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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 3 Early Standouts #PhenomSummerFinale

6’5 Po King of NC Runnin Rebels 2022 had a fantastic game to start the day. Really attacks the basket and thrived in the paint. Gets out in transition and really looks to finish. Has a quick first step that allows him to keep defenders on their heels. Rebounded the ball well on both sides of the ball. Plays really hard and does everything he can for his team to be successful. 6’5 Alex Olander of...

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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-State Team (Class of 2022)

It was a spectacular year no matter how you look at it. Players really made a name for themselves and had an impressive season on the court, producing on so many levels. Phenom Hoops brings you their All-State teams for the 2022 class. A huge congrats to all players and teams this season.

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Phenom’s Hoop State Opening Day Fab Five

Phenom’s Hoop State Opening Day Fab Five  The inaugural Phenom Hoop State Championship opening round is in the books. While there were no surprises on the outcome of any of the games, many players solidified their stance as being among the state’s elite players. Now, let’s take a closer look at the players that made the biggest impacts.  6’6 2022 Jalen Hood-Schifino (Combine Academy)...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — What is All the Buzz Surrounding Word of God?!

Over the past 10 years, Word of God Christian Academy (the Holy Rams) has built itself into a national entity. With putting top-level talent on its roster, year in and year out, like John Wall, Dez Wells, CJ Leslie, TJ Warren, Torian Graham, Zach Newkirk, etc..etc..etc…every gym the Holy Rams walked into, they garnered your attention. Well, the start of the 2019-20 season has them right...

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On the Rise: North Carolina’s Class of 2021 (Part Two)

Yesterday, we took a closer look at some of the most underrated scholarship-worthy players within North Carolina’s Class of 2020. Now, we will highlight a variety of different guys in North Carolina’s Class of 2021 that have made a strong impression over these last two months… (Read Part One) 6’7 ’21 Omarion Bodrick (Independence) Everyone across the entire state should already be all-in...

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Bendel’s Best: David Rose MDC

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops had our annual David Rose Memorial Day Classic, an event that honors wounded veterans and supports the Wounded Warrior Project. Each year, some of the toughest teams from around region come together for this loaded event. This year’s field lived up to the event’s reputation and delivered some high-level competition, which featured numerous standout performers. We...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom David Rose MDC

Carolina Riptide 6’2 ’21 Christian Taylor- The undersized big man was among the most productive hustle players for this Riptide team. He’s willing and ready to take whatever role his team needs and maximizes it. Taylor doesn’t require offensive touches to make an impact and does a phenomenal job of outworking opponents for rebounds on both ends of the floor.   RDC Lakers 6’3 ’21 Po’Boigh...

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Po’Boigh King is a PROBLEM!! NCs Best Name is SHOWING OUT at Roanoke Rapids!!

Not only does Po’Boigh King have the best name in North Carolina, but he also has a game to match up. With an incredible understanding of basketball, King just gets it done. Watching him last night, he finished with 26 points, shooting like 75% from the field, against a stacked team. It was a thing of beauty. Still relatively unknown, that shouldn’t last for long. His name alone will...

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#PhenomDavidRose Day One Mid-Day Standout’s: Ben L Smith Court One

Well well well… another David Rose Memorial Day Classic, another viral moment.  Since the last article I wrote that Treyvon Byrd play has amassed nearly 100K views on various social media platforms and this event continues to live up to the hype when it comes to jaw dropping moment in a fantastic annual tradition. ICYMI:<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”...

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