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Mar 29

Nike Hoop Summit: Meet Team USA

By sarahhecht Posted in: nikehoopsummit
Every year the top high school basketball talent in the country is assembled to compete in the Nike Hoop Summit.  USA vs. the World.

As we count down the days to April 9th, I’ll tell you about the two teams, past participants and the local Jesuit High School student selected to play this year.

Up first: Team USA

Team USA is comprised of high school seniors selected to the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team. This year members of the team have committed to top college basketball programs like Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida. Needless to say, they’re the best of the best.

Being invited to participate in the Nike Hoop Summit is an honor. The outstanding men selected to the USA roster are all dedicated to the game. But these guys aren’t just about basketball. The Team USA members took some time to fill out personal profiles for the Nike Hoop Summit website, and they are a vast array of characters. There are Kool-Aid lovers, band geeks, Honor Roll members, cave jumpers and even Nate Robinson’s cousin.

Check out their player profiles to learn more.

Brad Beal
              G  6'3''   Chaminade Prep / St.Louis,MO *Florida
Rakeem Christmas F  6'9''   New Church Academy / Philadelphia,MD *Syracuse
Quinn Cook           G  6'1''   Oak Hill / Bowie,MD *Duke
Anthony Davis       F  6'10'' Perspectives Charter / Chicago,IL *Kentucky
Michael Gilchrist   F  6'7''   St.Patrick HS / Somerdale,NJ *Kentucky
James McAdoo      F  6'8''   St.Patrick HS / Norfolk,VA *No.Carolina
Austin Rivers        G  6'3''   WinterPark HS / WinterPark,FL *Duke
Marquis Teague    G  6'2''    Pike HS / Indianapolis,IN *Kentucky
Adonis Thomas    G  6'6''    Bishop Melrose HS / Cordova,TN *Memphis
Tony Wroten         G  6'5''   Garfield HS / Seattle,WA *Washington

Did you notice the Trail Blazers connection on this roster? Give me your guesses in the comments.

The Nike Hoop Summit is the premier high school basketball event of the year. Past rosters are littered with the names of current NBA stars. I know I won’t be missing it.

Up next: The World.

Get your Nike Hoop Summit tickets now!

5 Comments

  1. anthony davis is that dale davis son?

    by oregongal47 view (TG) on 3/30/2011 10:27 AM
  2. james mcadoo scott mcadoo any relation?

    by oregongal47 view (TG) on 3/30/2011 10:28 AM
  3. Tony Wroten is from Garfield HS, BRoy's alma mater.?

    by thefixitgirl on 3/30/2011 10:42 AM
  4. Ding ding ding! And he's signed a letter of intent to go to the University of Washington. Great catch thefixitgirl!

    by sarahhecht on 3/30/2011 10:43 AM
  5. @ sarah... thanks! like your blogs!

    by thefixitgirl on 3/30/2011 5:09 PM
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