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Watch out for the young guard duo at Hopewell

New names continue to pop up around the state of North Carolina that fans and followers need to start to watch out for.  There are two young 2024 guards that we are keeping an eye on over the last few months and have started out strong this high school season, as they are looking to lead the charge. 2024 Quay Watson and 2024 Jullian Mack are two names you might be familiar with from the...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from #CHC12 (Day 1, Part 1)

2022 Joseph Serra (West Cabarrus): When his team was down, the senior stepped up in a big way to help his team get right back in the game and eventually take the lead.  Serra impacted the game on both ends, knocking down big shots from deep but also picking his spots to attack and score.  Also really liked his presence on the defensive end, playing scrappy defense and getting after his...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Hoop State League (Championship Weekend)

2025 Miles Leaks (Panthers): When you watch a freshman prospect like Leaks, you have to look for the flashes in his potential.  Leaks showed that on several occasions, showing that he understands the game, plays under control and at a terrific pace, and that he possesses the IQ.  He plays his game, gets to his spots to score, and doesn’t force anything, playing well within the...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 of Hoop State League (Week 4) (Part 1)

2022 Evan Smith (Team Purple): Really do believe this is just the start of a terrific season for Smith.  He is going to have to pick up his offensive scoring and is showing that during the Hoop State League.  He plays with such a smooth feel, is patient in his attack, and handles contact extremely well. Continues to be consistent offensively on the floor. 2022 Liam Craven (Combine...

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North Carolina Jr. Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Mason Padgett #5: 4’11 ’25 Jalen Mills (Hope Mills) Starting things off, we look at a player that really knows how to stand out with his nonstop effort and team-first approach, Jalen Mills. He’s a tough, scrappy guard prospect with a nice handle and quality vision as a playmaker. Mills looks to set up teammates whenever possible but also knows how to take advantage of easy scoring...

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Early Standouts at NC Jr. Phenom Camp

#5- Jalen Mills- No player has worked harder than Mills, who genuinely gives maximum effort on every possession. He’s a true team-first guard that looks to make hustle plays, but is also capable of making the extra pass to open teammates. Mills is the type of player that every coach can utilize.   #17- Kaedon Porter- There’s a lot to like with Porter, who is an extremely smooth, skilled,...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Junior Phenom Session I (Part I)

Phenom Hoop Report headed back to a familiar place over the years, as Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina held their first of three North Carolina Junior Phenom camps.  Not only does it provide a fantastic chance for young, rising prospects to learn the game but it also gives us an early preview of the talent coming up in the years to come. Check out a few names that impressed at the...

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