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2021 guard AJ Smith becoming more than just a scorer with Team Charlotte

One of the top sophomores this past season was located at Hickory Grove Christian, as 2021 guard A.J. Smith put on a show.  Averaging 25.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists this past season, Smith has shown that he can compete at a high level and is now doing the same on the AAU circuit with Team Charlotte. Already holding a few Division 1 offers, Smith is starting to catch the attention of...

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2020 6’7 Brady O’Connell looking to capitalize on impressive first year in North Carolina

Brady O’Connell is a junior prospect that may have slid under the radar as of late, as the 6’7 junior finished up his season at Ravenscroft averaging 9.3 points per game.  He is also the younger brother of Duke’s Alex O’Connell, as others may have known. But now, it may be time for people to start recognizing the intrigue and skill set Brady has to offer.  He showcased that recently at the NC...

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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: York County Legends 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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Queen City MS Showcase Team Preview: Big Shots Elite SC 2023

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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No doubt about it… Future stars will be found at the Queen City Middle School Showcase

Over the past 15 years, Phenom Hoops Middle School events have always seemed to bring the fire. The track record is absolutely ridiculous, and it continues year after year. 

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All-Star Weekend Part Two in CLT??

This past weekend the basketball world was centered around the 704 with the NBA All-Star weekend coming to town.  The streets were filled with influencers, celebrities, NBA Stars, and representatives from some of the biggest brands in the country.  The atmosphere in the city was undeniable, there was so much going on in an already busy place, and it felt great to feel like a part of something...

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Wendell Moore & Al-Amir Dawes Head 2 Head! Patrick School Upset Cox Mill in Front of CP3

During NBA All-Star Weekend, Nike came into Charlotte and threw one heck of an event! Complete with NBA stars Karl Anthony Towns and CP3 on the sideline, Cox Mill faced off against the Patrick School. It was a future ACC showdown with Duke signee Wendell Moore (Cox Mill) & Clemson signee Al-Amir Dawes (Patrick School) going head to head. It was a close game, but in this film we did something...

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Nike Invades the HoopState!! Oak Hill Vs. West Charlotte on NBA All Star Weekend

NBA All-Star weekend went crazy in Charlotte. Nike brought some of the top high school basketball players in to play in a 2 game event on Thursday. The night cap of the event was Oak Hill Vs. West Charlotte. So much talent on the floor with Cole Anthony, Patrick Williams, Christian Brown, Cam Thomas, Cartier Jernigan, Kofi Cockburn and more… The highlights were aplenty throughout the game....

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Phenom Hoops NC All-Star Lineups, including Dunk Contest and 3-point Contest

It was All-Star weekend in the state of North Carolina.  The stars were out in Charlotte, with names comes from the Hoop State of North Carolina.  So, Phenom Hoops wanted to have a little fun of our own with a little All-Star flavor.  Each of our scouts had a chance to state who would be in their All-Star lineup from the state of North Carolina, no matter if they were in the senior or freshman. ...

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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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What I Think: Must Watch Storylines from Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

This weekend kicks off the high school basketball season in the Hoop State. North Carolina is the epicenter of high school basketball, when it comes to talent, when it comes to coverage North Carolina is second to none. This weekend will be the first of a few things in the Hoop State. Most notably, Carmel Christian’s Tip Off Classic will be the first time a shot clock is used in game. This event...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || Elite Basketball Tournament in Charlotte Kicks Off the Prep Season This Weekend

Carmel Christian School and Phenom Hoop Report Team Up to Bring Carmel Christian’s Tip-Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report to Charlotte CHARLOTTE – Carmel Christian School is partnering with Phenom Hoop Report to host the first annual Carmel Christian’s Tip-Off Classic on November 9-10 at Carmel Christian School (1145 Pineville Matthews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105). This showcase will feature...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 5/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 5/10) The Mystery of Who is Liberty Heights Who is this school that college coaches have been flocking to, and why have they been going there throughout the open October period?! North Carolina is known for schools who continuously churn out star basketball prospects and put them in college. Great players tend to gravitate...

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Jamie’s List of 5 — NC Junior Phenom (Session 2)

#59 6’1″ 2023 Zion Walker Turrentine Middle (Graham, NC) Walker comes from great blood lines as he is cousins with JamesOn Curry and Junior Robinson. Walker looks like he is next in line to carry the family name. He is very strong, has great length and is very skilled. Walker was a 2-way threat with his ability to both defend the point of attack as well as create offense. He was a...

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Diving in With: Michael Wynn

There has been a lot of recent buzz directed at impact freshmen in a loaded ACC conference and it’s well deserved, among these groups the Wake Forest Demon Deacons brought in a class ranked 23rd nationally and fourth in the ACC according to 247Sports.   The class is headlined by two versatile wing prospects, five star Jaylen Hoard, and four star Isaiah Mucius. The combo guard duo of Jamie...

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Carmel Christian’s Tip Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report

MATTHEWS, NC – Carmel Christian and Phenom Hoop Report have partnered to bring the First Annual Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report. The event will be held at Carmel Christian’s brand-new state of the art facility which was debuted last season. On November 9-10 the event will bring together nine of the top teams from around the region to compete. Phenom Hoop Report’s...

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Today’s 5 to Know — Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase

Today’s 5 to Know Phenom’s Queen City Middle School Showcase What a great day of basketball. The players, the teams, the fans everyone came alive and the gym was rocking at times. With named programs like Team United, Team Loaded, Upward Stars, Team Charlotte and NC Red Storm. There were some great local teams who played great team basketball like Tournament Time out of West Virginia, Capital...

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Jamie’s Hot Take After a Career High for Grant Williams

Taking a look back and some of the articles we wrote about Tennessee sophomore Grant Williams, they seem to all have one common theme…don’t look at his size, look at his production. We provided titles like, “You Can’t Measure Heart”, “Playing With An Edge” and “Something To Prove…”. Even back then it was apparent, current Tennessee sophomore Grant Williams was vastly under-recruited because of...

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