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Prospects to Monitor in North Carolina’s Class of 2024

5’10 Quay Watson (Hopewell) Despite his production and status as a key cog on a shoe-circuit team, it feels like Watson doesn’t receive enough love from the masses. He’s a smart, polished, well-rounded guard prospect with a high comfort level from either backcourt position. Watson reliably controls the pace and dictates the action with the ball in his hands, but can also fill it up as...

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Top July Performers in North Carolina’s Class of 2024

The month of July is finally concluding, which should provide these young players with an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from days of nonstop basketball. Given the significance of the actual month, we decided to take a closer look at some of the top standouts from each class. Obviously, we can only speak on what we have seen, so the names listed will be based on their performances at...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Coach Rick’s TOC (Session 2, Day 2, Part 2)

2025 Bryce Slay (Charlotte Royals Orange): The young man really stepped up for his team when they needed him, as he was absolutely feeling it from the perimeter especially in the second half.  Slay is an intriguing prospect at his size; at 6’5, he really shows that he can be a big threat in getting to the corners, stretching the defense, and being a huge threat from the perimeter.  On the day,...

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2024 Christian Foy looking to have a big summer

Player: Christian FoyClass: 2024Height: 6’6School: North MeckAAU: Boo Williams 16u The high school season has ended but that only means that travel ball is finally here, as players and teams gather to play in front of college coaches and hopefully continue to see their stock rise.  One player that is hoping to do just that is 2024 Christian Foy from North Meck.  Foy, who will be...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Jamboree Bash (Part 1)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’5 2024 Iverson King (Forsyth Country Day)  This weekend, Iverson King appeared to be one of the clear leaders of this young group. He’s long been discussed by on-lookers as an early college priority and seems to be living up to his potential as a player that scholarship-level schools should be paying attention to right now. King is hitting with efficiency from beyond the...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: North Meck

Phenom Hoops was in for a treat Wednesday night, as we went back out on the road to check in on another open gym.  This time, we went down the road to North Meck to check in on what the Vikings had going on this season.  They lost a few key players but if you have followed the tradition at North Meck, you know that this is still going to be a talented program… and they will be once...

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Team Curry 15u Preview

When watching this 15 and under Team Curry squad, one thing sticks out: size. This team has height, length, athleticism and skill. Head Coach Reggie Hairston has been with the Pro Skills Basketball organization now for seven years. This will be his second season as the head coach of the 15u Team Curry team. Last season, he helped guide the team to a 21-3 record and solidified themselves as one...

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Dawkins’ Best Freshmen from Saturday

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2024 Brayden Crump (NC Rim Runners)  Brayden Crump is a tough interior threat with budding confidence and scoring prowess around the rim. Crump was virtually unstoppable on the boards, securing rebounds on both ends of the floor and showcasing an ability to get second chance points at a consistent rate. At 6’7, his current frame allows him to be the tallest player in most...

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Summer Havoc Live Team Preview: Team Loaded NC 2023

The Phenom Summer Havoc LIVE is here and these are players that coaches and fans should be on the lookout for all throughout the weekend. Team Loaded NC 2023 has talent all over the place, as they have players already holding offers and gaining early interest. Bryce Cash Height: 6-4 Class: rising freshman (2023) Team: Team Loaded NC 2023/Charlotte Christian Offers: Liberty Interest: Wofford,...

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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: Team Loaded NC 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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