PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Phenom Open Gym Tour: Victory Christian

Phenom Hoops continues their open gym tour, this time getting a treat to check in on Victory Christian, as Coach Dilligard brings in new names along with seniors with experience. There should be a lot of excitement around the program this year and they will have their chance to shine against a national schedule. Check out who we watched in the open gym, as this is going to be a program college coaches will want to get on quickly.

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Crazy Potentials

This summer was full of crazy talented players that will have the chance to play at a variety of different collegiate levels. Some of these players were already really good but still ooze the potential to develop to be even better. This article talks about a few guys that I believe are talented and possess the potential to become big-time players.

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Blakney’s Championship Sunday Standouts from #PhenomLIVE

The action is cracking in Spartanburg and I’m here to bring you the latest from some early morning and afternoon standouts. This list is composed of players of multiple classes and positions, that stood out for various reasons, take a dive into my early takeaways and some names you may want to keep an eye on.  5’10  2023 Hanif Elijah Omar has been one of the most tenacious on-ball defenders...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Early Standouts from Phenom LIVE

6’2 Marcus Farley Jr. of Team Together 16U simply finds ways to score and put up numbers.. He is really great at getting into the lane and drawing contact; makes a living at the free-throw line. He has a quick first step that takes him all the way to the cup and is a crafty finisher. He shoots the ball well from three and makes open shots. Has a good IQ and plays within the offense, doesn’t take...

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Victory Christian Assembling a Lethal Squad

As we’ve mentioned numerous times throughout the past month, player movement and roster turnover has become one of the most popular discussion points. Obviously, programs like Moravian Prep and Winston-Salem Christian (among many others) have already assembled their powerhouse squads, but not enough people seem to be talking about what Victory Christian is doing. Though they’ve had...

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NLPB 828 2k23 bringing big-time young prospects to Queen City Showcase

Rock Hill will be loaded with talent and Phenom Hoops wants to not only get everyone ready for an exciting event but also make sure we provide exposure for teams and players all throughout. We start previewing teams and players that coaches and fans will want to check out at the event.

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Next Level Basketball Prospects, “Fun, entertaining and talented”

At the Teammates Nationals at the Rock Hill Sports and Event Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Phenom Hoops were able to check out Next Level Basketball Prospects (NLBP) coached by John Mobley. This is a team that composed of young players from the western part of North Carolina. NLPB has a unique blend of size, length, skill and athleticism. In the impressive opening day win, NLPB is a fun,...

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Trending Upward: Addison Archer

Although his name has been mentioned various times throughout the recent years, it still feels like Addison Archer is one of the more underappreciated prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2023. This is likely due to his location within the state, but that hasn’t prevented Archer from having arguably the most productive season of anyone within his class. The Chase High School product just came...

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2019-20 Phenom Hoops All-State team (Class of 2023)

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 2023 class. A huge congrats to all players and teams this season.

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North Carolina Freshmen Making a Difference on Varsity

The talent in North Carolina is at an all-time high, and that is throughout all the classes in the state. The freshman (2023) class this season had some impressive showings, with some standout performances.

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Western North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Dre Simmons   #38: 5’10 ’23 Caleb Senyo (Veritas Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that understands how to effectively run a team with poise and maturity, Caleb Senyo. He’s a smart, team-first guard with a strong motor, skillset, and balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Next in his development process is working to become a craftier...

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8TH GRADER Addison Archer is a BLOCKING MACHINE!!! Archer & Gill Lead Asheville Game Changers 14U!

Introducing 6’7″ eighth grader Addison Archer of the Asheville Game Changers. He made the Phenom Queen City Middle School Showcase his playground this weekend as he dominated on both sides of the ball. Archer and Athan Gill have a bright future as they finish out their middle school year...

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Phenom Queen City Middle School Showcase Recap: Player Standouts 14U

Phenom Hoop Report was on deck all day to check out the next young, upcoming talent from around the area this weekend at the Queen City Middle School Showcase.  The players didn’t disappoint at all, as players and teams displayed some intriguing talent that will be names national scouts are talking about in the upcoming years.  Our scouts wanted to recap an amazing, loaded event with names...

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Sunday Morning Standouts at Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase

Carolina Bad Boyz: 5’3 ’26 Khristian Bruce- Though young and playing up, Bruce was a major part of the Bad Boyz success this morning. He forced an abundance of turnovers, pushed transition play, and willingly looked to create for others. Bruce is a pesky all-around defender with a blossoming offensive skillset. He’ll certainly be one to watch develop, especially as he grows into his body.  ...

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#PhenomQCMSS Standouts: Late Morning/Early Afternoon @ NW School of The Arts

Game Four: Team Loaded 704 14U (67) Vs Charlotte Dragons 14U (37) Charlotte Dragons: 5’10 2023 Brock Rose: 14 Points Rose is a hard nosed young off-ball guard that can shoot it from deep, finish through contact at the rim, and always play the game with a ton of heart and purpose.  He was one of the more reliable offensive options for a Charlotte Dragons team with some interesting pieces. 5’9...

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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: Asheville Game Changers 2023

The Queen City Middle School Showcase brings a fantastic event to the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, giving families, friends, and fans a chance to see the next upcoming talent around the area.    Every year, players and teams showcase their abilities in front of hundreds of fans and scouts with Phenom Hoops.  It is also a chance to learn early and gain national exposure at an early age, as...

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NC Junior Phenom Session 1: Evaluation Team 7

North Carolina Jr. Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations   Team 7 Coach Dre   #44: 5’5 ’23 Casian Richard (Winston-Salem, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that exemplified an abundance of natural talent and instincts at camp, Casian Richard. He’s a point guard prospect with sharp quickness to go with an excellent IQ and overall feel for the game. Richard scores efficiently on all...

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NC Junior Phenom Camp: Kevin Dawkins’ Early morning standouts

  #15- LJ Smith 2026- Skill wise, he could match up with any of the guards in attendance today. Didn’t look to score much this morning lead team in rebounds and assist from the point guard position. When not running point guard he was setting screens and cutting to basket for easy buckets. Young man is one to watch for years to come.   #44- Casian Richard 2023- Young man had to be in...

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