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You are here: Home Boys Basketball Menu / Archives Boys Basketball News 21st Nike Hoop Summit Returns to Moda Center

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21st Nike Hoop Summit Returns to Moda Center


Nike Hoop Summit Features Oregon Duck Recruit Bol Bol 



The 21st edition of the Nike Hoop Summit, featuring a team of top U.S. high school seniors against elite international players age 19-and-under, returns to Portland for an 11th consecutive year.  The Nike Hoop Summit, played at the Moda Center on Friday, April 13th at 7:00 P.M., is one of the premier spots to see a mass of future NBA talent in one game.  Alumni include the past eight number one overall NBA Draft picks and more than 100 active players in the NBA.



Oregon Duck recruits Louis King, 6’5, 204 (Hudson Catholic H.S., Columbus, N.J.) and Bol Bol, 7’1, 225 (Findley Prep, Nev./ Olathe, Kan.) are both on Team USA, but King will not play due to injury according to a USA Basketball press release.  DeMatha Catholic High School (Md.) coach Mike Jones will be Team USA head coach and Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, Memphis East H.S. (Tenn.) and Herman Harried (Lake Clifton H.S., Baltimore, Md.) are the assistant coaches.


The rest of 2018 Team USA for the Nike Hoop Summit includes one player skipping college and going straight to the G-league, 3 Duke recruits, 2 Kentucky recruits, 2 Kansas recruits, 1 Vanderbilt recruit, 1 NBA draft eligible player and 2 undecided big-time prospects.

Darius Bazley 6’6, 197, G-League (Princeton H.S./Cincinnati, Ohio); Darius Garland 6’1, 175, Vanderbilt (Brentwood Academy/Brentwood, Tenn.); Tyler Herro 6’4, 193, Kentucky (Whitnall H.S./Greenfield, Wis.); Keldon Johnson 6’5, 216, Kentucky (Oak Hill Academy/Sterling, Va.); Tre Jones 6’1, 183, Duke (Apple Valley H.S./Apple Valley, Minn.); Romeo Langford 6’5, 201, Undecided (New Albany H.S./New Albany, Ind.); David McCormack 6’10, 259, Kansas (Oak Hill Academy/Norfolk, Va.);  Cameron Reddish 6’6, 211, Duke (Westtown School/Norristown, Pa.); Anfernee Simons 6’2, 181, NBA Draft Eligible (IMG Academy/Altamonte Springs, Fla.); Quentin Grimes 6’3, 204, Kansas (The Woodlands, TX); Jordan Brown 6’10, 205, Undecided (Roseville, CA); and Zion Williamson 6’5, 270, Duke (Spartanburg Day School/Spartanburg, S.C.).

Editor's Note: Simons has pulled out of the Nike Hoop Summit.  


Duke recruit R.J. Barrett (Montverde Academy, FLA - Canada) headlines World Team Roster.


Tickets link here. ($10 General Admission)






Experience Headlines USA Roster








Great read profiling Team USA players from NBAdraft.net writer Michael Visenberg here, 2018 Nike Hoop Summit USA preview


From USA Basketball Press Release:


USA Basketball teams have compiled a 14-6 overall advantage all-time in the Nike Hoop Summit


In 2017, the USA held on for a 98-87 win that saw Michael Porter Jr. and Jarred Vanderbilt score 19 points apiece at the Moda Center on April 7. In 2016, the USA recorded its largest margin of victory in event history with a 101-67 win. 2015 saw 30 points from Jamal Murray help the World Team to an exciting 103-101 win in which Luke Kennard scored 22 points for the USA.


