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Yesterday evening saw me again make the 45-minute drive to the West End of Henrico County, VA for continuation of The Steward School’s hosted annual high school summer league. As I predicted, more faces arrived to participate in the competition, following last week’s ‘live period’ for travel basketball. As they say, the more the merrier, and I had the privilege of scouting a slate of...read more
The NBA Top 100 camp continued on Thursday, as college coaches and media surrounded the area to check more the action. Everywhere you look, players were competing and performing but here were a few names that stood out early on in the day.read more
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...read more
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...read more
Yesterday evening, I spent time down in Richmond, VA checking out two varsity games at different locations: Amelia Academy at Steward School, followed by Midlothian High School at Clover Hill High School. Scouting two games in one night doesn’t come quite often so I knew it was a must to seize the opportunity when it presented itself. The first contest at Steward School gave me the chance...read more
With tryouts completed and schedules finalized, it’s safe to say that the 2018-19 high school basketball season has officially arrived. Before games start taking place in the upcoming days/weeks, I had the opportunity to make a stop at The Steward School for a morning three-team scrimmage between the hosted Spartans, Monacan High School, and Lee-Davis High School. Getting a first look at...read more