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Why is Mike Herrin Under the Radar?

Every year in grassroots basketball, there are plenty of circumstances in which a prospect doesn’t receive the appropriate amount of attention for their play or overall production. While numerous examples have already surfaced during the current summer season, few guys should be more frustrated than Mike Herrin of Manzer Basketball Club. In all honesty, this entire roster has the right to feel...

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Undeniably Productive: Lucas Heckaman

Over the past month, we’ve seen QCAA and their talent-laden roster perform extremely well despite a variety of different obstacles. Things began looking bleak when Joseph Ferrante went down with an injury, but there were more than enough capable prospects to stay afloat and maintain their success. Add in the loss of AJ Hamrick, and it was starting to take a turn for the worse. However, everyone...

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A Frontcourt Worth Noting: Tymaureon Outlaw, Joseph Bachman, and Kameron Roberts

Throughout the last month, we’ve been fortunate enough to see a ton of talent coming from all areas and age groups. While many are placing major emphasis on those who already have reputations, there are plenty more noteworthy prospects who are still progressing or simply below the radar. Garner Road’s 15U (2023) squad was one of the most exciting and intriguing groups on display, given their...

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NC Gaters Starting to Hit Their Stride

Over the past few months, we’ve covered the NC Gaters program quite extensively—both at their open gyms and during our events. They started the summer season with some struggles but have since played their way back into relevance. This is certainly not coincidental, but more of a direct result of uptick in play from numerous individuals. While their entire roster is worth noting, this article...

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Team Swish: A Well-Oiled Machine

The grassroots basketball scene continues to be one of the most exciting settings to see prospects perform, as everything, good and bad, is on full display. However, there are numerous teams that don’t necessarily check all the boxes but still consistently outplay one opponent after another. Team Swish is an excellent representative for this notion, as they don’t really need a seven-footer or...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Summer Havoc (Underrated Gems)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops continued what has been an unusual, yet exciting summer season at the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In terms of talent, this event was as loaded as any within our schedule over the last month. Some programs made their debut while others continued to separate themselves from the pack. This article will take a closer look at some...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Summer Havoc (Familiar Faces)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops continued what has been an unusual, yet exciting summer season at the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In terms of talent, this event was as loaded as any within our schedule over the last month. Some programs made their debut while others continued to separate themselves from the pack. This article will take a closer look at some...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Summer Havoc

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops continued what has been an unusual, yet exciting summer season at the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In terms of talent, this event was as loaded as any within our schedule over the last month. Some programs made their debut while others continued to separate themselves from the pack. This article will take a closer look at some...

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Noteworthy Storylines for Phenom Summer Havoc: Team Curry Preparing for Battle

Right now, there are various opinions about the “who’s who” of grassroots basketball—specifically within North Carolina. Throughout the summer, Team Curry has been at the forefront of those conversations due to their crossroads between success and a roster full of appealing prospects. This upcoming weekend, their 16U group will be in attendance at our Summer Havoc and should have the opportunity...

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Summer Havoc Final Thoughts

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- With Summer Havoc wrapped up, we officially have one travel ball showcase remaining on the Phenom Hoops schedule. Summer Havoc was four days of non stop hardwood action, dozens of offers were earned, and a number of prospects drove their...

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A Closer Look: Team Passion 16U

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Rock Hill, South Carolina for another phenomenal four-day stretch of quality basketball. We had a heavy variety of college coaches in attendance, allowing for a ton of kids to showcase their talents on a bigger stage. Team Passion drew a lot of buzz entering this event and were able to follow through, bringing two extremely entertaining and competitive...

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