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‘The Unsung Heroes’: Kendrick Robinson

Twitter & Instagram: @kbounce_04   The other week, I came across an online 60-second clip produced by ‘Ballislife.com’ that solely featured defensive plays made by a high school prospect, whose name I did not learn. I, along with others, deem this as a pretty rare occurrence; considering the majority of basketball mixtapes tend to showcase guys getting their buckets. Regardless, the...

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Phenom All-American Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Mark Hughes   #8: 5’6 ’23 Travelle Bryson (Langtree Charter Academy) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed well against bigger/older opponents, Travelle Bryson. He’s a young, slightly undersized guard prospect that handles and passes the ball well. Bryson is a well-rounded floor general against his own age group, but stood out at camp with his ability to shoot...

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2019 Justin Anderson Elite Camp (7/25/19 – 7/27/19)

Current NBA pro Justin Anderson sure has been all around the country in only his first 25 years of life. Tracing back to the high school years, the 6’7” wing’s made stops in Maryland, Las Vegas, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and many other cities/states. He’s stepped out of the U.S. as well; having most recently visited Tanzania the other week. Still, when asked what truly ‘feels like home,’...

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2019 Steward School Summer League; Week 6 (7/24/19) Standouts

Coming off of a weekend spent in Northern Virginia, I returned back to my familiar territory in Richmond, VA for the ongoing summer league hosted by The Steward School.

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Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Team Richmond Garner Road 17u Choice (3/26/19)

  I obviously wasn’t around this type of business last year, but nevertheless can recall hearing great things stated about the Team Richmond Garner Road (TRGR) AAU program. After watching plenty of their 2019 players perform well throughout this recently-concluded high school season, my interest rose higher to find out more about the organization in this ‘open gym tour.’ It turns out that...

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‘Phenom’s Picks’: K-Rob’s 804 Edition (2018-19 HS Season)

    Man, have I enjoyed covering high school hoops for the last several months. With the 2019 season officially coming to an end this weekend (3/9), I decided to put together a list of superlatives for the Richmond, VA area’s talent. Other members on the Phenom Hoops team plan to release features of their own respective regions as well; we’re titling this series, ‘Phenom’s Picks.’ Hope...

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K-Rob’s Picks: 804 All-Defensive Team (2018-19 HS Season)

  With the 2019 high school season in Virginia ending, I must say that I’ve observed some serious talent around the Richmond area in my first year as a scout/journalist. A bunch of players can undoubtedly get a bucket on their own, as well as filling up the stat sheet in several different ways. While scoring typically always catches most of the attention, I decided to construct a list of...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 3

North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Session Two Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: James Blackburn   #4:5’7 ’22 Jaylen Jones (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to make quality contributions throughout camp, Jaylen Jones. He’s a point guard prospect with great quickness and solid penetration ability. Jones is capable of knocking down shots from midrange, but also...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym Tour: Trinity Episcopal School (9/24/18)

Trinity Episcopal School (TES) Richmond, VA Conference: Virginia Prep League 2017-18 Record: 26-4 College Coaches in Attendance: Pitt, George Washington, Hartford, William & Mary     A New Look The Titans will feature a new make-up of their roster this season with the departure of Jason Wade ’18 and Armando Bacot, Jr. ’19. Wade now suits up for the Old Dominion Monarchs, while Bacot,...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 4

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Shane Harper   #36: 5’11 ’21 Hamilton Campbell (Vansant, VA) Starting things off, we look at a player that truly displayed the ability to lead a team in dominant fashion, Hamilton Campbell. He’s a young point guard prospect with an incredibly innate sense for the game and understanding of how to consistently create scoring opportunities...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Exposure Camp Recaps — 2020 Names to Know

6’10” Justus Shelton Mountain Heritage HS (Mars Hill, NC) We have been watching Shelton since he was in middle school and every viewing we have had he continues to get better. Shelton was an excellent rebounder here, showcasing the ability to rebound out of his area, especially on the offensive end. Shelton has great hands and also showed the ability to consistently knock down a jump hook over...

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