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Tristan Maxwell “Wired to Score”

Tristan Maxwell “Wired to Score”  Tristan Maxwell has excellent family genes. His father Vernon is a retired NBA player. Vernon played 13 seasons professionally and starred at the University of Florida and led the Gators to their first ever NCAA tournament appearance. In addition, Vernon earned the nickname “Mad Max” for his clutch 3-point shooting and scored a career high 51 points....

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Notes and Player Standouts from NCAA Basketball Academy East Region

This event was the start of something new and different, and of course, with anything that’s new, there will always be some pushback! However, here is some of my insight into the NCAA Basketball Academy East Region, from the perspective of a chaperone. Cons: Keep in mind I was not involved physically with what I viewed as a very strenuous training. After talking with my son who is taking time...

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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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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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NBA Top 100 Camp: Phenom Hoops’ Prospects

Each year, the NBA Top 100 Camp is re-established as one of (if not the) premier camps across the entire country. They accomplish this task by bringing in a consistently strong level of talent from all regions. This event marks the first opportunity for NBA scouts to analyze and evaluate these young up-and-comers. The camp setting makes for a tougher evaluation process, but that shouldn’t be as...

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NBA Top 100 Camp Rosters Announced; Congrats to All!

Coming up in just under a week from now, some of the top players from around the country will be heading to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the NBA Top 100, an event that Phenom Hoops will be covering throughout. The list was recently announced, with quite a few names that have been marquee names with Phenom Hoops.  We just want to get a huge congrats to all the players, especially...

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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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Team Charlotte bringing the talent on all levels to the JMAC Showcase

One program that everyone should know already will be the Team Charlotte program, as they will be bringing several teams to the event this weekend.  Team Charlotte 17u, 16u, 15u, and 12u will all be in attendance and you don’t want to miss some of the top talents around the area.

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Josh Level Classic Preview: Team Johnson

Over six years ago, Josh Level tragically passed away on the basketball court when his heart stopped from a viral infection. Since then, the folks within the Josh Level Classic and SmileForJosh Foundation have done a valiant job to keep his memory alive while raising money for a truly great cause. This game seems to grow tremendously each year and is now arguably set to have the most talented...

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Jaden Seymour, AJ Smith, & Tristan Maxwell READY TO RUN CHARLOTTE! Team CLT 17U Raw Highlights!!!

Check out highlights from Team CLT 17U, who RELOADED in a MAJOR way! They're led by Jaden Seymour, AJ Smith, & Tristan Maxwell this season on the Under Armour Association. These highlights are from the Phenom Opening AAU tournament. They'll be competing this weekend at the Phenom Stay Positive.

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Derrick Partee   #8:5’11 ’21 Cedric Patterson (Gaston Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a fairly intriguing skillset throughout his time at camp, Cedric Patterson. He’s a wiry, quick guard prospect that can play either backcourt position due to his blend of ball-handling and perimeter shooting. Patterson is able to make plays for himself and...

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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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West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap

West Charlotte vs. North Mecklenburg Game Recap Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover the NCHSAA 4A match up between two of the traditional power teams in the I Meck Conference. North Mecklenburg entered the contest with an 8-0 conference record and 15-2 overall while West Charlotte came in with a 6-2 conference record and 12-5 overall  record. As always, the game...

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North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown

North Mecklenburg vs. West Charlotte: I Meck 4A Showdown It’s the battle of the Titans, two of the perennial basketball powerhouses going head to head in an early season I Meck 4A conference game. North Meck brings in a 6-0 record while West Charlotte sports a 4-2. Both teams love to get out in transition, apply defensive pressure and have tremendous speed in the backcourt. The ace in the...

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Bojangles Bash Saturday Standouts

The weather on the outside for the final day of the Bojangles Bash was cold and rainy, but the action inside  Ridge View High School was getting hot and was once again packed to a capacity sold out crowd. There were plenty of storylines and exciting games that continues to make the Bojangles Bash one of the premier basketball tournaments. Before we get started with Saturday’s Standouts, be...

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Brandon Lee’s storylines to monitor: Phenom HS Jamboree

The second session of our high school jamboree was jam packed with buckets, competitive hoops, and enticing storylines all around! Everyone in attendance got a good preview of some of the top teams in the state, the big names came through and rocked out, and some sleepers caught the eyes of college coaches in the building. Greensboro, North Carolina- Northwest Guilford was the scene for an...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Morning Session)

Independence: 6’0 ’19 Raja Milton The point guard knows his skillset incredibly well on both ends of the floor. Milton understands how to really bother opponents with his motor and attention to detail on defense, displaying great anticipation and forcing numerous turnovers during this contest. He communicates exceptionally well and is a true team-first player. Milton shot the ball decently well...

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Brandon Lee’s Breakout Watch

With an abundance of talent throughout the state of North Carolina it’s hard sometimes to keep track of all the prospects. Teams lose players to graduation and transfers, in retrospect other players find themselves in different situations.   Young guys will be expected to grow up a year older now, and some role players will be counted on to step into leadership positions. With the stage set...

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Phenom High School Jamboree Session 1: North Mecklenburg High School

The 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree will take place Saturday, November 3rd at Northwest Guilford High School and Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. This event has always gathered some of the top private and public school teams in the state and this year is no exception. 40 teams and 60 games will be played in an exhibition format. North Meck finished 27-2 last season and...

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Open Gym Tour: North Mecklenburg High School

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Huntersville, North Carolina to cover North Mecklenburg open gym. When one thinks of North Meck basketball, coach Duane Lewis comes to mind. He’s the fixture of the program. He attended and played at  North Meck. He has coached at North Meck for 20 years and has built a perennial powerhouse program. Last year, North Meck finished 27-2 and was returning the nucleus...

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Coach Rick “North Carolina 2020 Dream Team” Part 2

We at Phenom Hoop Report released our updated August rankings of the North Carolina 2020 class. http://www.phenomhoopreport.com/rankings/2020-north-carolina-rankings/ and earlier we published our North Carolina Dream Team which consisted of the top five players in the class. http://www.phenomhoopreport.com/2018/08/17/coach-rick-north-carolina-2020-dream-team/ The North Carolina 2020 is so deep...

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