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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’11” David Elien The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the...read more
Phenom’s Open Gym Tour Day 2 Chapel Hill High School (Chapel Hill, NC) 2017-18: 16-11 (10-4 in Conference) Coaches in the Gym: Dartmouth, Lynchburg The Storylines Senior Leadership While this team has talent, there is no question that this is a senior led team. Naturally 6’11 David Elien (will speak more about below) will garner the most attention, however it’s the wings who will take this team...read more
6’1, 2019, Demetrius Martin (Sharpshooters Elite) Martin joined the Sharpshooters from the Upward Stars program and the high flyer has added consistency from behind the arc. In the final game on court two Martin exploded for a tough 16 points to lead his side, which included four field goals from beyond the arc. Martin looked comfortable shooting off the dribble, his pull up is smooth and fluid,...read more
It does not matter how accomplished of a basketball coach you are, you cannot teach 6’10” with a 7’2” wing span…That is something you are born with. 2019 prospect David Elien was born with an incredible basketball frame as these are his dimensions. He is a natural run and jump athlete who possesses natural timing on the defensive end. Everything about Elien, and his game, fits exactly with the...read more
Every year some of the top players from around the region show up at Phenom’s David Rose Memorial Day Classic and put on a show. In the events 6th year, we have seen numerous videos go viral with a few Youtube clips obtaining over a million views. The players show out! This year should be no different, the line up is thick and there are some cant miss talents who will be taking the court. Here...read more