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Phenom Open Gym: Panther Creek High School

Phenom Hoops travelled to Cary, North Carolina to cover Panther Creek open gym. Coach Shawan Robinson is considered one of the top coaches in the NCHAA. Last season, Panther Creek finished with a 23-8 record losing to Weddington in the NCHSAA 4A State Championship. When you think of Panther Creek, the first word that pops up is “balance.” It’s a total team effort for Panther Creek where everyone...

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Phenom Game Report: Panther Creek at Northwood (Boys)

Phenom Hoops was able to get back and tune in to some of the action on Wednesday night, as we watched Northwood and Panther Creek battle it out on the court.  They are two very good teams that you should certainly start paying attention to if you haven’t, as they have had strong starts to the season but only one team could walk away with a victory.  Panther Creek jumped out early to...

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Phenom Game Report: Panther Creek at Sanderson

Phenom Hoops checked out another game in North Carolina, as Panther Creek traveled to take on Sanderson. Panther Creek came in with a 3-1 record but Sanderson was hoping to take home a strong home win. Starting out though, Panther Creek was able to find success with their outside shot and as well as transition, quickly jumping out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter.  They improved...

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Amari Odom: A Rising Star

While basketball is a game surrounded by circumstance, there are dozens of outside variables that can ultimately sway or determine how a player will progress. Genetics are a promising factor, especially for those with tall/athletic parents, which is part of what makes someone like Amari Odom a can’t-miss prospect. His mother, Trisha Stafford-Odom, was a former WNBA player and the current head...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom LIVE

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled back to the Upward Star Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina for another weekend of grassroots basketball. We saw a lot of familiar faces in addition to the numerous new programs on display. There were plenty of standouts on display, and this article will take a closer look at some personal favorites from the two-day event… 6’5 ’21 Dessie Canty Jr....

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