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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — What is All the Buzz Surrounding Word of God?!

Over the past 10 years, Word of God Christian Academy (the Holy Rams) has built itself into a national entity. With putting top-level talent on its roster, year in and year out, like John Wall, Dez Wells, CJ Leslie, TJ Warren, Torian Graham, Zach Newkirk, etc..etc..etc…every gym the Holy Rams walked into, they garnered your attention. Well, the start of the 2019-20 season has them right...

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Teams and players make good impressions on Day 1 of the JMAC Showcase

The first day of the Phenom Hoops JMAC Showcase was nothing short of electric.   High energy, high scores, and high crowd engagement added to the already competitive atmosphere.  In post-game interviews, many players confirmed that this is a high caliber tournament with tough teams and great opportunities for exposure.   A matchup worth noting Is the 17U showcase between the Juice All-Stars...

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Early Player Standouts at Phenom’s JMAC Showcase

FIBA 6’2 ’22 Lebron Thomas- The point guard prospect was easily the most impressive performer from the first slate of games. He managed the game incredibly well, showing poise with the ball in his hands and only looking to score as needed. Thomas sets up his teammates at a high level and has the necessary vision to make some unbelievable passes.   Team Synergy 6’2 ’21 LJ Johnson- The long,...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Challenge Live (Wings/Forwards)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Spartanburg, South Carolina for the first live period of the early summer season. There were over 150 teams in attendance from all over the region, college-level talent was on display, and college coaches of all levels were sitting baseline throughout the weekend. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of my personal standouts from the...

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Prospects at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE who Would Look Good in the American Athletic Conference

It is that time of year. Regional schools are mapping out their April Live periods. With only 3 days of LIVE period (well 2 really if you consider you cannot start until 6 on Friday and have to be done by 4 on Sunday) this year it is imperative that college coaches see the right players. In this series, we are taking a look at various leagues around this region and the players these coaching...

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Saiquone Harris & AJ Thompson Put ALL D1s on Notice!! Deadly Duo TAKE OVER #PhenomStayPositive

The April Pre-Live Period is set for Breakouts ... With Phenom Hoops, there is no better stage to perform on. 6'4" 2020 point guard AJ Thompson and 6'7" 2020 wing Saiquone Harris took advantage of this stage and made sure these D1 coaches new their names.

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Juice All-Stars should have college coaches lining the baseline to watch

Each and every weekend at Phenom Hoops, it provides our scouts, coaches, and fans to look at some of the next upcoming talents but it also provides a platform for players who haven’t received the attention they deserve to shine. At the Phenom Stay Positive, players took advantage of the platform but it is rare that a whole team has talent that should be tracking on so many levels for college...

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Juice All-Stars Claim 17U Championship at Phenom Stay Positive

The Juice All-Stars have always done an excellent job of assembling a talented roster without necessarily needing the draw of a shoe-circuit program and this year’s team is no different. College coaches should start laying groundwork here, as this team has an abundance of prospects that already look prepared for the next level. They grinded through a relatively difficult journey to reach the...

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