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Twitter: @kristy_hamze Instagram: @kristyhamze Attempting to get a look at many teams as possible this season, it didn’t take long to recognize the amount of talented girls’ basketball programs in Richmond, VA. I had the chance to see several teams in a couple of events, most notably the ‘Times-Dispatch Invitational’ (TDIT) tournament (December 2018) and ‘Athletes for Awareness’ showcase...read more
Phenom Hoop Report was on deck all day to check out the next young, upcoming talent from around the area this weekend at the Queen City Middle School Showcase. The players didn’t disappoint at all, as players and teams displayed some intriguing talent that will be names national scouts are talking about in the upcoming years. Our scouts wanted to recap an amazing, loaded event with names...read more
This past weekend the basketball world was centered around the 704 with the NBA All-Star weekend coming to town. The streets were filled with influencers, celebrities, NBA Stars, and representatives from some of the biggest brands in the country. The atmosphere in the city was undeniable, there was so much going on in an already busy place, and it felt great to feel like a part of something...read more
I guess one could say Saturday was a MOVIE in Richmond, VA. Making my way to the historic Arthur Ashe Jr. Center in the downtown area, I arrived for the 7th annual ‘Coaches for the Cure Classic’ presented by ‘Team Loaded AAU.’ With plenty of online promotion and buzz, I had no doubt that members from around the city would stop by to spend some of the afternoon/evening in the gym. Those...read more
The recruiting process is an interesting thing, especially over the last few years with kids earning scholarship offers as early as middle school. That trend has become increasingly popular, and now we have a variety of programs fighting viciously for prospects that can’t even drive yet. DePaul has been at the forefront of this, offering prior to high school and securing verbal commits from...read more