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Dawkins’ Standouts from Jamboree Bash (Part 1)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’5 2024 Iverson King (Forsyth Country Day)  This weekend, Iverson King appeared to be one of the clear leaders of this young group. He’s long been discussed by on-lookers as an early college priority and seems to be living up to his potential as a player that scholarship-level schools should be paying attention to right now. King is hitting with efficiency from beyond the...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Jamboree Bash

6’0 ’22 Maxwell Coles (North Meck) Although other players on this roster might receive more attention, Coles is legitimately as valuable as anyone for North Meck. His steady, reliable three-level scoring presence allows him to consistently assert himself within the flow of the action. Coles can operate without the ball or create for himself and others, simply based on team need. He’s a quality...

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Phenom Open Gym: Mooresville

After checking at Catawba College on Wednesday, we headed just about 30 minutes down the road to check in on Mooresville high school.  It is a program led by Coach Moore and is one that continues to put in the work to get better each year.  When watching this team during practice, you can see that they are going to have some nice pieces this year in hopes of making some noise. ...

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POB’s Best of the Best: Phenom MDC

The Phenom Memorial Day Classic was off the charts and gave us all a treat throughout the weekend with the talent that came through the doors. There was a ton of talent but we had a few players that really captured our attention from the event. So here are the best of the best from the players I personally viewed from the event in Rock HIll.

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Dawkins’ Championship Sunday Standouts from Phenom MC

By; DeAjai Dawkins 6’3 2022 Evan Smith (ACE Elite 17U)  Evan has performed like a high-level guard all weekend, distributing and scoring at a balanced pace. He’s starting to create with less dribbles than before. This is one player that’s in a prime position to lead coming into this high school season, and his recruitment will likely benefit.  6’1 2022 Jazian Gortman (PCH Nightrydas 17U) ...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom MDC (Day 2, Part 2)

2022 Tariq Shabazz (Palmetto Elite): Shabazz had a strong Day 2 in Rock Hill, as he played with a natural feel but was excellent in transition.  Getting the ball and going is where he excelled, running out in transition, getting downhill, making strong plays, and finishing around the basket.  But don’t let that fool you because you have to respect his outside game as well, showing his...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Memorial Day Classic

5’11 ’22 Jordan Marsh (PSB Larkin) There’s an abundance of talent within the PSB Larkin squad, and Marsh is as valuable as anyone. At this point, he’s probably underrated within the bigger scheme of things. Marsh is a sharp ball-handler and playmaker with an excellent penetration sense. He’s smart, athletic, and displays nice balance as a two-way floor general. Marsh is a quality defender and...

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Phenom Game Report: Mooresville vs. AL Brown

Phenom Hoops went out Wednesday night out to Kannapolis to check-in at AL Brown high school, as they came into the night with a 2-2 record and looking to get on the winning side of things.  They welcomed in Mooresville, a program that was searching for their first win on the season. Early on, AL Brown played strong and used a balanced attack offensively, while Mooresville just couldn’t seem to...

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Phenom Open Gym: Mooresville

KC Shaw Mooresville is a program that is looking to find more success and Coach Moore is looking to change the culture.  When watching the open gym, you can see that coach is looking to teach these young men and help them learn the little things that are needed to win games and be competitive.  The players seem to be buying in and are excited about what is happening with this program. Overall,...

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DeAjai Dawkins’ Day 2 Standouts #PhenomSummerHavoc

By; DeAjai Dawkins 5’10 2022 Wesley McGee (CC Elite 2022) Wesley is an athletic guard with a slender, toned frame. He initiates almost all offense from outside the perimeter due to his comfortability with pulling the three, but won’t hesitate to use his athleticism to get into the lane. He has yet to fully tap into his potential, as he can be relied on as much more of a consistent offensive...

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