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Special K’s Hoops Take: Phenom 150 Standouts

6’5 Elton Smith 2026 absolutely screams potential; he has a great body and frame that already translates well to the next level. Being such a young age, he has already established himself as a dominant threat in the paint both offensively and defensively. He rebounds the ball very well on both ends and converts them to easy baskets in transition. He is a versatile player that has displayed the...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSuI1FGChQbYtYJtevOueCfbkO4M0Zsl Coach: Dre Simmons #0: 5’5 ’25 Aiden Martin (Greensboro) Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest and youngest camper on this team, Aiden Martin. He’s a smart guard prospect that displays toughness, unselfishness, and a well-rounded skillset. Next...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: Day 2 #PhenomAllAmerican

6’6 2022 Yashiya Crespin – Crespin is a big physical guard, he’s a natural leader and he’s got next-level vision. Crespin makes good decisions with the rock, and he’s a pass-first lead guard that understands the tendencies of the guys around him. Crespin is physically and mentally tough, he’s battled through adversity with some injuries, but looks completely healthy now. Crespin will...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Early Standouts Day 1

6’4 Julius Harrison 2023 has great size and frame accompanied by a good amount of strength which allows him to be terrific attacking and finish at the rim. He has a quick explosive first step that allows him to get defenders on his hip and gives him plenty of opportunities to score in the paint. He has a nice stroke in which he consistently knocks down open jumpers. He is an active defender and...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Early Standouts from Phenom LIVE

6’2 Marcus Farley Jr. of Team Together 16U simply finds ways to score and put up numbers.. He is really great at getting into the lane and drawing contact; makes a living at the free-throw line. He has a quick first step that takes him all the way to the cup and is a crafty finisher. He shoots the ball well from three and makes open shots. Has a good IQ and plays within the offense, doesn’t take...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — What is All the Buzz Surrounding Word of God?!

Over the past 10 years, Word of God Christian Academy (the Holy Rams) has built itself into a national entity. With putting top-level talent on its roster, year in and year out, like John Wall, Dez Wells, CJ Leslie, TJ Warren, Torian Graham, Zach Newkirk, etc..etc..etc…every gym the Holy Rams walked into, they garnered your attention. Well, the start of the 2019-20 season has them right...

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