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Brandon’s Big-Time Ballers at Phenom All-American Camp (Pt. 2)

The inaugural Phenom All American camp came into the weekend as somewhat of an enigma. Greensboro, North Carolina- The Triad played host to the first-ever Phenom All American Camp, our brand and product are recognizable, but until Saturday we hadn’t conducted a true All American Camp. This was another prime opportunity for prospects in the classes of 2020-2024, to get better and boost...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #PhenomAllAmerican

The inaugural Phenom All American camp came into the weekend as some what of an enigma. Greensboro, North Carolina- The Triad played host to the first ever Phenom All American Camp, our brand and product are recognizable, but until Saturday we hadn’t conducted a true All American Camp. This was another prime opportunity for prospects in the classes of 2020-2024, to get better and boost...

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Summer Havoc Final Thoughts

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- With Summer Havoc wrapped up, we officially have one travel ball showcase remaining on the Phenom Hoops schedule. Summer Havoc was four days of non stop hardwood action, dozens of offers were earned, and a number of prospects drove their...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt III #PhenomSummerHavoc

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- We’ve reached the fourth day of Summer Havoc, there have been offers earned and attention grabbed so far. Teams have competed hard for three days and now we’ve arrived at the home stretch, all these prospects and coaches will...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #PhenomSummerHavoc Pt 2

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period! Fort Mill, South Carolina- The Phenom Crew is back at it again in the other Carolina, for the annual Summer Havoc Live Period Showcase. Competitiveness is at its highest, prospects competed in front of dozens of college coaches in search of their next program...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 1 #PhenomSummerHavoc

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period! Fort Mill, South Carolina- The Phenom Crew is back at it again in the other Carolina, for the annual Summer Havoc Live Period Showcase. Competitiveness is at its highest, prospects competed in front of dozens of college coaches in search of their next program...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Part III

It’s July which means travel ball is back and in action, the Phenom Crew has invaded the other Carolina for a weekend full of hoops and storylines!Fort Mill, South Carolina- The action didn’t waste any time picking up here at Comenius School, we had the pleasure of getting a jump on the new wave of talent 13U-15U, at this stage a lot of these underclassmen are relatively unknown and...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers pt 2 #PhenomChampionShowcase

It’s July which means travel ball is back and in action, the Phenom Crew has invaded the other Carolina for a weekend full of hoops and storylines! Fort Mill, South Carolina- The action didn’t waste any time picking up here at Comenius School, we had the pleasure of getting a jump on the new wave of talent 13U-15U, at this stage a lot of these underclassmen are relatively unknown and...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 1 #PhenomChampionShowcase

It’s July which means travel ball is back and in action, the Phenom Crew has invaded the other Carolina for a weekend full of hoops and storylines!Fort Mill, South Carolina- The action didn’t waste any time picking up here at Comenius School, we had the pleasure of getting a jump on the new wave of talent 13U-15U, at this stage a lot of these underclassmen are relatively unknown and...

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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Storylines from the #NCISAASummerShowcase

The second consecutive weekend of the June Live period was down in Concord, North Carolina this weekend, Cannon School was the site and they welcomed this talented field of teams into a highly competitive atmosphere.Concord, North Carolina- Saturday I was locked in on the action at Cannon school covering the second weekend of the NCISAA Summer Showcase, the day started off with an offensive...

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Brandon’s “Big Time Ballers” #NCHSAALivePeriod

A number of the top Public schools throughout the state gathered to battle it out at Queens University of Charlotte campus under the bright lights, teams are far from a finished product but this gives us something to build on.   Charlotte, North Carolina- There was a surplus of talent on display at every position in every grade cycle, colleges from far and wide at every level came out,...

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Storylines from the #NCISSALivePeriod

The weekend was action packed with big time hoops all weekend long throughout the Triad! It's the first go around in this newly structured live period run by state officials and local high schools.

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #NCHSAATOP100

Over the weekend 100 of the top players from all over the Hoop State in the Public School ranks, the competition was top notch, it attracted dozens of college coaches far and wide looking to find the next stars of their programs.   Davie County, North Carolina- The NCHSAA sponsored elite camp kicked things off with a bang, energy was high and college coaches flooded the sidelines to take in...

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Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 2 Phenom Team Camp

Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 2 Phenom Team Camp It was another exciting day at the Phenom Team Camp. Competition was tremendous and the crowds and college coaches in attendance were entertained to terrific play on the court. Before we take a look at the standout players on Day 2, let’s take a look at the top players from Day...

