Player Standouts from Phenom September Classic (Day 1)

By: Ethan Reece 2022 Ethan Smith (Winston 76ers)Ethan had probably the performance of the day and torched the nets for 32 pts off 7 threes in a high caliber matchup (win) against Lake Norman. He’s long at 6’7 and has the high release Larry Bird shot that’s hard to block. Wasn’t phased at all with defenders draping over him and hands in his face, and by the time they caught on it was too late,...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom Rise Showcase (Day 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’2 2023 Dallas Gardner (Flight 9)  Easily one of the most talented players of the entire event, Gardner most certainly stands apart from his competition. The springy athlete has the scoring prowess, competitiveness, and athletic ability to compete at the next level. After transferring to Charlotte Country Day, there were many questions as to whether or not Gardner would...

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Phenom 150 Session II Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Jeff Bendel #69: 5’9 ’24 Antoine Jones Jr. (Atkins) Starting things off, we look at a player that consistently stood out through his ability to carry the offense, Antoine Jones Jr. He’s a quick, crafty, extremely confident guard prospect with the necessary skill and instincts to reliably generate (and convert) from all over the floor. Jones has no issue creating clean looks...

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