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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers PT.1 #PhenomChallengeLive

The lone Spring live period is upon us and we wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere other than the great city of Spartanburg, hundreds of players from rising freshmen to unsigned seniors are coming in with something to prove! Spartanburg, South Carolina- The Phenom Hoops crew is back at it again for another action-packed live period, two things you can count on players will be tested competition...

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Elijah Jamison X Brock Williams: BEST BACKCOURT in the #HoopState?

Check out highlights from Brock Williams and Elijah Jamison. Williams and Jamison will comprise the starting backcourt for Team Loaded NC 16's this spring and summer. Brock currently attends Burlington Christian while Elijah attends Louisburg HS. Look for both guards to garner D1 offers this upcoming season!

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Jayden Seymour & Tristan Maxwell LEAD A RELOADED Team CLT at Phenom Opening!!! Raw Highlights!

Check out highlights from Jayden Seymour and Tristan Maxwell from Team CLT. Both made the jump over after spending time on different circuits last season and are looking to gel before the start of the live period. Here are some of their highlights from this weekend's Phenom Opening event.

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D1 BREAKOUTS!! Zack Austin & Jakob Moore ANNIHILATE Phenom’s Opening || Team Winston RAW Highlights

This is the perfect platform for a breakout!! You had national media, college coaches, ridiculous talent and a gym filled with fans. In today's world of positionless basketball, players able to defend multiple positions are at a really high quantity. Team Winston has TWO players who can defend across the floor.

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Stay Positive Team Preview: Charlotte Nets 2021 – Gainey

April is one of the biggest months when it comes to the AAU season.  Players and teams are looking to play in the right events, which is why Phenom Hoop Report is hoping to provide that platform all month long. We kick off the month of April in a big way with the Stay Positive, as teams from all over the region will come to compete.  Nationally ranked players and teams, along with unsigned...

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Stay Positive Team Preview: Foothills Legacy 17u

April is one of the biggest months when it comes to the AAU season.  Players and teams are looking to play in the right events, which is why Phenom Hoop Report is hoping to provide that platform all month long. We kick off the month of April in a big way with the Stay Positive, as teams from all over the region will come to compete.  Nationally ranked players and teams, along with unsigned...

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2019 6’8 Jalyn McCreary commits to South Carolina

Jayln McCreary has been a name floating around the area for quite some time now.  The 6'8 prospect has been one of the biggest remaining targets for schools around the area but on Monday, he announced that he would be ending his recruitment and would be joining head coach Frank Martin at South Carolina.

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Phenom Alum: Virginia’s Mamadi Diakite

What a journey it has been for Virginia’s junior Mamadi Diakite. Phenom Hoop Report has watched this young man grow into the player he is today, the one that has played a huge role for his team and now has hit one of the biggest shots in Virginia’s history, sending them to the 2019 Final Four. The growth of Diakite’s game has been impressive from when we first saw him, as he has put in the work...

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CRAZY DUNKS!! HS Teammates Darius Boatwright & Allen Williamson SHOW OUT in Pee Dee All Star Game

Wilson High School made it all the way to the South Carolina 4A State Title game behind the play of senior duo Allen Williamson and Darius Boatwright ... Both players have immense upside and both are unsigned seniors.

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Best Shooters

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Breakouts

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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Coach T’s Top Shooters from NC Phenom 150 Camp

By: Antonio Threadgill Onto the guys that I felt like could really shoot the ball the best 3 shooters in camp. My first shooter was #20 Mekhi Goree 5’8 2020 of Statesville High School this kid caught fire in the first game hitting 7 three-pointers in a game. Once he got going everyone knows about it as they were anticipating every three-pointer he shot going through the next. The kid did an...

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Coach T’s Top Unsigned Seniors from NC Phenom 150 Camp

By: Antonio Threadgill Top unsigned 2019 players that I think are flying under the radar. The first one is #23 Demitrios Dixon 6’0 2019 of Mallard Creek in Charlotte. Players really seem to like playing with this guard because of his unselfish play.  He is a pass first kid of guard that does a good job of getting the ball to his teammates in scoring position. He does a good job of changing...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: NCTop80

The prestigious NC Top 80 has hosted the top talent in all of the Hoop State the last several years, this years edition didn’t disappoint. Greensboro, North Carolina- Phenom Hoops NC Top 80 camp is unique in it’s own right, due mostly in part to the amass of talent assembled together under one roof for competition. This camp provides coaches, media and, spectators alike an...

