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Phenom Hoops’ Player Watch: 2023 6’3 Jaybron Harvey (Southern Durham)

Jaybron is an exceptional athlete combining a strong, powerful frame with agility and explosiveness. He brings great versatility on both ends of the floor and has proven to be a productive player in every role he has been tasked to fill in both AAU and as a freshman starter at Southern Durham High School.

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2023 6’5 Ta’Korrie Faison (Goldsboro) made a name for himself this season

The list of 2023 prospects in the state of North Carolina is quite impressive. Players from around the state made a statement and a name for themselves as a freshman and you can continue to add another name to the list. Some may know his name already but 2023 6’5 Ta’Korrie Faison should and will be a name everyone will know down the road.

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With Jajuan Carr Committing to UNCW, Who are the Best Available Seniors in the Carolinas?

During this time of travel bans and social distancing, the recruitment process has never gone through a time like this. Lists of players are imperative for college coaches and their recruiting boards. With Carr off the board, who is next? Here are the next five unsigned seniors in line, per Phenom Hoops’ current Rankings.

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6’5 ’20 Trent McIntyre “More than a worthy prospect”

6’5 ’20 Trent McIntyre “More than a worthy prospect” There’s an old saying when it comes to evaluating a potential prospect and that is “Trust your eyes.” This statement can be custom made for 6’5 unsigned senior Trent McIntyre. We have seen McIntyre countless times with his travel ball team, New Light Disciples; and with his high school team Piedmont Classical. He led Piedmont Classical to its...

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Phenom Hoops’ Player Watch: 2021 Kylon Lewis (Thomas Dale HS, VA)

The Thomas Dale High School basketball program has seen a complete reversal of fortunes from a year ago. At this time last year, their season was over after a 5-19 campaign but now they’re in the VHSL state semi-finals after a 20-5 season. A huge part of the turnaround has been the stellar and consistent play on both ends of the floor of 6’3 junior guard Kylon Lewis.

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The Last of a Dying Breed

From Magic Johnson to Jason Kidd to Steve Nash, the world has seen an incredible collection of point guards throughout the years. So much so, that we consider those types “true” point guards, even in the modern era—where there are little to none. The question needs to be asked, “What qualifies someone to be a true point guard?” The answer is pretty straightforward but everyone seems to have...

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Is Trae Benham Making “The Leap?”

In all levels of basketball, there is an unspoken transition period where players go from “good” to “elite,” often referred to as “the leap.” This phrase is probably most commonly used at the professional level, where many young, highly-touted prospects tend to make drastic strides forward during the early stages of their respective careers. That being said, it’s also quite applicable to the...

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Concord First Assembly Wins NCISAA 3A State Championship

Concord First Assembly Wins NCISAA 3A State Championship Concord First Assembly 68 Village Christian 48 For coach Frank Cantadore, this has been a magical season.  Concord First Assembly cruised through the NCISAA 3A playoffs and won the state championship on Saturday against a very talented Village Christian team. The margin of victory was much of the same. It was another 20 plus margin of...

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