleans on Jan. 25 and at San Antonio on Jan. 27.