To filter articles by a specific event, use the dropdown below.

POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Phenom Hardwood Classic

2025 Martin Giant (Basketpoint USA): Giant played extremely well to start his day. Already sporting great size at his age, Giant showed a little bit of his pull-up game in knocking down shots but was really putting it on the deck to either get to the line or to finish strong at the rim. Really like his blend of playmaking, finishing/scoring, and athleticism. 2025 CJ Purdie (Combine Academy...

read more

Reece's Standouts: Phenom Stay Positive (Day 1)

by: Ethan Reece 2026 Zach Goins (Foothills)A point guard's activity level had to be high on both ends and Zach does exactly that. In a structured system of motion offense unfamiliar to most eighth-graders, Zach finds lots of ways to gets himself involved. He has scoring capabilities, mainly downhill drives, but doesn't need to do so to impact things. His game flow management and rebounding...

read more

Dawkins’ Dimes: Phenom Challenge Standouts (Part 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2023 Andrew Knittel (East Tennessee Kings/Volunteer High School) Andrew is a steady, intelligent guard that serves as a solid lead option for this team. Knittel attacks well off the bounce, given his fluid handle & overall confidence. This team's offense executed at a high level, and Andrew responsible for a deal of that success. He should be receiving next-level attention...

read more