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Brandon’s Big time Ballers #NCISAASummerShowcase

The Hoop States Top Private schools gathered at Greensboro Day School for a star studded summer showcase.Greensboro, North Carolina- This Live Period event gives the Coaches, Scouts, and Media, an opportune chance to checkout some of the best prospects in the state under a controlled team setting. 6’3 2022 Jaden Bradley (Cannon)- Bradley looks the part of a high major floor general, he’s got the...

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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers Part 3

  Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers Part 3 Rankings are fluid by nature. There are many changes along with the way and adjustments are made based upon improvements by players and at times when we just miss out on a prospect. As players get older and we have more quality viewings of a player, rankings have a tendency to level out. We won’t get them all right all the time, but our...

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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers Part 2

Rankings are fluid by nature. There are many changes along with the way and adjustments are made based upon improvements by players and at times when we just miss out on a prospect. As players get older and we have more quality viewings of a player, rankings have a tendency to level out. We won’t get them all right all the time, but our track record over the years have been pretty darn good. In...

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Greensboro Warriors 17U: A Closer Look

When it comes to a true Grassroots travel ball team and organization, be sure to include the Greensboro Warriors. The Warriors have built a foundation with players in the Greensboro general vicinity. This year, we’ve had the pleasure of having the Greensboro Warriors 17U team at several of our Phenom events. The Warriors are coached by Lee Moore. While 6’4 2020 Ahmil Flower of...

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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Biggest Stock Movers

Rankings are fluid by nature. There are many changes along with the way and adjustments are made based upon improvements by players and at times when we just miss out on a prospect. As players get older and we have more quality viewings of a player, rankings have a tendency to level out. We won’t get them all right all the time, but our track record over the years have been pretty darn...

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Triad First 48 Recap & Standouts

The annual Triad 48 hosted by the BlueChip Triad Academy lived up to the billing once again as some of the elite Triad talent battled it out at Forsyth Country Day School. Lewisville, North Carolina- It was quite a spectacle watching this group of athletes compete at their highest levels. The camp provided a stage for established stars to prove their value and other sleepers are looking to make...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #PhenomJMAC

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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The Charlotte Aces closed out #PhenomJMAC in style

In a battle of Queen City powers we saw a highly competitive matchup, where two well coached programs battled it out for two half’s. Fort Mill, South Carolina- Both squads played hard nosed basketball, it was a fast paced contest full of runs throughout. Both teams worked hard to establish a rhythm and take control, in the end the shot making ability of the Aces won out. Standouts 5’7 2021 Amir...

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EA Prep claims the 15U Gold Bracket Title #PhenomJMAC

EA Prep squared off with Carolina Ballin in a contest that felt more like a track meet than a basketball game! Fort Mill, South Carolina- Overall it was a highly competitive game that felt like one with championship implications, EA wanted it more in the end. This group sacrificed for one another, competing for every 50/50 ball unafraid to hit the floor for them, EA shared the rock well and...

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Nation Ford #PhenomJMAC Day one Standouts Pt. 2

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Nation Ford Day one standouts #PhenomJMAC

The Phenom Hoops crew invaded the other Carolina this weekend for the JMAC showcase, this event drew a good amount of hype and it absolutely lived up to the billing! Fort Mill, South Carolina- I had the pleasure of covering court two at Nation Ford high school, and I left away with the amount of talent on display. The prospects listed impressed for various reasons, they all impacted the game for...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

The annual Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic delivered us some big-time performances, key story lines, and collection of breakout prospects coaches need to put some eyes on. Greensboro North Carolina– The David Rose Memorial Day Classic is an event that carries a message and meaning deeper than competition on the hardwood. It’s the story of ultimate sacrifice and selflessness than...

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Brandon Big Time Ballers #PhenomDavidRoseMDC Pt 1

The annual Phenom Hoops David Rose Memorial Day Classic delivered us some big-time performances, key storylines, and collection of breakout prospects coaches need to put some eyes on. Greensboro North Carolina- The David Rose Memorial Day Classic is an event that carries a message and meaning deeper than competition on the hardwood. It’s the story of ultimate sacrifice and selflessness...

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Mid Day Studs #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

The lunch break was much needed fuel for everyone and this next group of standouts found their second winds in my afternoon standouts! Greensboro, North Carolina- You guessed it yes we’re still rocking here at Proehlific park and I’m still holding things down on court two! We’re over halfway through these games and there has been a lot of drama in several nail bitters recently,...

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Early Standouts Court 2 PP #PhenomDavidRoseMDC

Through three games here at Proehlific Park on court two one trend has been one common trend happening and that’s excellent guard play! Greensboro, North Carolina- This first group of standouts have commanded their sides in style, balancing the scoring loads along with working to get teammates involved. 6’4 2021 RJ Noord (Team United)- Noord came out really strong in game one, he poured in...

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