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Phenom’s National High School Showcase Recaps … The Must See Unsigned Seniors

6’8” Prosper Obidiebube Aspire Academy (KY) Obidiebube walks onto the court, looking the part. He has long arms, broad shoulders and an athletic frame. He runs the floor very well and he can shoot the ball with 3-point range off the catch. He finishes the ball high above the rim and carries a 3.8 GPA. Obidiebube recently took an official visit to Holy Cross, his only offer. Perplexing as it may...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s National High School Showcase Day 2

6’10” 2020 Moussa Diabate DME Academy (Dayton Beach, FL) Diabate has all the tools you look for in a long term prospect. His frame is off the charts and he has a natural fluidity and athleticism in his cadence. Already, Diabate is a high level defender with the ability to block shots, rebound and switch on the perimeter. He has some Jaren Jackson, Jr. in him on that side of the floor....

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s Natinoal High School Showcase (Night 1)

  6’10” 2021 Moussa Diabate DME Academy (Daytona Beach, FL) Diabate came into the event with a heavy reputation. He is the #3 player in Europe’s 2002 generation. He is also ranked as the #7 player in the 2021 class by both ESPN and Rivals.com. It took him a quarter to get warm, but once he did it was apparent to see. He is a high level defender, in fact he has the ability...

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Five under the radar to Watch: Phenom National Showcase

The National Showcase has been headlined by some of the top players to come through the prep ranks in recent years, but there have also been sleepers to break onto the scene and really make a name for themselves.   Greensboro, North Carolina-  The Phenom National Showcase is upon us once again and this year may be bigger than ever, hoops media giant Slam Magazine is partnering up this year...

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5-Star Watch — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (6’3/2021 Cam Hayes)

6’3” 2021 Cam Hayes Greensboro Day (Greensboro, NC) Friday (November 16) – 6:30 PM Vs. Christ School Saturday (November 17) – 4:30 PM Vs. Carolina Day School People come out to basketball events to watch the stars play. In the recruiting world, you cannot get more stars by your name than five. Fortunately for the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase, set to take place at...

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5-Star Watch — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (6’10/2021 Sekou Sada Kalle)

6’10” 2021 Sekou Sada Kalle Aspire Academy (Louisville, KY) Friday (November 16) 7:30 PM Vs. DME Academy (FL) Saturday (November 17) 2:00 PM Vs. Heritage Christian (WV) People come out to basketball events to watch the stars play. In the recruiting world, you cannot get more stars by your name than five. Fortunately for the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase, set to...

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5-Star Watch — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (6’10/2020 Isaiah Todd)

6’10” 2020 Isaiah Todd Raleigh Trinity Academy (Raleigh, NC) 6:00 PM Vs. Cannon School People come out to basketball events to watch the stars play. In the recruiting world, you cannot get more stars by your name than five. Fortunately for the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase, set to take place at Greensboro Day School on November 16-17, we will have six players who are ranked...

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Greensboro Day Kicks Off the Year Ranked 25th Nationally

Greensboro Day is right in the middle of becoming a national juggernaut. Of course, knowing the history of Greensboro Day, that sounds odd to say seeing as Head Coach Freddy Johnson is the winningest coach in North Carolina basketball. and already a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. He currently sits on 1,020 career wins and 10 state championships. However, it has only been...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 4) — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase

Christ School Vs. Greensboro Day 6:30 PM Friday, November 16 This is a rematch of last season’s NCISAA 3A state semi-finals, where Greensboro Day took the game and went on to win the state title. Both teams bring a different look to the table this year, and both teams may be better than they were last season. More so than that matchup last season, this could be a passing of the torch, as Christ...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 3) — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase

Juwan Gary Vs. Elias King Liberty Heights (NC) Vs. Lincoln Academy (GA) 3:00PM Saturday, November 17 There is something about a pair of playmaking wings that is aesthetically pleasing to watch. What you have here is a pair of 4-star, future SEC wings who will be matched up to face off head to head against one another. Both players started the season off strong and both players are playing with...

