PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Bendel’s Best: Phenom’s Capital City Jam

5’11 ’19 Mikey Dukes (First Baptist) There were a lot of talented performers throughout the day, but Mikey Dukes’ showing to open the event was truly unbelievable. At a strong, sturdy 5-foot-11, Dukes is a special athlete that can impose his will against any point guard. That being said, he also has a terrific basketball sense and exceptional overall feel for the game, which is what should vault...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

First Baptist: 5’11 ’19 Mikey Dukes The first game of the day was filled with excitement, thanks in large part to Mikey Dukes and his phenomenal two-way showing. He’s arguably the most athletic sub-six-foot player in the entire Southeast region, especially when considering his muscular frame. Dukes is blindingly quick and possesses unbelievable end-to-end speed, which he often uses to set up...

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Phenom’s 3G Showcase Event Storylines … The 7’2″ EIGHTH GRADER

3G Showcase Storylines 7’2” 8th Grader Travon Pearson Phenom’s 3G Showcase || July 19-20 (This Weekend) || Fayetteville, NC (Freedom Courts) Yes, you read that story title correctly, a 7’2” 2022 prospect (8th Grade). Travon Pearson is still an unknown prospect outside of his immediate region. He is a player who created a bit of a stir a couple of weeks ago when Andrew Ramspacher of The...

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4 to Watch For — Phenom’s 3G Showcase (2021 Class)

5’11” Jaquante Harris Taking it By Force (NC) 15s Harris is an explosive guard who plays aggressively on both ends of the floor. Harris has been above the rim for a couple of years already. He has the ability to be a lock up defender at the point of attack, but he also plays an aggressive style offensively. Fayetteville guards have a distinct feel to their game, Harris is definitely next up when...

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