PHENOM’S LOW COUNTRY SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

NBPA Top 100 Standouts: Second-round games (Day 1)

It was the first day for the media to attend come to Charlottesville and watch some of the top players in the country play at the NBA Top 100. It is going to be a long week of intense competition but there are already a few players, a few that Phenom Hoops is quite aware of already, that looks to be on a mission.

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NBPA Top 100 Standouts: First-round games (Day 1)

It was the first day for the media to attend come to Charlottesville and watch some of the top players in the country play at the NBA Top 100. It is going to be a long week of intense competition but there are already a few players, a few that Phenom Hoops is quite aware of already, that look to be on a mission.

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Burlington Christian Academy Open Gym Notes

Last Week Ryan Bernardi (Head Coach at BCA) invited me to attend an open gym as his team was preparing for the June Live Period.  He has invited numerous local former/current college basketball players into the gym to help his team adapt to playing against tough competition and it did not disappoint.  Here are some notes on the six BCA players present for the workout. 6’0 2021 Brock...

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6’9 Lok Wur’s recruitment exploding; decision coming soon

What a ride it has been for 2019 6’9 Lok Wur over the last few days.  His name has been blowing up all over social media and throughout the college basketball world, as the former JUCO prospect is now garnering offers left and right, along with high-major interest. Not long ago, Wur announced that he had become academically qualified and after averaging 21 points and 10 rebounds per game as a...

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Dawkins Phenom’s Carolina High School Showcase Standouts

One of our scouts was sitting on the baseline this past weekend for the Carolina Showcase and a few players stood out. See who made the list.

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Phenom Hoops’ Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Kelvin Reid   #6: 5’0 ’24 AJ Adams (Shelby, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that was arguably the most impressive floor general on display, AJ Adams. He’s an incredibly smart, crafty point guard prospect that possesses advanced vision and unselfish nature. Adams scored efficiently from all three levels, but typically looked create scoring opportunities for his...

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Phenom Hoops’ Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Jake Senyo   #5: 4’11 ’25 Landon Wilson (Florence, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a nice impact on both sides of the ball during camp, Landon Wilson. He’s a wiry, slightly undersized point guard prospect with quickness and an excellent feel for the game. Wilson handles the ball with care and can create for himself or others with great poise. He’s able...

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Phenom Hoops’ Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons   #4: 4’11 ’25 James Warren (Greensboro, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed an excellent attitude and some useful skills during camp, James Warren. He’s a strong-bodied guard prospect that typically looks to apply scoring pressure from the off-guard position. Warren is a decent perimeter shooter off the catch but looks to keep the ball...

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2022 6’7 DJ Nix preparing himself for a big summer and HS season

One of our very own at Phenom Hoops, Jeff Bendel, put it best just a few months ago in his piece talking about some of the top 2022 prospects in the state of North Carolina. 6’7 DJ Nix may be the most underrated prospects within his class for North Carolina, especially considering his undeniable productivity. Well, Nix has continued that focus this summer and is hoping that his hard work, hours...

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Destin Clark is TOO STRONG!!! Averged 30 for HS, Wins Back to Back Championships

Destin Clark averaged over 30 points per game this high school season, firmly planting his name on the radar. Well now he has carried all of that over to the EYBL, playing 16u with Team United and leading them to back to back championships in May.

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Phenom Hoops’ Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Gerroid Doughty   #3: 4’10 ’24 Nicholas Worsley (Florence, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that displayed great defensive poise and a fairly well-rounded skillset, Nicholas Worsley. He’s a smart, wiry guard prospect that passes and scores the ball effectively, especially in transition. Worsley possesses excellent quickness and it’s quite evident when he defends the...

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Phenom Hoops’ Carolina Middle School Showcase Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Daymond Lindell   #2: 4’10 ’25 Aiden Martin (Greensboro, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a pretty strong impression despite his lack of true size, Aiden Martin. He’s a quick, wiry point guard prospect that excels at penetrating past the point of attack. Martin touches the paint at a high rate and is capable of scoring or setting up others around the...

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From the Sidelines: Phenom’s Carolina High School Showcase

By: Bryant McGowan 6’4 2020 Kalib Matthews One of the smoothest offensive players participating in camp this weekend, Kalib Matthews put his skillset on full display. Matthews has a knack for placing himself in scoring position and converts on many of his opportunities. He showed a lot of promise in the shooting department, knocking down three pointers and mid-range jumpers alike with great...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s Carolina High School Showcase

#89- 6’0 ’22 Dwight Canady- The young, incredibly well-rounded point guard continues to impress. He’s been terrific with the WNC Warriors and looked equally as comfortable playing against bigger/older opponents. Canady displayed excellent craftiness when attacking the basket, both as a passer and finisher. He knocked down plenty of jumpers and contained his assignment well on...

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Triad First 48 Recap & Standouts

The annual Triad 48 hosted by the BlueChip Triad Academy lived up to the billing once again as some of the elite Triad talent battled it out at Forsyth Country Day School. Lewisville, North Carolina- It was quite a spectacle watching this group of athletes compete at their highest levels. The camp provided a stage for established stars to prove their value and other sleepers are looking to make...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s Carolina Middle School Showcase

#24- Will Googins- No player has displayed a stronger motor than Googins, who seems to naturally make plays all over the floor. He’s smart, poised, and never looks rushed. Googins scores the ball efficiently from all three levels but also possesses vision and craftiness when penetrating.   #55- Logan Deaver- The scrappy forward/post prospect was quite effective throughout his time at camp....

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“HE CAME OUT OF NOWHERE!!” Mike Dudley About to Make Sure EVERYONE Knows His Name!!

Mike Dudley is a little known player a month ago. He had all the tools with his frame, jump shot, explosion and length, but it hadn't all come together (YET). Well May/June hit and it all started to come together. Now Dudley is finishing high above the rim, having chase down blocks every game and knocking down 3s with regularity.

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“He Killing Everyone!” 2020 Bernard Pelote is the Most UNDERRATED Player in Georgia…

Standing 6'7" Bernard Pelote fits the modern game of a skilled player who can handle, shoot and create but has the length and size of a 4 man. Pelote is an athletic forward, who strokes the 3-ball, straight line drives to the basket and stays above the rim on lobs and put backs.

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