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Ranked 23rd Nationally, Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Their Win Streak

Number 23 Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Win Streak Phenom’s National High School Showcase is an event where reputations are, not only made, but cemented. You can rest assured that Carmel Christian School will not be creeping up on anyone this season. They are a consensus Top 50 program in the country, by all accounts and have a roster as deep as anyone. Fab50 ranking, which is powered by...

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Elite Teams Carry Elite Prospects, Phenom’s National High School Showcase Has ELITE Teams

People come to watch high school events, to see the stars play. There are no ifs ands or buts about it. Fortunately for Phenom’s National High School Showcase, the stars have come out to play. This is the 5th Annual event, so in four years there have already been seven players who were drafted into the NBA. In those four year, there have also been 115 players go on to sign and play Division 1...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || The Nation’s Top Prep Basketball Talent Set to Play in Greensboro on November 16-17

Phenom Hoop Report is all Set to Bring You the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase Greensboro – Phenom Hoop Report is set to host the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats on November 16-17 at Greensboro Day School (5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455). This showcase will feature thirty (30) of the country’s elite basketball programs, each...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 2) — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (November 16-17)

Must Watch Matchups (Part 1) Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase November 16-17 at Greensboro Day in Greensboro, NC Moussa Diabate Vs. Sekou Sada Kalle DME Academy (FL) Vs. Aspire Academy (KY) 7:30 PM on Friday, November 17 Expect to see these two player’s names in a lot of the same conversations. Both are 6’10” 2021 prospects who are ranked among the nation’s top 15 prospects in...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 1) — Phenom’s National High School Showcase (November 16-17)

Must Watch Matchups (Part 1) Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase November 16-17 at Greensboro Day in Greensboro, NC Trae Hannibal Vs. Shakeel Moore Hartsville (SC) Vs. Piedmont Classical (NC) 6:30 PM on Saturday, November 17 Hannibal is a Top 150 type prospect, in the 2019 class, who is committed to the University of South Carolina. Moore is a Top 150 type prospect, in the 2020...

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What a Difference a Year Makes — 6’10” 2020 Jaylon Gibson

You walk into the gym at GRACE Christian in Cary, North Carolina and your eyes light up. Smiling, and an entire head and shoulders above everyone else, you see a slender 6’10” player with a 7+” wing span and you immediately take notice. However, when you saw junior Jaylon Gibson at Apex last season, it was a different story. What you saw was a slender 6’6”/6’7” post player who had upside, but a...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom Hoops and SLAM Magazine Partner for Event Coverage

Basketball Giants SLAM Magazine and Phenom Hoops Team Up to Give Maximum Exposure this High School Season NORTH CAROLINA – SLAM Magazine and Phenom Hoops have agreed to partner in events this 2018-19 calendar year to provide the most exclusive coverage of some of the best players across the country. This exclusive deal will start off with four events, Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic...

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5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase — Schedule Announced

The Nation’s premier Tip Off basketball showcase is slated to take place on November 16-17. The 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats will again take place right in the middle of Tobacco Road at Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Now in its 5th year, Phenom’s National High School Showcase has made a name for itself as one of the premier...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase Field May Be Its Best EVER

GREENSBORO, NC – The teams have been announced for the Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boards. With numerous defending state champions, several Top 100 prospects, multiple Top 10 prospects and some national Top 50 teams, this field is absolutely loaded. This is the event everyone throughout the region looks out for. It signifies, officially, the start...

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Phenom Hoop Report is Bringing a Shot Clock to North Carolina Basketball in 2018-19

Major news was made last week when Langston Wertz broke the news that Phenom Hoop Report has been approved to implement a shot clock in each of their first two events of the 2018-19 season. Both Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats (November 16-17 in Greensboro, NC) and Carmel Christian’s Tip-Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report (November 9-10 in Charlotte,...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom Hoops to Release Teams in 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase Tonight

GREENSBORO, NC – Tonight (Tuesday night), via the @Phenom_Hoops twitter feed, Phenom Hoop Report will announce the field of teams for the 2018 Phenom’s National High School Showcase. High school basketball season is here and in North Carolina that means Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats is right around the corner. This year’s event will again be held at...

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