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A Closer Look: Team Passion 16U

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Rock Hill, South Carolina for another phenomenal four-day stretch of quality basketball. We had a heavy variety of college coaches in attendance, allowing for a ton of kids to showcase their talents on a bigger stage. Team Passion drew a lot of buzz entering this event and were able to follow through, bringing two extremely entertaining and competitive...

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Phenom Hoop Report – Te’Shaun Knightnor

Te’Shaun Knightnor 6’6 195 2020 Woodside High School, Newport News VA Te’Shaun is one the most athletic players in the 757 and is incredibly versatile.  He is a double figure scorer and rebounder; he defends multiple positions, scores in a variety of ways and is very good in transition as a finisher and a passer.  He is very adept at moving off the ball and finding spots to receive a pass and...

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KennyO’s #PhenomSummerHavoc Baller Alert

These 25 players stood out at some point in this scouts eye. In no particular order.

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Sad Sam’s Final Day Summer Havoc Recap

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the broiling piedmont. The Great One is here to recap the final day of the Phenom Summer Havoc event at Nation Ford HS in Fort Mill. It was an incredible 4 days complete with big comebacks, clutch shots, buzzer beater, etc. The Sad One will now recap the games, name his final day Serious 6, and make mention of some extra effort players. To the...

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Bendel’s Best: Summer Havoc (Part Three)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled back to Rock Hill, South Carolina for the final live period of the summer. We hosted our Summer Havoc from Thursday to Sunday at Comenius, Catawba Ridge, and Nation Ford. There were over one hundred college coaches to walk through our doors and various players received offers across the event. This article will take a closer look at some of the most...

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Bendel’s Best: Summer Havoc (Part Two)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled back to Rock Hill, South Carolina for the final live period of the summer. We hosted our Summer Havoc from Thursday to Sunday at Comenius, Catawba Ridge, and Nation Ford. There were over one hundred college coaches to walk through our doors and various players received offers across the event. This article will take a closer look at some of the most...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Summer Havoc

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled back to Rock Hill, South Carolina for the final live period of the summer. We hosted our Summer Havoc from Thursday to Sunday at Comenius, Catawba Ridge, and Nation Ford. There were over one hundred college coaches to walk through our doors and various players received offers across the event. This article will take a closer look at some of the most...

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Sad Sam’s Day 3 recap from Summer Havoc LIVE

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the vacationing piedmont. The Sadster is here to recap Day 3 at Phenom Summer Havoc in Fort Mill, SC. We will now recap games mainly from Court 3 and will look at his Serious 6 for the day. To the recaps!!!! NC ICE 2021 deported Rock Nation Impact 75-45. Isaiah Escobar tallied 15 points and Lorne “Adama” Green scored 13 for ICE. (Those of you...

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Afternoon Standouts at Day Four of Phenom Summer Havoc

5’8 ’20 Shakeem White (Carolina Dream Team) No player has shot the ball better than White, who was absolutely unstoppable from beyond the arc during this contest. He’s slightly undersized, but sets up and moves so well without the ball for easy spot-up opportunities. That being said, White was also able to create for himself off the bounce and displayed the ability to make the right read when...

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Early Standouts at Day Four of Phenom Summer Havoc

5’11 ’22 AJ Cook (CC Elite) The high-IQ floor general was easily the most impressive prospect on this CC Elite squad. This team has plenty of shooters and scorers, but Cook’s ability to consistently create for others with poise and craftiness makes him extremely difficult for opposing guards. He sees the entire floor, especially in transition, and is capable of shooting efficiently from the...

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Doughty’s Dominators at Summer Havoc Live (P.2)

By: Gerroid Doughty Phenom Summer Havoc is an exciting event. I truly enjoyed myself watching all the action. I’m Coach Gerroid Doughty and I like strong guard play. I take that back I love strong guard play. Big men do their thing down low, but most won’t do anything without a guard or wing player getting them the ball. I love the quickness and aggressiveness of these guys. I especially like...

