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Caleb is an athletic marvel with an impressive physical profile. He has good quickness and agility, an explosive 36” vertical and a long frame highlighted by a 7’3” wingspan!read more
Team 2 Coach: Marcus Banks Sr. #76: 5’8’ 23 Jayden Freeman (Caroline) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an appealing array of skills at camp, Jayden Freeman. He’s a smart, unselfish, high-motor point guard prospect with great defensive instincts and an excellent three-point jumper. Freeman was a nice spot-up threat along the perimeter while making his presence felt...read more
To be completely honest with you all, I’ve probably looked forward to this weekend more than any other one since the summer concluded. Our entire Phenom Hoops has finally made the trip here in my home state for the 2019 ‘Virginia Phenom 150 Camp.’ I haven’t seen the crew since May so it feels great having them all at the ‘U-Turn Sports Complex’ (Richmond, VA) for what should be a commonly...read more
#83- Jason Nelson- Despite the many impressive point guard prospects on display, Nelson was in a league of his own throughout camp. He’s incredibly smart, quick, and consistently sets the tone on both ends of the floor. Nelson leads through communication and by example, always setting the floor for others, defending with purpose, and applying efficient three-level scoring pressure. He has all...read more
#111 6’4 2022 Donald Hand Jr: Landstown High School The first thing you notice about Hand is his unrelenting motor. The kid simply plays the game with the kind of effort level you love to see out of a high level prospect. He excels in transition where he uses his length and speed to blow by defenders, finishing at the cup consistently. Those excellent physical traits translate to the other...read more
For the most part, AAU/travel basketball will be put on hold during these incoming weeks in June. Folks in the basketball community can acknowledge that this month has always operated as a ‘dead period’ for tournaments, as most players spend their time partaking in team camps, summer leagues, college elite camps, and whatever else before the AAU scene picks back up in July. Nonetheless, I...read more
After watching Varina High School (Henrico, VA) easily walk away with a win in their own semifinals matchup against Prince George High School (Prince George, VA) in the previous game, the gym began to fill even more to check out the second game of the evening: the #6 seed Douglas Freeman Rebels (Henrico, VA) arrived to take on L.C. Bird High School, slotted as the #2 seed. With a lot of...read more