SC PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 1 #PhenomSummerFinale

Time flies when you’re having fun, another season of AAU is almost in the books!Greensboro, North Carolina- The Phenom Hoops crew is going out with a bang here at the Summer Finale! The stars came out for one last go around, coaches at multiple levels flooded the sidelines in search of a late boost to 2019, and others got the jump on some classes of the future. 6’3 2021 Elijah Jamison (Team...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Part III

It’s July which means travel ball is back and in action, the Phenom Crew has invaded the other Carolina for a weekend full of hoops and storylines!Fort Mill, South Carolina- The action didn’t waste any time picking up here at Comenius School, we had the pleasure of getting a jump on the new wave of talent 13U-15U, at this stage a lot of these underclassmen are relatively unknown and...

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DON’T JUMP WITH Anthony Sellars!!! SAVAGE STOLE THE SHOW at #PhenomJMac

Anthony Sellers is a name who started to come into his own in October at Phenom 150 Exposure Camp. His trajectory has continued to grow and grow. He's a stud now! Sellers plays with a competitive fire, which pairs well with his 6'6" frame and explosive, above the rim antics.

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Nation Ford #PhenomJMAC Day one Standouts Pt. 2

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Brandon’s Don’t Sleep On Me Team

After much thought and preparation I have created  a list of prospects I personally felt flew under the radar somewhat this weekend. It’s easy to get lost in the headlines and star power, but all these prospects came in wit something to prove.   Greensboro, North Carolina- Every guy on this list came in under the radar for one reason or another, all came in ready as well to bring...

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Phenom’s Stay Positive — What We’re Looking For (Part 1)

The schedule is out and the stage is set. There are 70+ teams coming to Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend to participate in the 2nd Annual Stay Positive Classic. Stay Positive is an organization that helps with the Give God Glory foundation, started by two-time brain cancer survivor Eric Day. It is great when the community comes together to buy in for a great cause, Cancer Research is a...

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The Phenom Opening Breakouts

Travel ball season is finally here … this past weekend Phenom Hoops had around 100 teams, from 5 different states, convene on Greensboro to kick off their summer seasons and boy did this one go out with a BANG!!

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Team Winston Claims 17u Championship at Phenom’s Opening

The 17u Tar Heel Silver Bracket championship game featured a very deep Team Winston (NC) group versus a free flowing Renegades (WV) team and this turned out to be a great one. Team Winston got off to a quick start thanks in part to the athletic interior duo of 6’8 Jakob Moore and 6’7 Zack Austin. Their early lead was cut down when Andrew Shull, Grant Bonner and Ethan Clay started to heat up from...

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Brandon’s Big time Ballers: Phenom Opening Standouts PT 1

Take a deep breath because that time of year once again, AAU season is here and in full swing! Phenom Hoops kicked things with an absolute bang with Phenom Opening, a two day tournament featuring some of the top travel ball programs around the Southeast. Greensboro, High School- Smith High School was one of the sights for a full weekend slate of games, prospects from the 2023-2021 classes...

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Phenom Opening Day 1 Game of the Day

With travel ball season officially starting in North Carolina, with the Phenom Opening, The competition is high, it is still new. The coaches are into it, the fans are into it, the media and college coaches are lining the sideline and (most importantly) the players are into it. We were fortunate to have some incredible games, however at Proehlific Park, there were two that stood out. NC Empire...

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Phenom Opening Team Preview: Team Winston 17u

It is finally here.  The AAU season kicks off in style with Phenom Hoops, as we head to Greensboro to open the season with the Phenom Opening. Players of all ages will come to North Carolina in hopes to compete and start the season off. This will be a CAN’T MISS EVENT, as we may have never started off the season with this much talent on so many levels.  That is why we are hoping to get everyone...

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Breakout Candidates at the Phenom Opening

Every summer it happens, players on non-circuit teams, pop out of nowhere and become major recruiting targets for regional schools at every level. This year is very much the same, and even looking at it deeper, we are fortunate to live in North Carolina. Such a talent-rich state with dozens upon dozens of Division 1 talent walking around. Even with seven circuit teams, there are still ample...

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What Were Looking For at the Phenom Opening

Want to know why you should attend the Phenom Opening in Greensboro this weekend? These are all the reasons you need.

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Brandon Lee’s Breakout Watch

With an abundance of talent throughout the state of North Carolina it’s hard sometimes to keep track of all the prospects. Teams lose players to graduation and transfers, in retrospect other players find themselves in different situations.   Young guys will be expected to grow up a year older now, and some role players will be counted on to step into leadership positions. With the stage set...

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Five more to Know: Phenom Champion Showcase

6’3, 2020, Ja’Quez Cooke (Charlotte Dragons)  Cooke is a physical wing prospect and he got everything he desired on the drive. Cooke is agile off the bounce, he’s got a surprisingly smooth handle in the open floor, and Cook utilizes his stocky frame to muscle through the paint. In one of the most competitive games on the day Cooke put up a strong 17 pts against Team Winston....

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Phenom’s Opening Session 1 — What to Watch for Part 2

Phenom’s Opening Session 1 is set to take place on Saturday April 7 in Greensboro, NC. The demand for this event was so high that we had to spread the games out, Proehlific Park and Southeast Guilford High School will be the places to be. Over 40 teams will play three games in this one-day showcase. Each team will get three games, three opportunities to play in front of the multiple NCAA...

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Phenom’s Opening Session 1 — What to Watch for Part 1

Phenom’s Opening Session 1 is set to take place on Saturday April 7 in Greensboro, NC. The demand for this event was so high that we had to spread the games out, Proehlific Park and Southeast Guilford High School will be the places to be. Over 40 teams will play three games in this one-day showcase. Each team will get three games, three opportunities to play in front of the multiple NCAA...

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