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Nation Ford #PhenomJMAC Day one Standouts Pt. 2

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Nation Ford Day one standouts #PhenomJMAC

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

The annual Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic delivered us some big-time performances, key story lines, and collection of breakout prospects coaches need to put some eyes on. Greensboro North Carolina– The David Rose Memorial Day Classic is an event that carries a message and meaning deeper than competition on the hardwood. It’s the story of ultimate sacrifice and selflessness than...

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Brandon Big Time Ballers #PhenomDavidRoseMDC Pt 1

The annual Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic delivered us some big-time performances, key storylines, and collection of breakout prospects coaches need to put some eyes on. Greensboro North Carolina- The David Rose Memorial Day Classic is an event that carries a message and meaning deeper than competition on the hardwood. It’s the story of ultimate sacrifice and selflessness...

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Mid Day Studs #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

The lunch break was much needed fuel for everyone and this next group of standouts found their second winds in my afternoon standouts! Greensboro, North Carolina- You guessed it yes we’re still rocking here at Proehlific park and I’m still holding things down on court two! We’re over halfway through these games and there has been a lot of drama in several nail bitters recently,...

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Early Standouts Court 2 PP #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

Through three games here at Proehlific Park on court two one trend has been one common trend happening and that’s excellent guard play! Greensboro, North Carolina- This first group of standouts have commanded their sides in style, balancing the scoring loads along with working to get teammates involved. 6’4 2021 RJ Noord (Team United)- Noord came out really strong in game one, he poured in...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 2 #PhenomG3Showcase

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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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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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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Phenom Alum: Looking back at the incredible freshman season of Coby White

His career was short at North Carolina but man, was it fun while it lasted at the college level.  Coby White’s career until now has been one that just brings enjoyment to the eyes of Phenom Hoop Report, as we have watched him grow and earn everything he has accomplished so far.

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers PT.2 #PhenomChallengeLive

The lone Spring live period is upon us and we wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere other than the great city of Spartanburg, hundreds of players from rising freshmen to unsigned seniors are coming in with something to prove! Spartanburg, South Carolina- The Phenom Hoops crew is back at it again for another action-packed live period, two things you can count on players will be tested competition...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers PT.1 #PhenomChallengeLive

The lone Spring live period is upon us and we wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere other than the great city of Spartanburg, hundreds of players from rising freshmen to unsigned seniors are coming in with something to prove! Spartanburg, South Carolina- The Phenom Hoops crew is back at it again for another action-packed live period, two things you can count on players will be tested competition...

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Brandon’s Don’t Sleep On Me Team

After much thought and preparation I have created  a list of prospects I personally felt flew under the radar somewhat this weekend. It’s easy to get lost in the headlines and star power, but all these prospects came in wit something to prove.   Greensboro, North Carolina- Every guy on this list came in under the radar for one reason or another, all came in ready as well to bring...

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Team Winston Brings Gold Back to the Tre-4

Team Winston brought the 17U gold back to the Tre-4 after a big win over the Greensboro Warriors, in what had the feel and intensity of a rivalry game.   Greensboro, North Carolina- Both squads were well coached and disciplined on the floor, each squad also featured multiple unsigned seniors that range form Division I – Division III prospects. Coaches looking to make a late splash...

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Team Charlotte 16U claims Gold

   A short handed Team Charlotte handled business Greensboro, North Carolina- Team Charlotte was able to capture the 16U championship Sunday without two noticeable pieces. Five star Jalen Hood- Schifino was off with Team USA, and high scoring combo guard Kris Robinson was also absent from this weekends showcase. None the less it was next man up for this  Team CLT squad, and the guys present...

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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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Breakout Watch Following #PhenomOpening

Take a deep breath because that time of year once again, AAU season is here and in full swing! Phenom Hoops kicked things with an absolute bang with Phenom Opening, a two-day tournament featuring some of the top travel ball programs around the Southeast. Greensboro, High School- Smith High School was one of the sights for a full weekend slate of games, prospects from the 2023-2021 classes...

