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WATCH: Keion Brooks shows off his game during offseason workout

It’s easy to look past Keion Brooks when two potential superstar rookies are on their way to Lexington, but he’s going to be impossible to ignore once the season begins.

During a practice session with trainer Corey Frazier, Brooks showcased his improved skills from this past offseason through a variety of shooting drills.

It’s only a workout video, so take away what you want from the actual video. What *EYE* will take away from it is how physically fit Brooks looks compared to his freshman season. Maybe it’s just me, but the young man in the video above appears about 10-15 pounds lighter than the one we all saw back in March – we love a good summer spent in the weight room.

Brooks is expected to play a major role as the lone returning member off of last season’s Kentucky team. Alongside the nation’s top incoming recruiting class and some key transfers, the rising sophomore is going to be this team’s X-Factor. If Brooks can make a P.J. Washington/Nick Richards-sized leap by the time the 2020-21 season tips off, lookout.

In case you forgot what Freshman Brooks could do, take the time to refresh your memory.

Article written by Zack Geoghegan

Recruiting reporter for KSR. Follow me on Twitter: @ZGeogheganKSR

7 Comments for WATCH: Keion Brooks shows off his game during offseason workout

  1. 4everUKBlue
    10:39 pm June 10, 2020 Permalink

    Can’t wait to see this young man turn it on this season.

  2. kentuckybackupplayer
    10:53 pm June 10, 2020 Permalink

    he needs a nickname, “Neon Keion”?

  3. DelrayCat
    11:56 pm June 10, 2020 Permalink

    He gonna posterize a mf or 2 this year.

  4. blueballs80
    12:36 am June 11, 2020 Permalink

    I read he was 10-15 lbs lighter? I thought he was 215 last season at 6”8. if thats the case, then he is 200 lbs? How is he going to bang in the SEC?

    • Daddyof3Ballers
      8:07 am June 11, 2020 Permalink

      He def needs to put some lbs on

    • Corder
      12:27 pm June 11, 2020 Permalink

      Putting on the right kind of weight could be why u see he’s weight going down. Losing that baby fat and getting more healthy and quicker. The man is not going to be a banger down low but he is going to be able to use his speed and agility against the bigger guys in college. It’s n out always size that wins out. In the college game today you don’t need the traditional big men we had ten to twenty years ago. Even the nba you are not seeing them go for guys that are just meat balls down low.

  5. NickPapagiorgio
    6:37 pm June 12, 2020 Permalink

    Keion played the 3 in high school and it seems that’s what he’s comfortable playing at. When he was forced to play the 4 last year when Sestina got in foul trouble is where it looked like he started to struggle because he was a bit undersized and not used to playing with his back to the basket and fighting in the paint. I’m all for letting him play the 3 next season and not requiring so much out of BJ early on, who may have some initial growing pains being so thin and playing in the SEC, which tends to be very physical.