SUMMER GRIND EVENT RECAPS

Player Profile – 6’3″ 2019 Ta’Lon Cooper (Dorman HS (SC) / Upward Stars Upstate)

Every July someone pops out and earns numerous offers. This July, that player may just be 6’3” 2019 Ta’Lon Cooper. As Cooper runs with the Upward Stars Upstate team, he is certain to show his ability to flat out score the basketball, and that shows well with lines of coaches watching. Cooper is a long-armed shooting guard who has easy, 3-level scoring ability. He has a quick release with...

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Live With Brandon Blakney ft 2019 Patrick Kelly

Brandon caught up with 6’8 2019 Patrick Kelly of Team Loaded NC after a very impressive showing at Phenom Summer Grind. Kelly is committed to join Coach Chambers and Penn State next year and he could be a cornerstone for the Nittany Lions to build upon. On the floor Kelly is a big wing, he has a sweet stroke from deep that will open space up, at 6’8 Kelly has ball skills, and Kelly...

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Diving In with: Darasjot Hothi

2019 Darasjot Hothi pulled out an impressive weekend with the Bull City Silver backs and through three games this group held strong. Hothi provides toughness on both ends, offensively Hothi is scrappy he will attack the glass and collect clean up buckets, Hothi is a willing shooter but he doesn’t overextend the action, defensively Hothi is versatile with quick feet and active hands. Hothi...

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Phenom’s Summer Grind — Early Morning Standouts

5’11” 2022 James Wilkins CP3 14s Wilkins has always been a noted scorer, and he showed that in this one. Great off the bounce both in the mid range and attacking the rim. In this one he showed excellent vision, really threading the needle in the half court. Very intrigued with his development moving forward. 6’8” 2019 Justin McKoy Team Loaded NC McKoy is one of the more skilled players around,...

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Phenom’s Summer Grind Storylines We’re Watching

July is almost here, and the Live Period is right around the corner. Travel ball programs have been idol over the last month as many players have been traveling around to team camps with their high schools. Now they are back, trying to shake the rust off. We will host a sold-out field of teams with some top prospects in tow. This Saturday, June 30 at Proehlific Park in Greensboro, NC will be the...

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