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By: Noah Hooper 6’5 2023 Jalen Walker (Brand X 17U) When you watch Walker on the court you are gonna notice that he sticks out as one of the more elite athletes, and he uses this to his advantage, especially in transition situations. Furthermore, given Walker’s length, the ability to put the ball on the deck really throws off defenses as he is able to blow by bigger defenders with ease. Although...read more
Phenom Hoops continues to cover teams around the state and ones that fans will certainly see this summer with Phenom Hoops. Monday night, we headed out to watch Rod Howard Select 14u and 17u in action, a program that has a lot of intriguing talent to watch. Let’s break down each roster.read more
6’4 ’21 Samuel Alamutu (Rothesay Netherwood School) This RNS squad possesses a ton of talent within their roster, but no prospect has been more impressive than Alamutu. He’s a big, strong, explosive guard prospect with great ball-handling skills and strong decisiveness when attacking the basket, both as a scorer and playmaker. Alamutu is a fairly versatile defender with sharp instincts and the...read more
6’0 2019 David Murphy: NC Empire Perry Murphy is as pure of a scorer we’ve seen all spring, looking like an unstoppable force with the ball in his hands against every team he’s played all summer. He’s explosive, crafty, and does a great job stepping into his pull-up jumper with a ton of confidence. Will almost certainly end up a full scholarship kid when its all said and done. 6’3 2021 Glenn...read more
The Phenom Challenge is one of the biggest events around the region and in the country, as 180 teams look to compete at the highest level. So let's preview each teams players heading into the event.read more
North Carolina Phenom Session 2: Evaluation Team 13 Team 13 Coach: Needham Cheely #14:5’9 ’21 Joshua McClary (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that provided his team with a calm two-way presence at camp, Joshua McClary. He’s a wiry point guard prospect that offers a solid mix between penetrating and shooting while constantly looking to get others involved....read more
Midday Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp #41 5’11 2019 Kameron Ross- Mallard Creek High School (Charlotte NC) Quick guard who pushed the ball up the court before defense could set and made a living in the midrange area. Really got after it on the defensive end of the court which led to steals and assists. #64 6’0 2020 Landon Sutton – High Point Christian (High Point NC) Shot the...read more