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On Wednesday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Concord to watch Cox Mill take on AL Brown. Cox Mill won the previous meeting just four days earlier at AL Brown 64-62, so one would expect this game to be close as well. The 1st quarter started with AL Brown’s Kheni Briggs knocking down a jab step three-pointer on the very first play. AL Brown took control of the game from the start with their...read more
Phenom Hoops continues to check out teams and hit the road this season, sitting in the stands for an intriguing game around the Concord area. This was actually a rematch of a game that happened the night before, with Central Cabarrus securing the narrow win on the road. Now, Round 2.read more
Phenom Hoops traveled to Fort Mill recently to check in on the Absolute Basketball Fall League, giving fans an early look at players and teams around the Charlotte area. Teams came out and looked to compete, which they did, leaving it all on the court. It also gave us and fans a chance to view players more with their high school teammates, as we break down what we saw at the event. We got a...read more
6’4 ’22 Julian “Juice” Keitt (Upward Stars) The Upward Stars program possesses talent within each of their teams, and Keitt is arguably one of the more intriguing long-term prospects from this roster. He plays with a consistently high motor on both ends of the floor and tends to naturally create havoc with his overall activity level. Keitt is a great defender, finisher, and rebounder, which...read more
6’5 ’21 Dessie Canty (Upward Stars Watson) Despite some ups and downs as a team, Canty found a way to make an impact on this contest while standing out as their most enticing long-term prospect. He’s long, wiry, skilled, and plays with a nice blend of smoothness and physicality. Canty displays a great feel for the game and can create for himself or others with relative ease. 6’3 ’21...read more