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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Fall Finale/ Hoop State League (Day 1)

2022 Takai Simpkins (Liberty Heights): Both Simpkins twins are strong and play hard but Takai was especially strong and continuing to show why more schools are starting to look their way.  Takai does a tremendous job is using his length at a guard, covering a ton of ground, and finishing over defenders and at the rim, while also being able to step out. 2022 Syncere Lynch (Bull City Prep):...

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Noah’s Hoopers from Summer Havoc Day 1 (Part 2)

By: Noah Hooper 6’0 2022 Jacob Adams (Vaughan Panthers 17U) In my short time watching Adams, his playmaking ability really made me tuned in to his game. Despite Adams being undersized, his floor general presence was felt throughout the entire game as he was really good at finding guys in transition, as well as in the half-court. He was also great at finishing through contact as his sturdy frame...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Queen City Showcase Day 2 (Part 1)

2022 Justin Monden (All-Carolina): Though a smaller guard he was assertive on offense to start Day 2 for his team. Shows that he is a crafty guard that can create for himself and is effective from multiple levels of the floor. Smooth jumper to his game.  2022 Syncere Lynch (Team HoopState): Lynch played strong to start Day 2, really attacking and being aggressive.  He was able to show...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQbAmOAvcELZ_URZUYVoH1iw Coach: Jermein Williams #0: 5’6 ’25 Nikayle Hodge (Charlotte) Starting things off, we look at a player that contributed nicely despite being the smallest and youngest camper on this team, Nikayle Hodge. He’s a pesky defender with great finishing skills and the ability to make an impact without...

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