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Due for a Jump: Five Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2022

Each year in North Carolina, rankings are in constant fluctuation due to the number of prospects that either drastically improve, find a new setting, or maximize an unforeseen opportunity. Sometimes, none of these apply to the actual circumstances. Regardless, this article series will take a look at some of the worthiest prospects due for a likely jump in our rankings. Although various prospects...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom G3 Showcase

6’1 ’23 Derek Bradley (PSB Bethel) Although there were various standouts for PSB Bethel, Bradley was easily among their most consistent and reliable performers. He’s a smart, strong, sturdy guard prospect with the ability to make an impact with or without the ball in his hands. Bradley’s perimeter shooting and three-level scoring allow him to pose a quality off-ball threat, but he also shows...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Queen City Showcase Day 2 (Part 1)

2022 Justin Monden (All-Carolina): Though a smaller guard he was assertive on offense to start Day 2 for his team. Shows that he is a crafty guard that can create for himself and is effective from multiple levels of the floor. Smooth jumper to his game.  2022 Syncere Lynch (Team HoopState): Lynch played strong to start Day 2, really attacking and being aggressive.  He was able to show...

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Phenom 150 Camp Session I Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Khalil Shakir #168: 6’0 ’23 O’Shae Fernanders (Mount Tabor) Starting things off, we look at a player that possesses an extremely intriguing crossroads between production and long-term upside, O’Shae Fernanders. He’s a skilled, wiry guard prospect with the ability to find scoring opportunities from all over the floor. Fernanders can create for himself and others off the bounce,...

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Phenom 150 Session I Standouts: Guards

Camp season is upon us at Phenom Hoops, as it gives us a chance to watch a blend of experienced players, young players, and ones that are simply new names to Phenom Hoops. It also provides these players a chance to start their story with us and play against some great competition. Session I on Saturday in Greensboro brought us some intriguing names to watch, players that grabbed our attention...

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Open Gym Report: Team BOND 17U

On Sunday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to the heart of Winston-Salem, North Carolina to preview some quality talent within one of the top up-and-coming programs in Team BOND. There was an abundance of appeal and intrigue inside the gym, featuring an interesting variety of prospects from 17U and 16U squads. Although we were able to watch both teams, this article will take a closer look at their 17U...

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Glenn v. East Forsyth

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Glenn High School in Kernersville, North Carolina, as the Bobcats prepared to host the Eagles of East Forsyth. Despite losing a key piece in Julius Reese due to transfer, the Bobcats have been excellent to start their season. Coming into this game, they faced adversity against quality opponents but consistently maintained their undefeated status. On the...

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Special K’s Superstars: Phenom Summer Finale

6’3 Marcus Farley Jr. of Team Together 16U had a great weekend this weekend. He is an effortless scorer that can really heat up and score big numbers. Doesn’t force bad shots and really scores within the flow of the offense which allows him to be very productive and efficient. Shoots the ball well of both the catch and dribble. Where he really makes his mark is in the paint. Attacks the rim...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 2 Early Standouts #PhenomSummerFinale

6’6 Robert Dockery of Team AKT 16U is a monster in the paint. Great touch around the rim and great body that allowed him to dominate. Rebounds very well on both sides of the ball. Really positions himself well to score. Soft touch around the rim and has the ability to face up and attack. Draws contact and gets to the free throw line. Exploded for 36 points to go along with 15 rebounds. Has the...

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Brandon’s impact players flying under the radar

Most of the guys on the list are all prospects that have shown vast improvements since my last viewing of them, and have truly expanded their games. One guy remains one of the most consistent guards in the state, and one youngster broke onto my radar for the first time.

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Gate City Classic

6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Phenom HS Jamboree

Kevin Dawkins was on deck at Ben L. Smith for the Phenom High School Jamboree and these are just a few names that caught his eyes at the event.

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