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“Getting to Know” 5’11 ’24 Isaiah Sanders

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a “Getting to Know” series on some players who have attended events but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the basketball...

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Player Standouts at Day Three of Phenom G3 Showcase

5’9 ’25 Gavin Fields (Carolina Charge) Though slightly undersized, it was easy to be impressed with Fields during his first showing of the day. He’s a blindingly quick lead guard with nice IQ and the ability to touch the paint at a seemingly nonstop rate. Fields finishes well, especially for his size, but also hits jumpers and creates well for himself and others. He’s a relentless defender with...

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NCISAA Championship Previews

After a season full of anticipation, the wait is finally over. We’ve reached playoff time after the first (somewhat) normal season since everything crashed due to covid. Between teams playing full schedules and the decreasing amount of general hysteria throughout the country, folks clearly wanted basketball to return. While some restrictions (masks, testing, etc.) still remain in place, this...

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Asheville School v. High Point Christian

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the heart of High Point, as the Cougars of High Point Christian prepared to start their season against the Asheville School. Structurally, both squads look quite different from last season, yet still possess an abundance of next-level talent The stage was set for an exciting, competitive contest, and each squad delivered. Things kicked off in a hurry, as...

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Player Standouts from the NCISAA Live Period

by: Ethan Reece 2023 Jake Chisholm (Durham Academy) Jake was hot in both games he played Sunday. Started out the morning with 5 threes against HPCA, simply couldn’t be left alone. Also showed the ability to create off the dribble and finish through contact. Kept his rhythm going in game 2 with 10 straight points to start out, definitely a lethal spot up threat 2023 Isaiah Sanders (High Point...

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Expected Rise in Production: Four Potential Breakout Candidates

Although the travel ball season just recently got underway, there are a lot of interesting subplots swirling around the upcoming high school season. Sure, it’s pretty early to be discussing this topic while the Class of 2021 is still approaching their graduation. However, basketball has basically turned into a year-round sport that stops for absolutely no one. That being said, various prospects...

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North Carolina Junior Phenom Session 2: Evaluation Team 3

North Carolina Jr. Phenom Camp Session Two Evaluations   Team 3 Coach Smith   #11: 5’0 ’23 Kylan Wright (Sumter, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought an energetic, team-first approach to camp, Kyaln Wright. He’s a point guard prospect that is able to make a pretty nice impact on both ends of the floor, despite his lack of size. Wright can knock down open shots and...

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NC Junior Phenom Session 2: Coach K’s Standouts

Coach K’s Standouts Let’s take a look back at today’s stand out performers from North Carolina Junior Phenom camp session 2 and remember the play makers,  the defensive stoppers, and the rest of the high impact players No. 54:  5’10  2023 Malik Brunson (Fayetteville, NC) You may remember Malik from session 1. (Mr. Defense Award Winner) Well today this man child had no problem performing at...

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NC Junior Phenom Session 2: Coach Thread’s Standouts

5’4 2023 Evaan Ezhilan (Mooresville, NC One of the better shooter in the camp. Has a nice touch and follow through on his shot. He a small guard but understands spacing and how to get his shot off. Has a very high IQ and know how to play on and off the ball. Good team player and likes getting his teammates involve.   5’8 2023 Isaiah Sanders (Lexington, NC) Sanders was one of the...

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Kevin’s Fab 5 NC Junior Phenom Session 2

Kevin’s Fab 5 NC Jr Phenom Session 2    #59 2023 6’0 Zion Walker: Turrentine Middle  Mr. Junior Phenom was pound for pound the best player in the gym. In all 3 games he led his team in points and rebounds wouldn’t surprise me if he led the whole camp in those categories also guarded the other team’s best offensive player. He is a quiet kid by nature until you start talking to him, once you...

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Brandon Lee’s four to watch: NC Jr Phenom

The second session of NC Jr Phenom showcased a diverse collection of talent, 63 junior high prospects from both Carolina’s and Virginia gathered in Greensboro to battle it out. Greensboro, North Carolina- Campers warmed up in competitive heart racing drills conducted by Phenom’s prestigious counselor staff, before breaking up into live play. Many of these youngsters are still learning the...

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