To filter articles by a specific event, use the dropdown below.
2025 Jerquarius Stanback (NLPB): One to certainly monitor in the class of 2025 here in North Carolina, as the young forward brings tremendous length to the court. Still young and developing, really liked his presence around the basket, finishing strong but also being a presence defensively around the basket, walling up and making it difficult for his opponents. 2027 Brennan Jefferson (Garner...read more
It’s that time of year again. The high school season has nearly concluded and postseason play is set to begin very soon. As exciting as it is to chase and potentially win a state championship, the subsequent six months of travel ball will be the time for prospects to really shine. Whether positive or not, college coaches simply have more time and resources to properly evaluate (and offer) kids...read more
A player that has really risen his game and stepped up for his team has been 2023 Trey Boyd at NC GBB this year, showing his ability to knock down shots and help his team in a big way. But he would describe his game as much more than just a shooter. Phenom Hoops spoke to him about the latest, how his season has gone, what he has learned under Coach Cole, more about his game, and how schools are...read more
Given the increased emphasis on three-point shooting over the last decade, it’s arguably become as valuable as any translatable skill within the game of basketball. Between the previous and active classes, there are a ton of examples of guys who either made a career from shooting or drastically progressed as a direct result of developing a perimeter jumper. Being able to shoot is a common trait,...read more
Game 1Broughton vs. Millbrook This was a great battle between two of the best public schools in the 919. These two programs have a rich basketball history. Millbrook started the game on a 10-0 run. Even with the slow start from Broughton they managed to fight back in the first quarter tying the game at 17. Throughout the entire game there were a lot of players who made big time plays. The...read more
6’7 ’24 Draven Pilson (Forsyth Country Day) The Furies are as balanced as any team in the state, and Pilson’s steady growth makes them even more dangerous. While it seems rare, he truly shows progression each time he takes the floor. Pilson has drastically improved as a perimeter shooter over the last few months, and can now spot-up, attack off the bounce, or operate around the basket. He’s a...read more
Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons #63: 5’6 ’20 Alexander Jones (Phillip O’Berry) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to impact the game despite his lack of size, Alexander Jones. He’s a tough, strong, heady point guard prospect with a nice blend of scoring, defense, and playmaking. Jones is extremely quick and fast, and can leave opponents in the dust in transition. Next in...read more