PHENOM’S MLK SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

“Get to Know” Christian Ferguson

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a series on some players who have attended events over the past few years but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the...

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Davion Joyner: A Natural Leader

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a series on some players who have attended events over the past few years but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the...

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Getting to Know Colin Fayed

Last season at Gaston Day, Colin Fayed had a solid freshman campaign starting in six games and averaging 6.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.1 steals per game. He had noteworthy performances such as knocking down three big three-pointers late in the game to help Gaston Day to a win at rival Gaston Christian, leading the team in scoring during a third round NCISAA state playoff win, and...

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Marcus Kell Continuing to Impress

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a series on some players who have attended events over the past few years but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the...

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Jacob Senyo & Drew Bombick to collaborate with Phenom Hoops

Jacob Senyo and Drew Bombick will be expanding coverage of Rankings Report for Phenom Hoops and other exposure events. Senyo is the founder of Rankings Report and has been a director/coach for grassroots travel basketball organization for several years, not to mention the director for Team North Carolina at the U.S. Basketball Games.  He has worked many Phenom camps, is a gold licensed...

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Open Gym Tour: Team CP3 15U

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for another special open gym feature on Team CP3’s 15s, 16s, and 17s. This organization is consistently one of the most talented programs in the state and home to numerous NBA players and overseas professionals. Since basically every player on the roster is a noteworthy name, we will be taking a closer look at some personal...

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HIGHLIGHTS: NC/SC 2024s NO. 1 TEAM UP! Felton X Walker GO TO WORK at Teammate Hoops AAU Event!

Check out highlights from the Teammate Hoops AAU event held in Rock Hill, SC this past weekend. The biggest headline of the weekend was the Rising Stars AAU back court of Jahseem Felton and Zion Walker. Both are considered the top prospect in their class for NC and SC currently. The rising freshman are looking to make an instant impact in the NCISAA this upcoming season.

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COACH’S CORNER: Combine HC Jeff McInnis on His Coaching Mentors + Building A POWERHOUSE Team in NC!

Check out this week's Coach's Corner with Combine HC Jeff McInnis. McInnis is a native of Charlotte, NC who played for 2 HOF Coaches in Steve Smith (Oak Hill) & Dean Smith (UNC). The former NBA tells us what those coaches taught him along the way and how they helped shape him into the man he is today. McInnis also fills us in on what he's building at Combine Academy in Lincolnton, NC.

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6’2 2021 Walter Ghaffar, “Athleticism, Hustle & Motor”

6’2 2021 Walter Ghaffar, “Athleticism, Hustle and Motor” 6’2 rising senior Walter Ghaffar is no stranger to Phenom Hoops. We’ve seen him countless times, whether it is camp setting, travel ball or in a high school setting. Each time, we come away impressed. One thing is crystal clear, Ghaffar is always going to give you maximum effort. It’s in his DNA. He has athleticism, and a big-time motor...

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Open Gym Tour: Team CP3 16U

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for another special open gym feature on Team CP3’s 15s, 16s, and 17s. This organization is consistently one of the most talented programs in the state and home to numerous NBA players and overseas professionals. Since basically every player on the roster is a noteworthy name, we will be taking a closer look at some personal...

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6’3 2024 Bishop Boswell, “One to Watch”

While Bishop Boswell’s Team Hope lost in the first round of bracket play at the Teammates Nationals, we came away impressed with his upside and long term potential. Standing a strong and lengthy 6’3, Boswell is fundamentally sound, has a high basketball IQ, and plays extremely well within the team structure. As a matter of fact, Boswell may have been to unselfish at times. The rising...

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Open Gym Tour: Team CP3 17U

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for another special open gym feature on Team CP3’s 15s, 16s, and 17s. This organization is consistently one of the most talented programs in the state and home to numerous NBA players and overseas professionals. Since basically every player on the roster is a noteworthy name, we will be taking a closer look at some personal...

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Jakwon McKnight Continues to Progress

We’ve seen a lot of players come through our doors over the years, varying in appearance, skill level, and everything in between. We decided to put forth a series on some players who have attended events over the past few years but still remain on the lesser-known side of things. Each of these prospects embody being a student-athlete and getting it done in the classroom as well as on the...

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6’10 2022 Brandon White, “Length, Upside & More”

6’10 ’22 Brandon White, “Length, Upside, & More” Standing a lengthy 6’10 and sporting a 7’5 wingspan, rising junior Brandon White (North Rowan) has already gotten offers from the likes of ECU, Houston, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, South Florida, Wake Forest, and Western Kentucky, not to mention interest from the University of North Carolina. The scary part is White is still learning the game....

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6’9 2023 Jaydin Spillman-Martin, “Length, Upside and Potential”

6’9 2023 Jaydin Spillman-Martin (Winston-Salem Christian) We’ve had a chance to watch Jaydin Spillman-Martin several times, whether it was high school, travel ball or in a camp setting. Spillman-Martin played at Davie County High School, but decided to transfer and reclassify to the North Carolina 2023 class. Tracking at a scholarship level prospect in the 2022 class, the move to the class of...

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6’3 2021 Undre Lindsay, “Hidden Gem”

6’3 2021 Undre Lindsay, “Hidden Gem” Playing for South Carolina “Eight, Six, Four,” 6’3 rising senior Undre Lindsay had one of the breakout performances of the day. In a come from behind win, Lindsay was simply sensational. He poured in a game high 40 points, including six 3-pointers. Standing a strong, muscular and athletic 6’3, Lindsay did just about...

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6’0 2024 Peter Moye, “Tough, Gritty & All Hustle”

6’0 2024 Peter Moye, “Tough, Gritty, & All Hustle” 6’0 rising freshman Peter Moye (CC Elite) has played tremendous in the three games at the Teammate Nationals held at the beautiful Rock Hill Sports and Event Center. Moye scored 32 points against Sonny’s Wolves, 20 against Carolina Rising Stars, and 18 against the SWV Hustle and is averaging 23.3 PPG. Moye is no stranger to Phenom Hoops. We...

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6’8 2022 Jeremy Gregory, “Mr. Production.”

Jeremy Gregory Jeremy Gregory is the epitome of productivity. He quietly goes about his work each and every game. Whether it is for his high school team, North Mecklenburg, or for Team Charlotte, his travel ball team. Gregory is the type of player that plays well within the framework of the game. He has the ability to post up or step out and hit the midrange jumper or occasionally knock down a...

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PHENOM FOCUS: AJ Smith to COMBINE ACADEMY! 6’5″ Guard Tells Us WHY The MOVE + RECLASSIFICATION!

AJ Smith is regarded as one of the top prospects in the state of North Carolina and made headlines when he announced that he would be transferring to Combine Academy and reclassing to the 2022 class. He discusses more about his decision, his time at Hickory Grove Christian, and his relationship with the Coach McInnis. Smith also breaks down the latest in his recruitment; which schools are coming strong and which high-major schools are showing interest his way

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Bendel’s Best: Teammate Nationals

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled down to cover Teammate Nationals at the new Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There was quality talent from every direction, and numerous prospects worth noting for the future. This article will take a closer look at some personal favorites from the event… 6’0 ’25 Arael Jones (Grind Academy) Grind Academy has always been able to...

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COACH’S CORNER: Former UNC Shammond Williams JOINS PHENOM + Favorite Career Memories!

Rick Lewis of Phenom Hoop Report sits down with a legend and a new member of the Phenom Family, Shammond Williams. He discusses his journey in high school, his time at North Carolina, and hearing his name called on NBA Draft night, Williams shares it all with us at Phenom Hoops. Listen to some of his great stories he has and the lessons he has learned over the years.

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