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LET’S DISCUSS … NCs 2022 Rankings Round Table || Who’s at the Top & Who to Watch For

North Carolina is the Hoop State for a reason, but right now, more than ever, the talent in North Carolina is consistently among the top in the country. Well look at the 2022, freshman, class and you will see that trend is not stopping anytime...

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LET’S DISCUSS — NC Top 80 Round Table || Best Memories & What’s to Come!!

The North Carolina Top 80 has been a staple of North Carolina’s premier talent. The prestigious, invite-only camp has seen its fair share of top talent come through its doors with the likes of Dennis Smith Jr, Coby White, Devon Dotson, Bam Adebayo, Grant Williams, Luke Maye and many many others. This is the 6th annual NC Top 80 and the talent is as good as it has ever been. Expect to see...

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PHR’s Rick Lewis joins Pirate Radio

Phenom Hoop Report’s Rick Lewis was a special guest on Pirate Radio to talk about his son, Tyler Lewis, who is the Coordinator of Video Operations at East Carolina.  He speaks about his journey to Greenville, the opportunity that was presented to him, and much more.  Add on to that, Rick speaks about the start of Phenom Hoops and all the details surrounding what it takes to make Phenom...

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Mikey Dukes Vs. Jordan Jones Gets HEATED! High Level PG’s COMPETE!

Mikey Dukes is a known commodity, as the Clemson running back commit was also a heavily recruited basketball player prior to his commitment. Jordan Jones is an unknown commodity who is ready to break onto the scene. This was a great matchup, that went back and forth with Jones taking the first half and Dukes taking second. This was a great battle in the Quarter Finals of the SCISA playoffs...

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VICIOUS!! Jordan Burch Catches RIDICULOUS Body! Isaiah Caldwell BREAKS OUT!

Jordan Burch is a noted football player. He was just given his 5th star as a defensive lineman. However, Burch is also a very good basketball player. The 6’6″ junior lefty has an array of moves with ball skills, touch and nimble feet. Here he matches up with fellow junior Isaiah Caldwell and a great battle, back and forth. Caldwell is a 6’4″ guard at Heathwood Hall. He...

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Josiah James Makes it Look Easy … He DOES IT ALL as Porter Gaud CRUISES in SCISA Playoff Win!

McDonald’s All American Josiah James is one of the best players in the country. Tabbed as a 6’7″ Point Guard, he has the skills to dominate on both ends of the floor, all over the court. This week James, and his Porter Gaud team, is vying for their 4th consecutive state championship. This is something unparalleled, however “unparalleled” seems to be what Porter Gaud...

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Kelton Talford Goes CRAZY for a Double/Double in Only 2 Quarters!! Great Falls ROLLS!

Junior Kelton Talford is one of the most underrated players in the state of South Carolina. The 6’7″ forward has led his Great Falls team to a 2 loss season and a #1 ranking in South Carolina’s 1A division. He is averaging a double double every night out. Add in 2 steals and 3 blocks per game and you see why he is underrated. Only carrying a Maryland Eastern Shore offer, more...

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Nike’s Own The Game Invitational: Player Standouts 

Phenom Hoops headed over to Johnson C. Smith on Thursday, as it was a packed house that ultimately left some outside due to the facility reaching capacity.  With the talent on the floor, we are not surprised at all for the turnout.  Luckily, we were able to get in and check out some of the top prospects from around the country.  Cox Mill took on The Patrick School to start the night off, with...

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Calvary Looks to Survive and Advance

Tuesday night Calvary Day opened up post season play against a very scrappy Cary Christian group.Winston Salem, North Carolina- The Cougars used a nice fourth quarter run due to some amped up defensive efforts and hot shooting, to pull away firmly in this contest. Calvary has a veteran core and this group as a whole played one of the toughest slates in the entire state, the team has pretty much...

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Live With Brandon Blakney EP. 1

On the latest release of the remastered podcast Live With Brandon Blakney, Brandon discussed an array of topics happening throughout the hoops world. Is Southwest Guilford the best in 3A? The Piedmont Triad 3A conference has been FULL of talent since its formation several years ago, this season is no different as Southwest Guilford looks like the best public school in the state. They’re blowing...

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Queen City MS Showcase Team Preview: WNC Warriors Elite 14u

The Queen City Middle School Showcase brings a fantastic event to the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, giving families, friends, and fans a chance to see the next upcoming talent around the area.    Every year, players and teams showcase their abilities in front of hundreds of fans and scouts with Phenom Hoops.  It is also a chance to learn early and gain national exposure at an early age, as...

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