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by: Ethan Reece 2023 Brayden Blue (Concord)Brayden is a guy who continually provides good basketball to a number of degrees. College coaches looking for someone who can adaptively lead and successfully carry the offense, this is your guy. He exhibits fundamental basics with his skillset and IQ that is admirable these days, as he makes the game as simple as possible to value production over...read more
Phenom Hoops travelled to Concord, North Carolina to check out the Concord Spiders coached by Barrett Kruegar. Last season, Concord finished with an impressive 22-6 record with losses coming to Central Cabarrus (3-times), JM Robinson (NCHSAA 2A State Champion), Northwest Cabarrus (In overtime), and in the state playoffs to traditional power Ben L. Smith. Concord has a rich tradition and hopes to...read more
Height: 6’3 Class: 2023 School: Concord Travel Team: Team Hope Freshman Season: N/A Sophomore Season: 7.0 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 57% FG Junior Season: 14.9 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 3.9 APG, 2.5 SPG, 51% FG What Was Recently Said (7/15/22): Similar to the entry above, Blue typically works as a glue-guy for this group. He’s a long, wiry, adaptable wing prospect who naturally finds success...read more
by: Ethan Reece 2023 Will Gray (East Forsyth)As one of the most highly regarded prospects in the area heading into his senior year, Will is proving he’s hardwired to be a multidimensional leader for the Eagles. He’s the pulse of their offense, providing quality ball control with a quick handle to navigate defenses, efficient creation of his own looks with shotmaking ability, and natural lead...read more
by: Ethan Reece 2024 Chase Daniel (Central Cabarrus)Any other team would be complaining about their lack of height, but the Vikings have bought in and adapted to beating you with their speed. Chase is one of the quickest and scrappiest defenders in the state, snagging countless steals with sticky fingers and fully operating a two-man press with his twin Carson. No matter how skilled, coaches...read more
On Tuesday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Central Cabarrus as they hosted cross-town rival Concord. Central Cabarrus entered the game with a record of 16-0 on the season. Although they may lack size, they make up with it with their uptempo style and aggressive on-ball defense. Concord entered the game with a 13-2 record, with their only losses coming the first game of the season to Robinson and...read more
Team 1 Coach: Shawn Robinson #1: 5’0 ’27 Jamey Patterson (Blythewood) Starting things off, we look at a player that contributed quite nicely despite being among the smallest and youngest campers on display, Jamey Patterson. He’s a tough, high-motor guard prospect with an excellent understanding of how to properly position himself on both ends of the floor. Patterson is a capable...read more