James Nelson / 6'5 Guard / Class of 2018

  • 4A 1st Team - Salt Lake Tribune
  • 4A 1st Team - Deseret News

James Nelson is a 6'5 combo-guard that with a scorers mentality. James has good range and ability to get to the rim and finish with dunks. He's ultra athletic and capable of playing multiple positions on the floor, including point guard. James led Salem Hills High School in both scoring and rebounding, putting up 37 points in one game this season and in another, 18 rebounds. Defensively, he is strong and physical and can guard the other team's best scoring guard. James is ultra-athletic and a Division 1 prospect. 


Season highs in each statistical category: 

  • Points:  37
  • Three-pointers:  4
  • Rebounds:  18
  • Assists:  9
  • Steals:  6

Season averages in each statistical category: 

  • Points:  22.8
  • Rebounds:  8.6
  • Assists:  2.9
  • Steals:  2.3