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Summer Finale Player Watch: East Carolina Elite 16u

Phenom Hoops heads into their final travel ball event of the summer with the Phenom Summer Finale and we want to get a head start on players that you will want to check out. Here are just a few players to watch for and a breakdown of their game from their coach. East Carolina Elite 16U Amari Latham “Amari is long and athletic at around 6’5. He has the ability to dominate the game on...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Grassroots TOC (Day 3, Part 1)

2024 Gage Lattimore (Carolina Clutch): Lattimore came into Day 3 with something to show and prove, and he did as he put on an impressive scoring show.  Lattimore is a smooth and unselfish type of player, but he had it going; picking his spots well, pulling up for his jumper, getting to his spots off the ball from three, and just simply being a playmaker on the court. Impressive showing from the...

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Phenom Grassroots TOC Team Preview: East Carolina Elite 17u

The Phenom Grassroots TOC is this weekend in Rock Hill/Fort Mill, as it is the first LIVE Period with Phenom Hoops this season. The talent pool runs deep throughout and we want to give college coaches a leg up on who to watch and who will be in action. Here are a few players to check out for each team, presented by the head coach. East Carolina Elite 17u Player Name: Amari LathamClass:...

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Two rising prospects to watch with East Carolina Elite 2024

East Carolina Elite 2024 has become a staple and one of the usuals we have seen this summer with Phenom Hoops.  Every time we have seen them compete on the court, this is a program that has gained our attention and competed on the court.  What makes this team so interesting to watch is that this is a team made up of players you don’t always get to see on the east coast region of North Carolina....

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Dawkins’ Standouts from Summer Havoc Session 2 (Day 2)

By: DeAjai Dawkins 6’0 2025 Cedric Kenan Shortly after announcing his reclassification into the class of 2025, Kenan made it a purpose to play the weekend with a high level of intensity and focus. Today against a talented Virginia Warriors squad, he was undoubtedly the team’s most engaged player. He played with intensity until the final buzzer sounded, even when it looked as if momentum was...

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New Names to Add to the List: Rising Bigs from Phenom Challenge

Jamarcus Wilkins The Phenom Challenge was a great event that provided us several new names to the scene, especially some young big’s that will be ones to watch in the coming years. Here though are five players that captured our eyes in how they were able to make their presence known on the court down low. 2023 6’7 Jamarcus Wilkins (Upstate Select): Wilkins was a player that we got to watch...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Phenom Challenge (Day 1, Part 2)

2025 Treyvolis Walker (Elite 8 SC): For a player in middle school, he has a very intriguing and smooth game that he brings. He is shifty on the court, can create for himself and for others, and plays with a good motor at his age.  Strong performance from him on Day 1. 2022 LeBron Thomas (FIBA): Thomas has only grown and gotten stronger with his game, while still being that playmaker on the...

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Putting East NC on the Map: East Carolina Elite 2024

It has been stated on multiple occasions that North Carolina has a ton of young and rising talent to watch down the road, some of which you already know will be big-time talents.  Talent though continues to come through the eastern part of the state and this past weekend in Rock Hill, we got a chance to learn names that many will be getting a chance to learn about down the road. One program that...

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