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North Carolina Sophomore 40 Camp Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Rod Williams #71: 6’0 ’26 Terence Guess (Charlotte Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who consistently found ways to make his presence felt, Terence Guess. He’s a long, scrappy guard prospect with the ability to operate with or without the ball in his hands. Guess is a capable three-point shooter, but is arguably at his best when getting downhill and attacking the...

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Phenom Open Gym: Lake Norman

Phenom Hoops traveled to Mooresville, North Carolina to cover the opening day of public high school open gym/workouts. For Head Coach Grant Hodges, the future looks extremely bright. Last season, Lake Norman finished with a 19-8 record and went an impressive 11-1 in the brutally tough Greater Metro 4 Conference. While Lake Norman loses All-Conference senior Cole Callaway (Newberry), they return...

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The Lake Show: Lake Norman Absolutely Loaded

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Rise in Advance, North Carolina for our annual Team Camp. This event always serves as a kickstart to June, as players go back to their respective high schools and prepare for the upcoming Live periods. There’s usually a fair number of takeaways but it’s also easy to get carried away or overexcited by the sheer change of pace from travel ball....

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Player Standouts at Tyler Lewis Hoop Fest

6’8 ’23 Tyson Barrett (Quality Education) No matter the setting or context, folks can rely on Barrett to stand out as a constant leader and tone-setter for the Pharaohs. He has a low-maintenance way of producing within the flow of the offense and capitalizing on finishing opportunities from rebounds, post-ups, and off-ball cuts. Barrett draws fouls on a consistent basis and knocks down free...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Gerroid Doughty #52: 5’7 Kevin Young Jr. (Riverside) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a nice impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Kevin Young Jr. He’s a quick, unselfish point guard prospect with useful defensive instincts and the ability to score the ball from all levels. Young moves well without the ball and knows how to fill in the gaps...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom Summer Grind (Day 1, Part 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’5 2023 Brock Rose (Team Synergy/Ardrey Kell)  Brock Rose has consistently proven himself to be one of the more talented scorers in almost every single event I’ve ever watched him play in. I heavily take that into account when speaking about him to others. He’s someone who I believe could easily lead a varsity program in scoring, but plays on a team full of talent. I believe...

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