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Bendel’s Best: Phenom G3 Showcase (Part Two)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina for our second annual G3 Showcase. The event is representative of way more than just basketball, as there is a powerful message beyond the surface. That being said, there was a ton of basketball talent in the gym this weekend and we were fortunate enough to see an abundance of high-level play. Numerous guys stood out over the...

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Prospect Talk: Quinton Mincey

Twitter: @flyyy_Q Instagram: @flyyy_q   *Photo taken by Jay Anderson (@HereGoJayAgain)   Last week (5/10), I highlighted 2022 standout Noah Batchelor in a personal feature after having the chance to catch up with him following the 2019 ‘Big Shots Team Loaded’ tournament. His play on the Mid-Atlantic Select 17u squad caught my eye, along with others who watched him and his teammates in...

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Phenom Hoop Report – Leroy Hamilton III

Leroy Hamilton III 5’10 145 2022 Oscar Smith HS, Chesapeake VA /Team Push An exciting up and coming playmaker, Leroy is a talented and athletic guard who can flat out shoot it and has excellent range but can also handle and make plays off the bounce.  He is a gritty playmaker who exudes toughness and competitiveness.  He’s smart and crafty with the dribble, can score in bunches but also is a...

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Phenom Hoop Report – Carnell Madison

Carnell Madison 5’9 140 2022 Indian River HS, Chesapeake VA / Team Push Carnell is an exciting player to watch, an impact guard whose combination of explosiveness and craftiness allows him to keep constant pressure on opposing defenses.  I’m impressed with how quick he is and how aggressive a playmaker he is, always looking to attack and always pushing the pace while minimizing turnovers and...

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Phenom Hoop Report – Maliq Brown

Maliq Brown 6’7 190 2022 Blue Ridge School, St George VA / Team Loaded VA Maliq is a tremendous talent with obvious impressive length at 6’7 and a huge 6’11 wingspan!  He runs the floor exceptionally well demonstrating good speed and agility, fills lanes nicely in transition, has great hands and a nice touch around the rim!  That’s already saying a lot but what makes Maliq an even more...

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Team F.L.Y. Takes Gold

In a grueling match up in the SEC Gold game we saw Team F.L.Y.  and the Greensboro Warriors unsigned team battle it out for the crown.  In the end a deep Team F.L.Y. squad team outlasted a late run to retain their lead and ultimately the title 75-72. Greensboro, NC- This match up was intriguing because the make of these squads were similar as well as their playing styles, it was good team...

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Phenom’s G3 Showcase Breakouts You Must Know

When given this big of a platform, the known players step up to perform. However, when a stage is as big as the one provided by Phenom Hoops at Phenom’s 3G Showcase, there can also be players who you don’t expect to really shine. Breakouts are a wonderful part of travel basketball … Here are some players who left Phenom’s 3G Showcase, firmly on the radar (college coaches, you should follow suit...

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Flight 22 Fayetteville Comes Away With 15U Bronze Title @ #PhenomG3Showcase

The Flight 22 Fayetteville 15U Squad found a way to come away with the 15U Bronze title over Truth Generation Elite at The Phenom G3 Showcase by the score of 59-44.  The Flight 22 Fayetteville Squad was led by the 2022 trio of Malachi Travis (21 Points), Damien Robinson (13 Points), and Tristen Robinson (10 Points), but what was most impressive was this teams willingness to defend with passion...

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Brandon Big Time Ballers PT 1#Phenom3GShowcase

The annual Give God the Glory Showcase delivered once again as the Phenom Hoops crew pulled up to the Gate City to get all the action jumping! Greensboro, North Carolina- This showcase had a good blend of breakout stars and some undervalued players on the recruitment trail really proved their worth, Sunday my phone was buzzing about the action the word is out and their is still valuable talent...

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PSB Elite – Brim Claims 17U SEC Championship at Phenom’s G3 Showcase

The 17U SEC Silver Championship was one of the most tightly contested matchups of the entire event. The game pitted PSB Elite – Brim up against Foothills Legacy and it did not disappoint.

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom G3 Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina for our second annual G3 Showcase. The event is representative of way more than just basketball, as there is a powerful message beyond the surface. That being said, there was a ton of basketball talent in the gym this weekend and we were fortunate enough to see an abundance of high-level play. Numerous guys stood out over the...

