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Phenom Spring Tip-Off Day 2 Standouts

Joe Richey (Upward Stars) Richey is a strong, aggressive player that is an integral part to his team. He can run the floor if needed, but thrives when he has time to post up down low. Isaiah Golden (Charlotte Dragons Bates 17U) Bates is a hard worker on the court. He sees the court well and drives the ball with authority. He is the ultimate team player. Jashaun Hawkins (Boo Williams Carolina)...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Jamboree Bash/ Hoop State League (Part 2)

2022 6’6 Daniel Sanford (Cougars 704): Sanford continues to make his game known and he continues to expand with how he can operate on the court.  First off, he looks and plays like a grown man on the court, physically outmatching everyone for the most part.  But it is his work ethic on both sides that should have big-time schools calling his way. 2022 6’4 Silas Demary (Chris Clemons...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Halloween Havoc/ HoopState League (Part 2)

2021 Brandon Cherry (Full Court): Cherry plays with a really good, natural feel for the game on the court.  He doesn’t force things on the court that aren’t there, plays with a nice pace and with his head up, looks to find his teammates but also shows a smooth jumper. 2022 Landon King (Patriots): King is a name that should catch on more in the Charlotte area for Independence. He was able to...

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Phenom Open Gym: Independence

Continuing our Phenom Open Gym Tour, Patrick O’Brien went down to Independence high school who is coming off a 22-8 season last year. Coach Davis will have a different looking team than last year, as they will be more of a guard-oriented team that looks to play fast, create havoc defensively, and attack. But it will also be a team mentality, as they have options as far as scorers and will have to help get on the boards.

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Brandon’s Big-Time Ballers: Day 3 at Summer Havoc

6’3 2021 Kymani Knox (Upward Stars)- Knox is an absolute load in the middle to deal with, he just a tough kid. When Knox builds up steam he comes through the lane like a wrecking ball. Knox is built for contact and he knows it, he converted several tough finishes, the defense had no choice but to foul. Knox defended the paint admirably and ate the glass up, he’s a true competitor and will do all...

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