Kahari Jamil Guthrie( born September 22, 1998) is an American amateur basketball player. He played one year at Sunlake High School due to coaching changes. Guthrie was born in Milwaukee, WI, but raised in numerous locations. During his time at Sunlake he was not recruited to any NCAA colleges. Not a single offer was given to Guthrie. He struggled in school and only received a 14 on his ACT score. During the 2016-17 season, Guthrie decided to forgo playing his senior year and instead get his GED. Guthrie has struggled with repetitive ankle injuries since his early playing days. On November 22, 2016, Guthrie ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing in a pickup charity holiday game. Guthrie returned to play on January 3, 2017. Guthrie played for the AAU Memphis Magic from 2012-14. He averaged 20.2 ppg and won 4 championships with the organization. On May 1, 2015, he was relocated to Tampa, Fl where he played for Think Basketball Academy. He averaged 20+ ppg and led the 3- player team to the Florida Fastbreak Championship. They loss the 1 game series round 60-51. Guthrie was named Florida Fastbreak MVP and led the league in most dunks. During the 2015-16 season, Guthrie joined the Sunlake Seahawks of Land O Lakes, Fl. He averaged 7.8 ppg, 1.1 assists, 1.9 rbs, and 1stl. He was named MVP of the Keith MacCollom Shootout Game vs. Palm Harbor. The Sunlake Seahawks were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs vs. The Land O Lakes Gators. They finished off with a devastating (0-18) record. During the 2016-17 season, Guthrie decided to opt out playing for the Sunlake Seahawks and instead tryout for the St. Petersburg Tide of the American Basketball Association. He was ruled ineligible due to age restriction.
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