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Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Myers Park, A National Level Team”

Phenom Open Gym Tour: “Myers Park, A National Level Team” Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte to cover Myers Park open gym. Charlotte, Old Dominion, and Wofford were in attendance for the Friday afternoon workout and scrimmage. Last season, Myers Park finished 17-9 playing one of the most difficult and challenging schedules for a NCHSAA public school team, but coach Scott Taylor has plenty to be...

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Phenom Hoops Player Profile: Sam Walters

Height: 6’3 Class: 2023 School: Myers Park Travel Team: PSB Larkin Freshman Season (JV): N/A (16-0-2 Record) Sophomore Season: 4.9 PPG, 0.9 SPG, 52% FG Junior Season: 6.4 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1.4 APG, 1.0 SPG, 37% 3P What Was Recently Said (7/27/22): When talking about the incredibly loaded Myers Park roster, most people are quick to cite names like Bishop Boswell, Sir Mohammed, and Sadiq White....

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Pure Dominance: PSB Larkin

Chemistry is such a significant part of basketball. It’s intangible and immeasurable but can often be the ultimate factor for a given team’s success or ceiling. Due to this, we’ve seen teams comprised of quality players overthrow “better” opponents countless times throughout all levels of the game. Obviously, talent is required, but this is why games are played instead of determined on paper....

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Is Myers Park the Top Public-School Team in North Carolina?

Each year, the high school basketball landscape tends to reset, reshuffle, and ultimately redistribute the “who’s who” of NCHSAA and NCISAA. This practice is much more evident within the public-school ranks, as kids can freely opt to transfer to a private or independent program (weakening public schools and bolstering the new destination). Last season, the top public-school program was probably...

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Phenom 1-on-1: 2023 Sam Walters

Phenom Hoops continues their recruiting coverage, bringing you another 1-on-1. This time, we spoke with 2023 6’8 Sam Walters from Villages Charter and the Florida Rebels, as he is ranked as a Top-100 prospect for his class.  We speak to him about the summer so far with the Rebels and how he has been able to fit in with his team, but we also talk about some of the latest in his recruitment. ...

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Reece’s Standouts: Phenom G3 (Day 1)

by: Ethan Reece 2025 Josh Yates (Carolina Riptide)With the varying rosters you see of fill-in players week to week, Josh was a nice addition needed to pull out the win tonight for the 2024 Riptide. He calmly took over the point and was exciting too see a young guy step into a new environment teamwise and be a leader with his actions and voice. He’s got a great strong build for a young guard yet...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Good Guys vs. Cancer (Day 2, Part 2)

2022 Joseph Thompson (South Central): Thompson stepped up big for his team on both ends of the floor.  He helped create his team’s lead early by making plays on the defensive end, creating steals, and quickly turning them into points on the other end.  He recorded three steals in the game and capitalized on all of them, as well as scoring effectively inside the arc.  Showcases a...

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Game Report: Chambers vs Myers Park

On Tuesday night, we had the pleasure of watching one of the top public school matchups in the state as Julius L. Chambers hosted Myers Park. In the first half, Chambers jumped out to a double-digit lead. Their defensive pressure was key in this run as they were able to force turnovers that led to easy baskets on the offensive end. At one point the lead got up to 18 points, as Chambers’...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from #CHC12 (Day 1, Part 2)

2022 Ji’meion Brown (York Prep): Brown brings good size and versatility to the floor at 6’7, being effective in an array of ways and showing off his mobility at his size. Brown helped in an array of ways to help secure the big win, scoring down low, running the floor well, being active on defense with five steals, and helping on the boards; just a glimpse of all that he can do on the court. 2023...

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Open Gym Tour: Myers Park High School

Myers Park has established themselves as consistent contenders in the NCHSAA 4A classification over recent years with well rounded teams that blend high level talent with glue guys that buy into the programs values and this year’s squad is a perfect representation of this program. The combination of high level division one talent with guys that know how to win despite not being major recruits...

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Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 16

Team 16 Coach: Kenneth Hunter #0: 5’8 ’22 Quentin Rice (Morganton) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to control the action on both ends of the floor, Quentin Rice. He’s a smart, quick, heady point guard prospect with a tight handle, sharp vision, and great defensive prowess. Rice breaks down opponents with ease and makes plays for himself and others with...

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Phenom Open Gym: Myers Park

Heading to another gym, we hit the road to Myers Park to check out a very intriguing team. This is a program that has been a staple in the Charlotte area under head coach Scott Taylor, winning several big games and having big-time players that produce. Some of those players have now left but there is a lot of young and talented prospects coming through the gym at Myers Park. Let’s dive...

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North Carolina Jr. Phenom 150 Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Don Ledford   #24: 5’8 ’23 Grayson Cathey (Greensboro, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to provide his team with a consistent two-way presence, Grayson Cathey. He’s a wiry guard prospect with a quality feel and unselfish, team-first mentality. Cathey scored as needed, but it was his defensive prowess that made the strongest impact. Next in his...

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Brandon’s big time Ballers: NC JR Phenom

The Jr Phenom Camp didn't disappoint, the next generation of high school stars are in training, several prospects caught my eye throughout the day for multiple reasons. These guys are in the early stages and most are still learning the game this is an introductory into their hoops resume. 

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NC Junior Phenom Fab 5 2023 Class

Standing the test of time, the 15th Annual NC Junior Phenom camp took place Saturday, March 2nd at Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. As usual, the event enjoyed a wealth of talent especially at the 2023 and 2024. In today’s issue, we are going to look at the FIVE FAB from the 2023 class.   No. 48 5’10 2023 William Ottom (Daniels Middle School, Raleigh, NC)...

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Miles Magical Five: Late Morning #NCJrPhenom

#67 6’2 2024 Dylan Deluca (Indian Trail, NC) Deluca is a high IQ young big man that does an excellent job working hard on the glass and scoring with his back to the basket.  He faced multiple double teams and rarely made a mistake in regards to his decision making when it came to finding the open man out of the post.  His footwork on the block is very advanced, and as he grows he should...

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