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Does Patrick Williams Have What it Takes to Be a One and Done Lottery Pick?!

The playmaking wing, with size, is everything that is vogue in the NBA right now. In taking a quick look at last year’s NBA Draft you have the likes of RJ Barrett, Deandre Hunter, Jarrett Culver, Cam Reddish, Cam Johnson and Romeo Langford who are all players taken in the Draft Lottery who fit this archetype of a player. Taking a look at Bleacher Report’s Ranking of the Top 100 players in the...

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Rosters Revealed for 18th Annual Jordan Brand Classic on April 20th

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Jordan Brand Classic, now in its 18th year, will host the greatest male and female high school basketball players as they look to own the game and take the big stage. JBC is a celebration of the next generation of basketball stars and features the top high school talent in the country. For the first time, the brand’s marquee event will be held at Las Vegas’ newest sports...

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Nike Invades the HoopState!! Oak Hill Vs. West Charlotte on NBA All Star Weekend

NBA All-Star weekend went crazy in Charlotte. Nike brought some of the top high school basketball players in to play in a 2 game event on Thursday. The night cap of the event was Oak Hill Vs. West Charlotte. So much talent on the floor with Cole Anthony, Patrick Williams, Christian Brown, Cam Thomas, Cartier Jernigan, Kofi Cockburn and more… The highlights were aplenty throughout the game....

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Phenom Hoops NC All-Star Lineups, including Dunk Contest and 3-point Contest

It was All-Star weekend in the state of North Carolina.  The stars were out in Charlotte, with names comes from the Hoop State of North Carolina.  So, Phenom Hoops wanted to have a little fun of our own with a little All-Star flavor.  Each of our scouts had a chance to state who would be in their All-Star lineup from the state of North Carolina, no matter if they were in the senior or freshman. ...

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Nike’s Own The Game Invitational: Player Standouts 

Phenom Hoops headed over to Johnson C. Smith on Thursday, as it was a packed house that ultimately left some outside due to the facility reaching capacity.  With the talent on the floor, we are not surprised at all for the turnout.  Luckily, we were able to get in and check out some of the top prospects from around the country.  Cox Mill took on The Patrick School to start the night off, with...

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West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap

West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover the NCHSAA 4A match up between two of the traditional power teams in the I Meck Conference. North Mecklenburg entered the contest with an 8-0 conference record and 15-2 overall while West Charlotte came in with a 6-2 conference record and 12-5 overall  record. As always, the game...

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Reopening the Conversation for Top-Ranked Senior in North Carolina

The Hoopstate continues to reign supreme as one of the country’s top recruiting pipelines, and for good reason, with guys like Brandon Ingram, Bam Adebayo, Dennis Smith Jr., Harry Giles, Grant Williams, Coby White, and Devon Dotson all emerging within the last four to five years. Now, the senior class is arguably as top-heavy as ever and appears to be littered with potential star prospects at...

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John Wall Holiday Invitational: Opening Day Standouts

John Wall Holiday Invitational: Opening Day Standouts When it comes to high school holiday basketball tradition, one has to put the 47th Holiday Day Invitational (sponsored by John Wall Foundation) on the list. Played at historic Broughton High School, the John Wall is a must see. It brings a wealth of talent and teams to the Raleigh area each and every year, not to mention one of the best...

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North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown

North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown It’s the battle of the Titans, two of the perennial basketball powerhouses going head to head in an early season I Meck 4A conference game. North Meck brings in a 6-0 record while West Charlotte sports a 4-2. Both teams love to get out in transition, apply defensive pressure and have tremendous speed in the backcourt. The ace in the...

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#PhenomOpenGymTour: West Charlotte High School

2017-18 Record: 17-11 ( 8-6 in conference), Lost in 2nd round of NCHSAA 4A Playoffs West Charlotte looks to be one of the top public school teams in the HoopState and after attending one practice it was easy to see why.  Despite missing a handful of contributors that are still playing football it was clear that West Charlotte with Florida State Commit and consensus top 40 player Patrick Williams...

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Coach Rick “North Carolina 2019 Dream Team”

If you look at the August 14th update of the North Carolina 2019 class, one thing is crystal clear. It is absolutely loaded with talent and has tremendous depth. Like so many classes in North Carolina, it is certainly blessed with some high level talent and today we will take a closer look at what we consider to be a “Dream Team” for any college program....

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NBPA Top 100 Camp — Session 1 Recap (Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Chicago Bulls)

Los Angeles Lakers – 61 Chicago Bulls – 95 6’8” 2019 Patrick Williams (Los Angeles Lakers) 10 Points, 4-9 FG, 2-6 3P, 1 Assists, 1 Block Williams oozes upside. He possesses every skill in the game, with length, ball skills, explosion and 3-point range. Williams found his comfort zone in the second half and was impressive.         6’5” 2020 Jaden Springer (Chicago Bulls)...

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Elite North Carolina 2019’s Gaining Traction

6’8” Patrick Williams (West Charlotte/Team United) Recently, many people have been surprised by Patrick Williams’ ascension to national stardom in the Class of 2019. Anyone who has followed Team United or West Charlotte over the last calendar year knew this was inevitably going to happen, but it was merely a question of when, not if, Williams would take that next step. He has always displayed...

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Elite, Top 100 Prospects, Line the Field at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase (April 14-15)

Phenom’s Queen City Showcase will be held THIS weekend (April 14-15) in York County, SC… Click Here to see the Schedule Click Here to see the Event Page **REMINDER – Towne Tavern (Click Here for Menu) is running a deal for all teams participating in the #PhenomQueenCity … For every 8 players eating, the coach will eat for free … 3 locations to choose from including...

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Even The Nationally Ranked Prospects Used the NC Top 80 Platform to Raise Their Stock

The North Carolina Top 80 is a major platform for kids throughout the state of North Carolina. The best of the best come to stake claim among the top prospects in the country. However, it also has allowed many players, who are not nationally ranked, to boost their stock in front of national media and college coaches alike. Here is a look at some of the guys already on the national radar who...

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From the Sideline: Five Impact Juniors

From the Sideline Five Impact Juniors One thing is for certain, the state of North Carolina is loaded with tremendous basketball talent at every level and class. This year, the freshman class of 2019 is no exception. This class is especially deep and talented. Today, let’s take a look at five impact juniors. 6’6 Wendell Moore (Cox Mill, Concord, NC) The evolution of Wendell Moore continues one...

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