Cole Anthony is becoming the star of the 2019 class

Cole Anthony, the son of former NBA player Greg Anthony, is tearing it up in the AAU and could end up as the top player in his class. Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire

With the April live recruiting periods complete, the next crop of premier basketball talent has already begun squaring off for what can expected to be another eventful summer. While certain shoe companies may be scaling back their grassroots presence, Adidas, Nike, and Under Armour are all still running their 17U summer circuits this year. And although the distribution of talent among these three leagues varies year to year, each league is always a great setting to evaluate talent.

Each year we take a look at which players deserve to be at the top of the class, which players are perhaps overlooked and which players have some holes to plug in their game. Let's take a look at one player on a historic pace, as well as some other top performers: