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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Grassroots TOC Day 1

2023 Kanye Nelson (York County Legends): Nelson came out strong and really put his name on the map out there to start his weekend.  He simply torched the nets, especially from three as he knocked down multiple threes without even hitting the rim.  He played confidently, showcasing his ability to knock down shots, create for himself at times, and attack in transition. 2023 Brock Rose (Team...

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South Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Patrick Paul #103: 5’9 ’24 Damario Saxon (North Augusta) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a steady impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Damario Saxon. He’s a smart, wiry guard prospect with an unselfish approach and the ability to make his presence felt on either side of the ball. Saxon is a capable shooter and penetrator with useful vision...

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Legion Collegiate Academy: Year Two

The high school basketball landscape has become so fluid over the years, allowing for more player movement, potential development, and coaches in control of their program. Take Legion Collegiate Academy in Rock Hill, South Carolina for example. We were able to get an early sneak peek during the June LIVE periods, where their impressive flashes as a team was on full display. Last year marked...

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Eye Catchers at Phenom QC Showcase (P.2)

The talent was all over the place and at all levels.  New names, old names, and fantastic battles highlighted Day 1 of the Phenom Queen City Showcase. Scouts were around the baselines but here are a few names that caught the eyes of ours. Kanye Nelson (5’8, 2023) – York County Legends This is a young man that has that “it” factor with his game. He handles the ball well, plays bigger than listed...

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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: York County Legends 14u

The Queen City Middle School Showcase brings a fantastic event to the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, giving families, friends, and fans a chance to see the next upcoming talent around the area.    Every year, players and teams showcase their abilities in front of hundreds of fans and scouts with Phenom Hoops.  It is also a chance to learn early and gain national exposure at an early age, as...

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