Phear the Phoenix

Fans of the Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball program

Blog

'Nix in the Pros: Alfonzo McKinnie is an all-star

Posted by phearthephoenix on February 15, 2017 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo: John L. Alexander / Getty Images


Former Green Bay forward Alfonzo McKinnie is having a breakout season in his first year in the NBA D-League.


The 6’8” Chicago native is starring for his hometown Windy City Bulls, the D...

Read Full Post »

News and Notes: McKinnie wins gold, Love signs pro deal, and more

Posted by phearthephoenix on August 30, 2016 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo courtesy USA Basketball



A former Green Bay Phoenix star will be representing the United States this fall in China.


Alfonzo McKinnie, who played at GB during the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 seasons, was part of...

Read Full Post »

Keifer Sykes takes part in NBA D-League's Elite Mini Camp

Posted by phearthephoenix on May 11, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo: Getty Images



Former Green Bay star point guard Keifer Sykes was one of about forty NBA D-League prospects chosen to participate in the 7th annual Elite Mini Camp in Chicago this week.


The camp provides an opportunity for D-League players to showcase thei...

Read Full Post »

Nix in the Pros: Rahmon Fletcher named league MVP and more

Posted by phearthephoenix on May 5, 2016 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)




Former Green Bay star point guard Rahmon Fletcher has had a stellar two seasons playing in the British Basketball League.


Last season, he helped his Newcastle Eagles team win all 4 trophies available to BBL teams – the BBL Championship (regular s...

Read Full Post »

News and notes: Sykes in the playoffs, April recruiting, and more

Posted by phearthephoenix on April 7, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)



The NBA D-League playoffs are underway and former Green Bay star Keifer Sykes is playing a major role.


The #2 seed Austin Spurs are squaring off against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the first round, with...

Read Full Post »

'Nix in the Pros update: 12/18/15

Posted by phearthephoenix on December 17, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Photo: Xoan A Soler / La Voz de Galicia

 

 

Former Green Bay star Alec Brown is still finding his way in his first season in Spain.

 

Read Full Post »

NBA Las Vegas Summer League recap

Posted by phearthephoenix on July 21, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Former Green Bay stars Keifer Sykes and Alec Brown are continuing their quest to make an NBA roster this fall as both players just finished up participating in the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League.


Sykes, who just finished a stellar career for the Phoenix, went undrafted in this year...

Read Full Post »

Brown, Sykes set for NBA Summer League play

Posted by phearthephoenix on July 10, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Former Green Bay stars Alec Brown and Keifer Sykes will look to take the next step in their quests to make an NBA roster this fall, beginning this weekend when the NBA Las Vegas Summer League tips off.

 

Read Full Post »

News and notes: Fletcher's fantastic season, NKU, and more

Posted by phearthephoenix on May 11, 2015 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)


What a first season in Great Britain it was for former Green Bay star Rahmon Fletcher.


Fletcher, the former Phoenix point guard from 2007-2011, just completed a campaign that saw his Newcastle Eagles team win all four of the Britis...

Read Full Post »

Alec Brown makes Bakersfield Jam debut

Posted by phearthephoenix on February 18, 2015 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Former Green Bay Phoenix star Alec Brown's professional basketball career is underway.


Brown made his debut for the Bakersfield Jam in the NBA D-League on Tuesday night scoring 6 points to go along with 5 blocks, 2 rebounds, and a steal in 12 minutes of play. All 6 points came in the form of a perfect 2-2 from beyond the three point line en route to a 2-5 shooting night overall.


Read Full Post »