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NBA-type DNA: 2021 Bryce McGowens (Legacy Early College)

When you are one that gets a chance to watch young prospects perform at the high school level, projecting what they may end up as can be a guessing game at times.  Of course, there are players every year at the top that look to be no-brainers.  However, moving down rankings or lists of players after the top echelon, one has to look at the traits or specific parts of a player’s game that...

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Battle at the Rock – Saturday Session 2 Standouts

Game 1           Combine Academy 76          Blythewood 45 Robert Dillingham    6’2       2023    (Combine Academy) Every single time Dillingham steps on the floor, he is nothing short of electric. The quick, shifty guard is a big-time shot maker who can get going at any moment. He has a unique ability to create off the...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Battle at the Rock (Day 2)

2021 Bryce McGowens (LEC): McGowens looked strong once again, showing his full arsenal from the perimeter like he has shown countless times but also getting to the rack.  His blend of length, skillset, and versatility on the floor is highly impressive. 2021 Tay Burton (Byrnes): Though he was undersized, Burton played extremely hard on both ends of the floor. He had to go up against bigger...

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Phenom Game Report: LEC at Dorman

Phenom Hoops was in for a treat on Wednesday night, as Rick Lewis, Tyler Lewis, and Patrick O’Brien traveled down to South Carolina for a big-time matchup. Legacy Early College, one of the most talented teams around the region, took on powerhouse Dorman at their place; a highly-anticipated matchup that many were wanting to see.

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Takeaways and Thoughts from #OTRSummerJam (Part 1)

Phenom Hoops had the weekend off as far as events but that doesn’t mean we weren’t out in the gym, looking at the premier talent around the country. We headed out to Rock Hill once again for a fantastic and loaded event presented by On The Radar. Mr. Williams did a tremendous job with the event and our own, Patrick O’Brien, was on deck Friday night to watch the action. Here are...

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Shammond Williams Basketball Academy Recap

Yesterday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greenville, SC to cover the Shammond Williams Basketball Academy. Shammond Williams, a former star at UNC, played in three Final Fours (1995, 1997 and 1998) and was drafted 34th by the Chicago Bulls. He played for seven years in the NBA and another six years overseas. Today, Shammond is giving back to the next generation of basketball players in his hometown...

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