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The Team CP3 SHOW … Featuring Cam Hayes, Shakeel Moore, Dontrez Styles & MORE!

Chris Paul's AAU program Team CP3 has been a staple in North Carolina. Not only in North Carolina, but they have been a mainstay in Peach Jam on the EYBL. Regularly churning out talent, this team is no different.

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THINGS GOT HEATED!!! CP3 All Stars vs Team CLT at Phenom Stay Positive!!! Raw Game Highlights

Check out highlights between CP3 All Stars and Team CLT 17U at the 2019 Phenom Stay Positive. Things got heated between the two rival NC teams as the game came down to a last minute shot. Check out the highlights here and subscribe for more recruiting news and highlights!

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Brandon’s big time Breakouts PT 1 #PhenomStayPositive

We’re back at it again invading the Gate City for some prime time hoops action, it’s the second weekend of AAU and the big boys came to play!   Greensboro, North Carolina- Day one was a movie we really kicked things off with a bang pairing up a slate of highs quality games, there was talent on display for all levels from high major division I to the division III ranks. Some guys came in as...

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Phenom’s Stay Positive — What We’re Looking For (Part 1)

The schedule is out and the stage is set. There are 70+ teams coming to Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend to participate in the 2nd Annual Stay Positive Classic. Stay Positive is an organization that helps with the Give God Glory foundation, started by two-time brain cancer survivor Eric Day. It is great when the community comes together to buy in for a great cause, Cancer Research is a...

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Phenom Queen City Middle School Showcase Recap: Player Standouts 14U

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...

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All-Star Weekend Part Two in CLT??

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...

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Diving in with: James Wilkins III

In his first season at Calvary Day School 6’1 2022 James Wilkins III has been focused on carving out a role to help this talented and experienced back court flourish this season, he has come in early and provided a spark off the bench. Lewisville, North Carolina- Wilkins has more varsity experience than your average frosh, last season he was a starter as an eighth grader averaging 20 points,...

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5-Star Watch — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (6’3/2021 Cam Hayes)

6’3” 2021 Cam Hayes Greensboro Day (Greensboro, NC) Friday (November 16) – 6:30 PM Vs. Christ School Saturday (November 17) – 4:30 PM Vs. Carolina Day School People come out to basketball events to watch the stars play. In the recruiting world, you cannot get more stars by your name than five. Fortunately for the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase, set to take place at...

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Diving in with: Kheni Briggs

The first time I saw 6’3 2022 Kheni Briggs he was an eighth grader playing with Team CP3 and he was literally playing all five positions, it’s rare for a kid that young with size to already have a hold on the skillset and mobility. Greensboro, North Carolina- Briggs doesn’t possess the build of a typical freshman he’s got a slender stocky build at 6’3, he’s physical enough to match up on the...

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Brandon Lee’s Breakout Watch

With an abundance of talent throughout the state of North Carolina it’s hard sometimes to keep track of all the prospects. Teams lose players to graduation and transfers, in retrospect other players find themselves in different situations.   Young guys will be expected to grow up a year older now, and some role players will be counted on to step into leadership positions. With the stage set...

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Clemson has local top young guard on their radar

2021 6’1 Jacobi Wright (Fort Mill Hs) has been making serious noise over the last year, first as a freshman averaging 15 ppg with York Prep, and on the EYBL circuit with Team CP3.   Rock Hill, South Carolina-  Wright is widely considered the top point guard in the class of 2021 for the state of South Carolina, he is both a playmaker and capable scorer. Wright is at his best with the ball in...

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North Carolina’s Class of 2021: Point Guard Paradise

Over the last week, we have put out numerous articles covering the Class of 2021 in the Carolinas. Today, we’ll shift our focus back to North Carolina and look at some of the notable rising sophomores at the point guard position. Each of the prospects we’ll look at in this article have already shown college-level ability, yet possess distinct differences from one another. This will be an ongoing...

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North Carolina’s 2022 Class is Next in Line

Every year we say the rising 9th grade class in North Carolina is an all-timer of a class. Every year however, the talent never seems to disappoint. The 2022 class will be no different, already, there are players in this class tracking high, on the national level. Just recently USA basketball sent out invitations to the USA Junior National Mini Camp set to take play October 4-7 in Colorado...

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Jamie’s List of 5: SC’s 2021 Class is Ready to Draw National Attention — Part 2

Last week our Jeff Bendel wrote an article titled “South Carolina’s 2021 Class Ready to Draw National Attention”. This was a great take, as this class is especially deep, at all levels, with elite level talent as well as a depth of overall Division 1 talent. Bendel went through five names that he thought should grab national attention and national rankings. However, these five names do not tell...

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Diving in With: Isaiah Wilkins

Recently I caught up with 6’5 Virginia Tech freshman Isaiah Wilkins at Reynolds Park Recreation Center, Wilkins was a guest speaker at the camp and  it was held just days before his departure to Blacksburg, Virginia.   The event served as a homecoming for Wilkins, he’s ending his time in Winston on the court where it all began. The kids look up to him and are eager to battle Wilkins...

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The Carolinas’ Top Rising Freshmen Shine at CP3 Rising Stars Camp

Over two hundred of the top eighth graders were on display in Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend for the prestigious CP3 Rising Stars Camp. There were many intriguing subplots throughout the event, including the basis of this article, which will highlight five prospects from the Carolinas that made the Top 24 All-American contest. Perry Smith Jr. was the lone Palmetto-state representative...

