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It’s been stated before, but the high school basketball scene has transformed into something comparable to NBA free agency. On one hand, the kneejerk reaction is to pose an argument for why/how transferring or reclassifying could have a positive effect on said player. The other side of the token typically points to the lack of loyalty, structure, or overall negative effects that could...read more
6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...read more
Team 6 Coach: James Wilhelmi #7: 5’6 ’23 Thomas Stafford (Page) Starting things off, we look at a player that already possesses a quality array of two-way skills, Thomas Stafford. He’s a young point guard prospect that can pass, handle, and shoot, all at a reliable rate. Stafford offers a steady presence on both ends of the floor and understands how to operate within the flow of the...read more
Time to separate yourself from the pack. Here are my standouts from Day I of camp.read more
6’6 ’22 Elijah Gray (Team Synergy) In many ways, Gray was among the most impressive players from day two of Phenom Champion Showcase. He showcased a newfound aggression and actually played his best two-way game while nearly angry. Gray handles the ball quite well, especially for his size, and scored the ball in a variety of different ways. He worked from the block, displayed footwork, finished...read more
Team 4 Coach Morris #4:5’10 ’20 Stephen Minor (Winston-Salem Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player that looks increasingly likely to have a big-time senior campaign, Stephen Minor. He’s a slightly undersized point guard prospect with a nice blend of IQ, skill, and athleticism. Minor is pretty strong for his size and shows no issue getting by opponents, which allows him to enter...read more
The players, coaches, and staff crushed it over the weekend in Greensboro, with talent of all ages competing at a high level. It is always great see new names and undiscovered names to showcase their talent and there were quite a few players that could have gone home with some hardware this weekend. But here were our winners from the NC Phenom 150. MVP 15th Annual #NCPhenom150 6’3 2022 Julius...read more