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Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Myers Park, A National Level Team”

Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Myers Park, A National Level Team” Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte to cover Myers Park open gym. Charlotte, Old Dominion, and Wofford were in attendance for the Friday afternoon workout and scrimmage. Last season, Myers Park finished 17-9 playing one of the most difficult and challenging schedules for a NCHSAA public school team, but coach Scott Taylor has plenty to be...

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Is Myers Park the Top Public-School Team in North Carolina?

Each year, the high school basketball landscape tends to reset, reshuffle, and ultimately redistribute the “who’s who” of NCHSAA and NCISAA. This practice is much more evident within the public-school ranks, as kids can freely opt to transfer to a private or independent program (weakening public schools and bolstering the new destination). Last season, the top public-school program was probably...

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Elevating their play: Class of 2024 in North Carolina (Part 1)

The class of 2024 in North Carolina is a special one, there is no doubt about it. There are so many big-time names out there that have been playing well as of late and then there are players that are quickly rising up the rankings and putting themselves into new territory. We take a look at players that have really elevated their play this summer and have been attracting new eyes their way....

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2024 Sir Mohammed continuing to elevate his game and become a leader; recruitment starting to take off

One of the fastest rising and growing prospects in the state of North Carolina for the Class of 2024 has been Sir Mohammed, a 6’6 prospect from Myers Park who is also playing with Team Curry this summer.  Phenom Hoops was one of the first outlets to watch Mohammed nearly two years ago during an open gym (Click Here) and one could see his potential in his game.  Fast-forward to today, Mohammed...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Good Guys vs. Cancer

2022 Jackson Holt (Moravian Prep): When you talk about one of the top shooters in the class and in all of North Carolina, you have to include Jackson Holt on that list and he may be No. 1.  He showed why to start the event off, as he stepped in, showed extreme confidence, and has such a fluid and smooth shot, as he knocked down nine 3-pointers in the game. 2024 Hampton Evans (Greenfield):...

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Game Report: Chambers vs Myers Park

On Tuesday night, we had the pleasure of watching one of the top public school matchups in the state as Julius L. Chambers hosted Myers Park. In the first half, Chambers jumped out to a double-digit lead. Their defensive pressure was key in this run as they were able to force turnovers that led to easy baskets on the offensive end. At one point the lead got up to 18 points, as Chambers’...

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Open Gym Tour: Myers Park High School

Myers Park has established themselves as consistent contenders in the NCHSAA 4A classification over recent years with well rounded teams that blend high level talent with glue guys that buy into the programs values and this year’s squad is a perfect representation of this program. The combination of high level division one talent with guys that know how to win despite not being major recruits...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Week 1 of Phenom Open Gym Tour

We have been hitting the road over the last week, touching base with teams around the state of North Carolina and seeing the talent that will be on display this high school season. There have been new names and rising stars that have caught our attention, as in this article, we focus on a few players that could be in for BIG seasons with their program. If you don’t know them yet, you will...

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Player Standouts from NCHSAA Live Period

by: Ethan Reece 2024 Richard Goods (Ben L Smith) I’ve been impressed with Richard every time I’ve seen him. He’s already had a strong spring playing with Carolina Clutch and went right to work this weekend with Smith. The clear workhorse and rim protector for his team, it’s nice to see the game run through a post for a change with basketball being so guard oriented these days. Richard finished...

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Team Curry 15u Preview

When watching this 15 and under Team Curry squad, one thing sticks out: size. This team has height, length, athleticism and skill. Head Coach Reggie Hairston has been with the Pro Skills Basketball organization now for seven years. This will be his second season as the head coach of the 15u Team Curry team. Last season, he helped guide the team to a 21-3 record and solidified themselves as one...

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Phenom Open Gym: Myers Park

Heading to another gym, we hit the road to Myers Park to check out a very intriguing team. This is a program that has been a staple in the Charlotte area under head coach Scott Taylor, winning several big games and having big-time players that produce. Some of those players have now left but there is a lot of young and talented prospects coming through the gym at Myers Park. Let’s dive...

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