Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom Grassroots TOC

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2025 Tre McKinnon (Team Charlotte 16U)  Tre McKinnon boasts a level of athleticism that I have, quite literally, only seen in eventual collegiate athletes. McKinnon plays with a very rare blend of athleticism and discipline that allows him to contribute in every contest, despite his scoring output. I was most impressed today with how he challenged shots at the rim, especially...

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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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A Closer Look: Butler High School

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops had the privilege of hosting our annual team camp, which featured talented individuals and title-contending teams at every turn. Of all the quality programs on display, Butler High School arguably stood out as much as any team in attendance. They didn’t win every single game, but each loss came by five or fewer points (and multiple with one of their stars...

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