Reece’s Standouts: Phenom MDC (Day 2)

by: Ethan Reece 2026 Josiah Johnson-Freeman (CC Elite)In the truest sense of the term, Josiah really is a stretch wing. He’s got great size with his athleticism at this age, and even as a leading scorer he leaves an impact on all the other aspects of the game. His ability to handle the ball and initiate offensive possessions puts other bigs in uncomfortable positions and he has a controlled...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Day 1 at #PhenomMDC

By: DeAjai Dawkins 2025 Tristan Thompson (Upward Stars 15u 3SSB)  Thompson is a solid rebounder, arguably the best on this roster, with good hands and balance. I was impressed with the way he secures boards with both hands and is difficult to rip once the ball is in his grasps. He’ll likely be responsible for a number of putbacks throughout his basketball career. Michael Williams Jr. (Future...

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