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INTERVIEW: 2024 Jaxon Prunty Talks Playing on a LOADED United 16 Squad + Showing Off his WHOLE Game!
Patrick O'Brien with Phenom Hoops sits down with 2024 Jaxon Prunty from Team United to talk about his time with his team this year, playing with the talent around him, his growth in his game, and much more. We also dive more into his game and his recruitment, as he has seen a tremendous uptick from college programs.read more
Player: Jaxon PruntyClass: 2024Height: 6’6School: Providence DayAAU: Team United Phenom Hoops has spoken about 2024 6’6 Jaxon Prunty on several occasions and in the beginning, one could see that this was a young man that had a ton of upside and just needed time for everything to catch up. Well, things are starting to catch up for the young man, as he has been putting in the work and...read more
The class of 2024 in North Carolina is a special one, there is no doubt about it. There are so many big-time names out there that have been playing well as of late and then there are players that are quickly rising up the rankings and putting themselves into new territory. We take a look at players that have really elevated their play this summer and have been attracting new eyes their way....read more
To state Team United 16U EYBL may be a special team would be a gross understatement. The class of 2024 team has accumulated a nice mixture of talent, skill, athleticism, but more importantly are well coached and plays extremely well as a team. With such high profile players in today’s basketball culture, this team has no egos from our viewpoint. Team United 16U EYBL has two national level...read more
It was a wild Thursday hitting the road for Phenom Hoops, traveling all around the state. But the first stop that we had to make in the early morning was Providence Day, a program that has produced some incredible talent and is looking to get back in making its mark on the state of North Carolina. Head coach Ron Johnson is looking to lead the charge and get the Chargers back near the top. ...read more
While majority of the folks within grassroots basketball tend to primarily focus on the older prospects (who are eligible to receive offers and actually speak to coaches), there’s always a new slew of up-and-coming talent across the younger age groups. Between the Classes of 2024 and 2025, folks should be really excited for what’s to come over the next few years. The current collection of 14U...read more
2023 Gabriel Hernandez (Team Hardaway): The 5’10 guard really surprised and caught some eyes with his play on Day 1 of Session 2. Some may not expect his game but this is a young man that comes and competes, has good quickness to get by defenders, scrappy on both sides of the ball, and really shows some surprising athleticism to his game that many wouldn’t expect. He should be one...read more
Phenom Hoops was on deck throughout the weekend at Forsyth Country Day for the NCISAA Live Period (Session 2), where teams throughout the state of North Carolina came to compete in front of college coaches. It was great to see all the teams and players in action over the weekend, as we are looking to bring you the stars and stock risers for each class from the weekend. We will continue with...read more
Each year, North Carolina reminds everyone just how much talent resides within the Hoopstate. New faces emerge, prospects transfer in to prove themselves, and dozens upon dozens of players earn opportunities to further their career at the next level. That being said, the consistent amount of young, upcoming talent is what continues to stand out across the entire state. Now, North Carolina’s...read more
Team 1 Coach: Rod Bridgers #0: 6’2 ’22 Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights) Starting things off, we look at a player that has proven himself as easily one of the toughest, most prolific scorers in the state, Elijah Jamison. He’s a strong, rugged, downhill guard prospect with the ability to access and convert nearly any shot from inside the arc. Jamison is quick and crafty enough to get by...read more
Team 12Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQZvni-VINIUKGoTVtM3JdS8 Coach: Colby Lewis #0: 5’7 ’21 Questin Overman (Liberty) Questin was extremely coachable and one of the best teammates I’ve ever had the opportunity to coach. He’s the type of person who will be successful in life beyond basketball due to his work ethic and team-first approach. He is an extremely...read more
Lewis Walker By: DeAjai Dawkins 2025 Jamier Rice (Durham Hurricanes) I love when I get the opportunity to watch point guards that operate years ahead of their respective age group. It’s one thing to see this quality in wings & big men, but a guard playing with an older mentality usually means that they have a set of traits they perform at an elite level. Jamier Rice possesses an elite set of...read more
Phenom Hoop Report headed back to a familiar place over the years, as Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina held their first of three North Carolina Junior Phenom camps. Not only does it provide a fantastic chance for young, rising prospects to learn the game but also gives us an early preview of the talent coming up in the years to come. Check out a few names that impressed at the...read more
North Carolina Jr. Phenon Camp Evaluations Team 6 Coach: Ryan Bernardi #43: 5’5 ’24 Caleb Jenkins (Sumter, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a really strong impression with his two-way presence during camp, Caleb Jenkins. He’s a point guard prospect with great IQ, quickness, and the ability to make his teammates better. Jenkins is a willing passer with nice...read more