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Diving In With: Harry Giles

Winston Salem, North Carolina- Harry Giles is a name that rings bells throughout the Triad, the Sacramento Kings forward was a prep superstar with Wesleyan Christian and Team CP3 in the Tre-4. It’s no secret Giles has battled his share of hardships and setbacks on the court,  but it seems now he’s on track to become the player we all knew Giles could be. Lead reporter Brandon Blakney...

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Phenom’s CP3 Live — Championship Sunday’s 5 you Got to Know

In Greensboro, for Phenom’s CP3 Live, all eyes were on Championship Sunday. Usually Sunday is used, by coaches, as a travel day. Well the gym stayed packed with coaches throughout Sunday in Greensboro. With 30-40 coaches in the gym at times it is a testament to the amount of talent and the trust these college programs have in Phenom Hoops’ evaluation of prospects. D1 Head Coaches in the Gym on...

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Brandon Lee’s Big Three: Phenom CP3 Showcase story lines

Greensboro, North Carolina- Greensboro was the place to be this weekend for Phenom Hoops CP3 Live showcase. The weekend drew in some of the nations top coaches and programs alike, offers were earned and interest was given, now lets recap some action! Eric Van Der Heijden is a real  Prospect. At 6’7 Van Der Heijden has nice perimeter skill and he’s an inside presence on the defensive end for Team...

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Phenom’s JMac Showcase and CP3 Live Storylines (Part 1) — Blue Blood Coaches in the Stands Closing Elite Prospects

Phenom’s JMac Showcase and CP3 Live are known year after year in the basketball community as the top Live Period event through our region and as one of the top events in the country. Coaches from all over are in attendance watching, with head coaches from some of the most notable blue blood programs across the basketball landscape in attendance. Here are some storylines we are watching for this...

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Diving in With: Chris Hampton

2020 6’1 Chris Hampton is an electric two-way combo guard with the build of a free safety. The ultimate X-factor on the floor, Hampton is both a high flyer and lock down defender, but truthfully Hampton is just scratching the surface on what his game can ultimately become. At this stage he’s still harnessing the lead guard skills but there is no doubt this kid has the skills set and tenacity to...

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Five more to Know: Phenom Champion Showcase

6’3, 2020, Ja’Quez Cooke (Charlotte Dragons)  Cooke is a physical wing prospect and he got everything he desired on the drive. Cooke is agile off the bounce, he’s got a surprisingly smooth handle in the open floor, and Cook utilizes his stocky frame to muscle through the paint. In one of the most competitive games on the day Cooke put up a strong 17 pts against Team Winston....

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Four to Know: Phenom Champion Showcase

6’7, 2022, Kheni Briggs (CP3 2022) Briggs is an absolute man child compared to his peers, at 6’7 Briggs is already a skilled wing. Briggs plays in the paint for CP3 due to his length and size; Briggs is an explosive finisher down low, he looks to finish strong through contact every time, Briggs also showed confidence handling the rock in the open floor.  Briggs possess the ball skills to...

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NBPA Top 100 Camp — Session 1 Recap (Boston Celtics Vs. Miami Heat)

Boston Celtics – 66 Miami Heat – 71 Keyshaun Langley (Boston Celtics) 8 Points, 3-11 FG, 4 Boards, 3 Assists, 5 Steals There is not a better point of attack defender that we have seen, in the country. Anticipation, hands and quick twitch ability is tough for anyone. Langley showed aggression with the ball and once he fell into his comfort zone made plays all over the floor. WINNER!  ...

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USA U18 FIBA Americas Team Announced … We Look at Our First Articles About 3 of the Members

What great news to receive, you were selected to represent your country as one of the very best in your field. USA Basketball brought together 32 of the nation’s top prospects and have them battle it out for the final 12-man roster, which was announced on Tuesday. Be sure you watch Team USA U18s next week as they play in the 2018 FIBA FIBA Americas Championships in Canada. The team will be...

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Player Profile: 6’3″ 2020 Camren Hayes

Look for 2020 prospect Camren Hayes to jump onto the national radar this summer and he should ease his way in to Top 100 national rankings sooner rather than later. Playing as the starting point guard for Team CP3s 16u EYBL team, Hayes has continued to take his game to another level. He shoots the ball very well, both off the bounce and the catch, from all levels. He has a quick burst and an...

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Phenom’s Opening Session 1 — What to Watch for Part 2

Phenom’s Opening Session 1 is set to take place on Saturday April 7 in Greensboro, NC. The demand for this event was so high that we had to spread the games out, Proehlific Park and Southeast Guilford High School will be the places to be. Over 40 teams will play three games in this one-day showcase. Each team will get three games, three opportunities to play in front of the multiple NCAA...

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North Carolina’s All-Time Leading Scorer

It took 14 years for someone to approach JamesOn Curry’s, seemingly unapproachable, scoring record. It was a record that was held (prior to Curry) since 1959 by Cotton Clayton and Curry broke that 45 year old record by 549 points. Now North Carolina’s All-Time Leading Scorer is Coby White. With the likes of Michael Jordan, Chris Paul, James Worthy, Antawn Jamison and many others having...

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Jamie’s Hot Take After a Career High for Grant Williams

Taking a look back and some of the articles we wrote about Tennessee sophomore Grant Williams, they seem to all have one common theme…don’t look at his size, look at his production. We provided titles like, “You Can’t Measure Heart”, “Playing With An Edge” and “Something To Prove…”. Even back then it was apparent, current Tennessee sophomore Grant Williams was vastly under-recruited because of...

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