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Jamie’s 5 to Know: Phenom G3 Showcase

What a weekend it was. 50 teams came in, from four different states, to compete from the 14u-17u age groups…Greensboro, NC got things popping. True to form, dozens of college coaches attended the event, and there were some players who really took advantage of the spotlight. Typically a Phenom Hoops travel ball event has 80–120 teams playing in it, we kept this one small intentionally. As...

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Carolina Warriors Claim 16U Gold Championship at Phenom G3 Showcase

For the second straight event, the Carolina Warriors find themselves making the title game by working hard and playing to their strengths. In many ways, Seth Aeschliman is the main leader of this team, given his clear versatility and ability to operate within various different roles. Oliver O’Brien and Nick Shryock keep things working smooth in the backcourt, both able to apply scoring pressure...

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WNC Warriors Claim 15U Gold Championship at Phenom G3 Showcase

There was a considerable amount of talent within the 15U division at Phenom G3 Showcase, but WNC Warriors were arguably the top team relative to their age group. They were simply unstoppable throughout the weekend. No team did a better job of playing their style of play, which entailed a lot of three-pointers, strong inside finishes, and pushing the break in transition at every possible...

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Carolina Knights Claim 17U ACC Bronze Championship at Phenom G3 Showcase

There’s no doubting the togetherness of the Carolina Knights, who always seem to have an unselfish, team-first group of prospects. This year’s team is no different, as they hang their hat on a pair of unsigned seniors in Nasir Johnson and LJ Rogers, two definite college-level guys. Beyond that, they’ve received phenomenal contributions from players like Gavion Taylor, Jarret Stewart, and Bryce...

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Royal Knights Claim 17U ACC Gold Championship at Phenom G3 Showcase

There were a lot of quality programs on display this past weekend, but no team was more impressive or dominant than the Royal Knights. They are such a tough, unselfish, and intelligent group of players that understand how to beat opponents in a multitude of different ways. They are incredibly balanced and have the ability to control the action on both ends of the floor. Javonte Waverly, Kalib...

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Prospect Talk: Josh Campbell

Twitter: @jcam_20 Instagram: @josh.campbell   Reflecting back on this past 2018-19 season, frequent weekend showcases and holiday tournaments helped greatly in me covering the majority of high school teams within Richmond, VA. Some teams came across my way more than others, mainly due to participation in some of the same events I attended to scout. One prime example is The Carmel School...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom G3 Showcase

Royal Knights 6’2 ’20 Kalib Matthews- The long, athletic guard prospect continues to set the tone and look phenomenal on both sides of the ball. He’s so smart and displays such impeccable instincts for the ball, especially on defense, and forces turnovers with ease. Matthews scores the ball very efficiently from all levels, but typically looks to get downhill and finish through contact at the...

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From the Sidelines: Top Performers from Day One of Phenom G3 Showcase

By: Bryant McGowan   6’5 2021 Treyvon Byrd (NC Ice) 2021 forward Treyvon Byrd is one of the most intriguing prospects participating in the Phenom G3 Showcase this weekend. His combination of height, athleticism, and skill make him a matchup nightmare for opposing teams. While Byrd may be known for his highlight dunks and blocks, he consistently displays a high level of skill matched by very...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom G3 Showcase

The Defenders 6’5 ’20 Hamidou Sibide- The long, athletic wing prospect was arguably the most dominant performer from this contest. He was able to attack the basket virtually whenever he wanted and finished extremely inside the paint. Sibide showcased an abundance of defensive tools and possesses phenomenal upside on that end of the floor.   CSB Elite 6’6 ’19 Josh Robinson- The long, wiry...

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Coach Mills One to Watch

By: Kelvin Mills Damien Robinson # 32, 6’4 of Flight 22 out of Fayetteville North Carolina is mostly a power forward, averaging around 23.points, 13.rebounds and 3.blocks in his game two appearances. He is a player that looks like a young Dwight Howard. Damien Robinson, Despite his large frame, is quick and versatile enough to play the 3, or 4. Make no mistake Robinson is young and green....

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Evening Standouts at Phenom G3 Showcase

WBC Elite 6’6 ’22 Austin Durst- The strong-bodied big man stood out nicely throughout this contest, scoring as needed, working hard inside the paint, and fighting for second-chance points at every opportunity. Durst utilizes his body well and moves fluidly for his size/position. He played with a quality motor and ran the floor hard in transition from start to finish.   MidState Magic 5’6...

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