Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Early Standouts at Fall Finale

7’0 Micah Handlogten of Upward Stars 704 has a unique blend of size, skill, and mobility that can translate into becoming a really good player. At 7’0 feet tall, he runs the floor very well and has a great motor that allows him to get easy points in transition. He has a really good shooting stroke that allows him to stretch the floor and knock down the three; he will be a great pick and pop...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Rankings Report & H3 Grind Open Run

As we continue to prepare for the upcoming high school season, I continue my Open Run Tours across the east coast. This weekend I drove up to Fairview, North Carolina to check out the Rankings Report & H3 Grind Open Run. This open run was full of players that were hungry to make a name for themselves. Here are the four players that did just that, showed up and showed out!

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Shammond Williams Basketball Academy Recap

Yesterday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greenville, SC to cover the Shammond Williams Basketball Academy. Shammond Williams, a former star at UNC, played in three Final Fours (1995, 1997 and 1998) and was drafted 34th by the Chicago Bulls. He played for seven years in the NBA and another six years overseas. Today, Shammond is giving back to the next generation of basketball players in his hometown...

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