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Names and places have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these coaches, players or schools. If you haven’t read part 1 of this series click here to […]

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Part I – Working The Phones Names and places have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these coaches, players or schools. Seated at a minuscule desk forced […]

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As in past years when I’ve covered the EYBL, I’m always impressed by the format and organization – it’s a fantastic chance to scout many of the top recruits in a single location. This year the big draws were Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum, the #1 and #2 players in the 2016 class respectively. I […]

SSS-2015

The 2015 Southeast Summer Showcase was once again loaded with high level Division I and Division II talent, including Kris Monroe (SF, 6’6″, 2018), JP Moorman (F, 6’6″, 2017) and Andrew Zauzama (PF, 6’7″, 2017). Here’s a rebroadcast of the championship game. Rosters: Home (White Jerseys) 17 Marquise Green 116 Andrew Tauzama Away (Blue Jerseys) […]

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Brandon Mayhan 6 2 Morehead High School Team Phoenix Ritch Deshawn Patterson 5 10 undecided River City Reign NC Brandon Childress 6 0 Wesleyan Christian Academy Karolina Diamonds Joe Stone 6 1 Riverview High Devonte Barker 6 4 Faith Assembly Christian Academy NC Elite Devon Dotson 6 1 Providence Day Deshaun Leftwich 6 3 Trinity […]

jalen-spicer

Jalen Spicer C/O 2017 Team CP3, Point Guard- Jalen is one or the more underrated guards in the state for the class of 2017, although he is not the tallest player on the floor by any means, he clearly knows how to play the game at a very high level and how the Point Guard […]

Rick Lewis Phenom 150

To say that North Carolina is a hotbed of grassroots basketball is an understatement, and one of the most pivotal and influential people involved in the AAU and high school scene is Rick Lewis, a nationally know basketball scout whose company, Phenom Hoop Report, organizes and runs dozens of events throughout the year. Rick and […]