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Player Standouts at Phenom 757 Showcase

6’7 ’25 Jeremiah Morris (Virginia Havoc) It doesn’t take long to be enticed by Morris, as he’s a long, strong, athletic forward who offers versatility on both ends of the floor. At 6-foot-7, he possesses IQ, skill, and a terrific build. Offensively, Morris is comfortable posting up around the basket, moving without the ball, or attacking off the dribble. He finishes above the rim and well...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Grassroots TOC (Day 1)

2027 James Minlend (Harrisburg Hornets): Minlend continues to be a young prospect that needs to have eyes on. One can see that he has a on of upside in his game, and he is developing more confidence with his feel and game overall at a young age. The 6’5 prospect can score in a variety of ways, scoring off the bounce and knocking down shots with his jumper, but also attacking downhill and...

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Phenom Player Profile: 2026 Will McCrary

By: Kevin Moses Will McCrary Twitter: @willmccrary_22Height: 6’5 with a 6’10 wingspan, 200Class of 2026School: Jackson Co. High School, TN McCrary is a dynamic big who is fast, crafty, and athletic. A dominating force with his back to the basket or off the bounce. He can destroy a defense with his size, length, and ability to score with either hand. Will is an explosive finisher...

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Kevin’s Rising Star: 2027 John Gaines

By: Kevin Moses John Gaines Twitter: @john_ggg11, Instagram- Johng_11Height: 6ft, 150Class of 2027 School: Sayre School, KY Gaines is a proficient playmaker with a high IQ and sick handles that allow him to shake free of the defense to create shots for himself or his teammates. John is a strong triple-threat scoring option with a smooth touch from outside but is explosive off the bounce and can...

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Dominating in the Low Post: 2025 Chase Honarvar

By: Kevin Moses Chase Honarvar Twitter: @BigChase_33Height: 6’7 , 215Class of 2025School: Bishop Seabury Academy, KS  Honarvar is that blue-collar stud every coach loves and another classic big with a secret weapon. Chase has incredible footwork and a low post-dominator. Not flashy or jaw-dropping athleticism but that tough gritty gem that thrives doing that dirty work. When it looks like...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Bo Hurns

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, hundreds of players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Phenom Lady Rumble Preview: Lady TSA Elite 2026

It is going to be a tremendous weekend of basketball with Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom, as we have our Phenom Lady Rumble coming up here in the Rock Hill (SC) area. This is an event that continues to build each and every year, and this year we have some tremendous talent coming to the courts that we want to share early on with you. Phenom Lady RumbleApril 13-14, 2024Event...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Kayleb Coles

At the beginning of each new year, Phenom Hoops works to assemble a series of articles centered around unsigned senior prospects. Last season, hundreds of players from North Carolina went on to play at the Division I, II, III or NAIA levels, and that number looks likely to continue increasing with the current senior class. Typically, we take a closer look at guys who are overlooked and...

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Could Donovan Clingan be the perfect fit for the Charlotte Hornets?

This is going to be an interesting upcoming NBA Draft, as there are plenty of opinions on players and team needs.  Though this year’s draft has a lot of question marks surrounding the talent coming out, there is no doubt that there will be some surprises on teams who hit on players and surprising players to make their mark on the league. So maybe, this is a draft that brings a unique...

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Updated Grades for the 2023 NBA Rookie Class

(#1) San Antonio Spurs Selection: Victor Wembanyama Original Grade: A+ Updated Grade: A+ After concluding one of the best rookie seasons in NBA history, it’s quite clear that Wembanyama is already becoming a dominant force in the league. At 7-foot-4 with unbelievable length and fluidity, he’s basically an alien who already rebounds and protects the rim at an elite level. He sees the floor...

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All Eyes On: 2026 6’8 Trey Thompson and 2026 6’6 Alex Leeth (Tennessee Impact)

The Tennessee Impact program is one that I believe college coaches should be looking at hard. Throughout, they offer prospects that can help future programs of all levels and we had a chance to see that this weekend. The Tennessee Impact 2026 is one that we are eager to see, and though this is a team that has plenty of talent, 2026 6’8 Trey Thompson and 202 6’6 Alex Leeth are two...

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D1 Priorities: Class of 2025 in South Carolina

2025 Jordan Watford (Lancaster) It was nearly two years ago when we said 2025 Jordan Watford was one to monitor. That hasn’t changed and we are more on the train now that he is a player D1 programs should prioritize. The thing with Watford’s game is that you know what you are going to get when he steps on the court. Watford has a unique blend of size, length, and versatility, more than many...

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Phenom Lady Rumble Preview: NC Attack 17u

It is going to be a tremendous weekend of basketball with Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom, as we have our Phenom Lady Rumble coming up here in the Rock Hill (SC) area. This is an event that continues to build each and every year, and this year we have some tremendous talent coming to the courts that we want to share early on with you. Phenom Lady RumbleApril 13-14, 2024Event...

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Lightning in a Bottle: 2026 Ella Rasnakeake

Ella RasnakeakeTwitter- @EllaR2008 /Instagram: @ellarasnakeHeight: 5’8 ,120Class of 2026 School: Council High School, VA Rasnakeake is a triple-threat scoring option but loves to bring the rain from downtown. Ella has a high IQ to control the game and play at her own pace. Notably, Ella is a team-first player and gets her points in the flow of the team flow. Ella’s strength is her...

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Phenom Lady Rumble Preview: Palmetto 76ers / A’ja Wilson Elite 16u

It is going to be a tremendous weekend of basketball with Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom, as we have our Phenom Lady Rumble coming up here in the Rock Hill (SC) area. This is an event that continues to build each and every year, and this year we have some tremendous talent coming to the courts that we want to share early on with you. Phenom Lady RumbleApril 13-14, 2024Event...

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