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Durham Hurricanes Claim Bronze trophy in Tarheel 16U bracket

In a contest that lived up to the billing the Durham Hurricanes 2021 group claimed a hard-earned 71-63 win over talented and equally tough Fayetteville Flash squad.   Greensboro, North Carolina- This was a matchup dominated by explosive guard play and it came down to the wire, it was a game of runs each side continuously went blow for blow. In the second half after surviving multiple runs,...

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Brandon’s Big time Ballers: Phenom Opening Standouts PT 1

Take a deep breath because that time of year once again, AAU season is here and in full swing! Phenom Hoops kicked things with an absolute bang with Phenom Opening, a two day tournament featuring some of the top travel ball programs around the Southeast. Greensboro, High School- Smith High School was one of the sights for a full weekend slate of games, prospects from the 2023-2021 classes...

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NC Phenom 150 Top 2021’s

We have invaded the Gate City once again for another session of our Phenom 150 camp, this platform follows the prestigious Top 80 camp.  The 150 camp really offers younger unknown players an initial chance to break onto the scene and gain notoriety throughout the state. Greensboro, North Carolina- With a nice balanced mix of young talent and unsigned seniors vying to make an impact late in the...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: NCTop80

The prestigious NC Top 80 has hosted the top talent in all of the Hoop State the last several years, this years edition didn’t disappoint. Greensboro, North Carolina- Phenom Hoops NC Top 80 camp is unique in it’s own right, due mostly in part to the amass of talent assembled together under one roof for competition. This camp provides coaches, media and, spectators alike an...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: NC Phenom 150

The Phenom NC 150 Camp continues to provide a springboard platform for young unknown prospects to break onto the scene, as well as a stage for unsigned seniors to draw some eyes late in the signing stages. Greensboro, North Carolina- High school prospects from multiple states gathered this past Sunday to battle it out in front of an energized crowd appreciative of camp competition. A diverse...

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Brandon’s big time Ballers: NC JR Phenom

The Jr Phenom Camp didn't disappoint, the next generation of high school stars are in training, several prospects caught my eye throughout the day for multiple reasons. These guys are in the early stages and most are still learning the game this is an introductory into their hoops resume. 

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Calvary Looks to Survive and Advance

Tuesday night Calvary Day opened up post season play against a very scrappy Cary Christian group.Winston Salem, North Carolina- The Cougars used a nice fourth quarter run due to some amped up defensive efforts and hot shooting, to pull away firmly in this contest. Calvary has a veteran core and this group as a whole played one of the toughest slates in the entire state, the team has pretty much...

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Live With Brandon Blakney EP. 1

On the latest release of the remastered podcast Live With Brandon Blakney, Brandon discussed an array of topics happening throughout the hoops world. Is Southwest Guilford the best in 3A? The Piedmont Triad 3A conference has been FULL of talent since its formation several years ago, this season is no different as Southwest Guilford looks like the best public school in the state. They’re blowing...

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6’9 2020 CJ Huntley: Poised to Break Out

Last Night, Phenom Hoops had the opportunity to check out Carmel Christian Vs Davidson Day.  The Head Honcho (Rick Lewis) and myself were in the gym to see a massive win for Davidson Day as they handled a nationally ranked Carmel Christian team with relative ease in a 63-47 win on senior night.  6’9 2020 CJ Huntley of Davidson Day had an incredible performance, in front of the right...

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GDS hands HPCA first home loss 70-59

Greensboro Day claimed an impressive road win in front of a rowdy rival crowd. High Point, North Carolina- Last night Greensboro Day went on the road in a hostile environment, at conference rival High Point Christian and came away with a crucial win. It was back and forth for four quarters, each squad exchanging blows, Greensboro Day was pushed but never gave up the lead. Standouts –...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’2 Travion McCray

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an over abundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’2 Elbert Ellis

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an over abundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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