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Being apart of Long Island’s HS Hoops Cinderella Story: A Reflection

Reading Time: 8 minutesA few months ago, I remember casually scrolling through TikTok, not thinking anything of it. A video came up of a Boston College senior being interviewed after his last college game ever. He was asked, “What are young going to take away as your best memory on playing basketball?”. His answer was simple and unexpected: “Going out to eat”. At the time, I wasn’t able to relate. Flash forward about six months and the thing I am going to miss the most about my high school basketball team is going out to eat. Basketball has always...

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The One-Handed Hooper: Hansel Emmanuel

Reading Time: 3 minutesHansel “Kikimita” Emmanuel at age six was a normal kid in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He spent his days at school and hanging out with his friends playing various games. Emmanuel had a special love for sports. Hansel could be found playing baseball but his true love was basketball due to his father’s professional background in the Dominican Republic as he played in the professional leagues and spent time with the national team. Hansel looked up to LeBron James and considered him a hero. However, things took a drastic and sharp turn for Hansel. One day...

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Buckeyes Basketball: April Offseason Review #1

Reading Time: 6 minutesLast time you guys heard from me, we took a look at Ohio State’s March Offseason News, which consisted of draft news, scheduling, and more. If you have not checked it out, be sure to! This article will be an April review, same concept, but new month. However, with so much happening this month, I have split this into two separate articles, a part one and part two. Let’s get started! Buckeyes Basketball Entering 2022 Maui Invitational, Their Fourth Ever in a Loaded Field MAUI! We love the Maui Invitational! In the 39th annual Maui Jim...

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Buckeyes Basketball: March Offseason Review

Reading Time: 6 minutesWith so much Ohio State Basketball news to dive into lately, I’ve decided to create two “super” articles containing all of the content. Everything from recruiting, transfers, draft news, and even scheduling, I have essentially become your one and only Phenom Media Buckeyes Insider, with Buckeye news that may have been overlooked recently. This first one represents the month of March, following the Buckeyes defeat in the NCAA Tournament. Marshall Guard Jarrod West Transfers to Louisville Over Buckeyes, Pittsburgh “All three coaching staffs are really good at what they do. They’ve been successful during their time...

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Interview With 4-Star Maryland Basketball Commit Paul Lewis

Reading Time: 2 minutesMaryland recently landed the commitment of 4-star Point Guard Paul Lewis. Lewis who is a local product is ranked as the 19th best Point guard, the 9th best player in Virginia and the 108th best player overall in the class of 2022. Lewis goes to Bishop O. Connel High School in Virginia, the same high school that produced former Terp great, Melo Trimble. I had the pleasure of discussing with Lewis about his commitment, NBA, Kicks and more! Q: What were the main factors in your decision to commit to Maryland? A: Maryland has always been...

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