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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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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Saturday Standouts

6’1 2020 Jake Ledbetter: NC Spartans East Ledbetter is an incredibly smooth operator when on the ball and lethal off the catch when he’s off of it.  He plays the game with a cerebral approach, never wavering from his calm approach.  He plays the game with flare, showing the ability to really heat up from beyond the arc.  Ledbetter consistently makes the right reads when initiating the offense...

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Evening Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Summer Havoc

6’4 ’21 Christian Cornish (CC Elite) The strong, athletic wing prospect continues to show absolute flashes of dominance on both sides of the ball. Cornish is aggressive and utilizes his body incredibly well to absorb contact when attacking the basket, which he’s able to do with consistency. He possesses IQ, size, strength, range, and a clear two-way identity. Cornish is one that college coaches...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Summer Havoc

6’5 ’21 Omarion Farrar (Capital City Pacers) The long, athletic wing prospect opened the day with an excellent two-way showing and essentially led his team in all statistical categories. Farrar shot the ball well from the perimeter but really stood out for his rebounding and ability to attack the basket. He was an excellent leader from start to finish and made multiple critical plays down the...

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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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Sad Sam’s Day 2 recap from Summer Havoc Live

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the watching -live-period-events piedmont! The Great One is here to recap Day 2 of Phenom Summer Havoc. He covered pieces of Courts 1, 2 and 3 today and saw stellar performances including a late 3 pointer to set up a 1 point win. There’s more to come tomorrow so let’s get to today’s game recaps…. The 2022 Greensboro Warriors sneaked...

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Flomo’s Fab Five: Day 2 of #PhenomSummerHavoc Part I

For high school players interested in auditioning for a college scholarship, July is a very important month and Phenom Summer Havoc is the perfect location. It’s the live period, this is the time to prove yourself. This afternoon, we had a great deal of college coaches in attendance. Here is part one of my standouts from today’s action: 2019 6’4 Guard Trent McIntrye (17U New Light Disciples)...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Summer Havoc

5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Cobras) The slightly undersized point guard was easily one of the most impressive performers in attendance. Dawkins is intelligent and runs a team with phenomenal poise, always looking to set up his teammates and make the best possible play. He shot the ball at a high level from beyond the arc and made a ton of scrappy plays defensively. This next year should be a very...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Early Friday Standouts

6’5 2022 Travis Shaw: Greensboro Warriors 15u We already know about Shaw as a high level football kid, but his basketball abilities need some recognition as well.  He’s a strong bodied post that possesses excellent footwork, soft hands, and great court awareness.  He’s an excellent vocal leader that anchors this Greensboro Warrior squad on the defensive end, getting his guys in the right place...

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Who’s the Greatest?

  It’s a question that pops up in numerous basketball discussions: who’s the best NBA player of all time? The responses vary and usually depend on which generation is being asked. The older heads may go with legends like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar or Michael Jordan. Younger hoopers grew up watching guys like Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, and LeBron James. Regardless the choice, it’s a question...

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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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Sad Sam’s Day 1 Summer Havoc Recap

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the hot and humid piedmont. The Amazing One is here to give his Day 1 recap of the Summer Havoc event in Fort Mill. He mainly covered Court 1 but there was plenty of action to recap nevertheless. He will also name his “Serious 6” from the day. To the recaps!…. Full Court defeated SCBA 17U 65-58. Jackson Krisko had 18 and Noah Caulder added...

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Doughty’s Dominators (Day 1 of Summer Havoc)

Day One!! Phenom Summer Havoc Live!! The first day was filled with great matchups of teams and players. Today I was at Nations Ford High School in Ft. Mills SC. I woke up this morning expecting to see some great basketball games and I wasn’t disappointed. All four Courts Were buzzing all day long. From the first tip-off to the last. These are my Dominate Guys. Players who controlled the game for...

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