An incredible 203 former members of the USA or World Select Team have been drafted by NBA teams, including 13 players in the 2017 NBA Draft.   And, as of Dec. 12, 2017, a remarkable 72 former U.S. players and 33 former World team members were active in the NBA. Some of the notable Nike Hoop Summit alumni currently starring in the NBA include:


Harrison Barnes (Dallas Mavericks); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards); DeMarcus Cousins (New Orleans Pelicans); Anthony Davis (Pelicans); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors); Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors); Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers); Rudy Gay (San Antonio Spurs); Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic); Brandon Ingram (Los Angeles Lakers); Kyrie Irving (Boston Celtics); Stanley Johnson (Detroit Pistons); Tyus Jones (Minnesota Timberwolves); Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte Hornets); Kevin Love (Cavaliers); Jahlil Okafor (Nets); Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs); Julius Randle (Los Angeles Lakers); Derrick Rose (Cavaliers); Ben Simmons (76ers); Jayson Tatum (Celtics); Karl Towns Jr. (Timberwolves); Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers); John Wall (Wizards); Andrew Wiggins (Timberwolves); and Justise Winslow (Miami Heat).


Additionally, 36 former Hoop Summit players are currently competing on the collegiate level, including 23 U.S. players and 13 World Team athletes.


The Nike Hoop Summit has been held annually since 1995, except for 2001-2003. The game was played in San Antonio, Texas, during the NCAA Final Four in 1998 and 2004; in Tampa, Florida, in 1999; and in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2000. From 2005-2007 the game took place in Memphis, Tennessee, and since 2008, the Nike Hoop Summit has been played in Portland – where it has recorded the four largest crowds in event history.

---USA Basketball Press Release---



22 NBA All-Stars


Kevin Garnett (15x All-Star 1997, 1998, 2000-2011, 2013)

Dirk Nowitzki (13x All-Star 2002-12, 2014, 2015)

Kevin Durant (9x All-Star 2010-2018)

Joe Johnson (7x All-Star 2007-12, 2014)

Jermaine O'Neal (6x All-Star 2002-2007)

Tony Parker (6x All-Star 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012-14)

Anthony Davis (5x All-Star 2014-2018)

Kyrie Irving (5x All-Star 2013-2015, 2018)

Kevin Love (5x All-Star 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018)

John Wall (5x All-Star 2014-18)

DeMarcus Cousins (4x All-Star 2015-18)

DeMar DeRozan (4x All-Star 2014, 2016-18)

Derrick Rose (3x All-Star 2010-2012)

Elton Brand (2x All-Star 2002, 2006)

Baron Davis (2x All-Star 2002, 2004)

Antawn Jamison (2x All-Star 2005, 2008)

Rashard Lewis (2x All-Star 2005, 2009)

Stephon Marbury (2x All-Star 2001, 2003)

Zach Randolph (2x All-Star 2010, 2013)

Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1x All-Star 2002)

Ron Artest (1x All-Star 2004)

Jrue Holiday (1x All-Star 2013)

Bradley Beal (1x All-Star 2018)

Joel Embiid (1x All-Star 2018)

Karl-Anthony Towns (1x All-Star 2018)


Four NBA MVP's

Kevin Garnett (2004)

Dirk Nowitzki (2007)

Derrick Rose (2011)

Kevin Durant (2014)



THE HISTORY The United States holds a 14-6 advantage in the Nike Hoop Summit.

In addition to victories in 2012, 2013 and 2015, the World Team triumphed in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina, by a 104-96 margin; in 1998 in San Antonio, Texas, when Dirk Nowitzki famously recorded 33 points and 14 rebounds in a 104-99 victory; and in 2009 by a 97-89 margin at the Rose Garden.

World Hoop Summit alumni playing for NBA teams as of December 2017, included: Alexis Ajinca (Pelicans); Nicolas Batum (Hornets); Anthony Bennett (Nets); Davis Bertans (San Antonio Spurs); Bismack Biyombo (Orlando Magic); Clint Capela (Houston Rockets); Omri Casspi (Kings); Cheick Diallo (Pelicans); Joel Embiid (76ers); Dante Exum (Utah Jazz); Evan Fournier (Magic); Serge Ibaka (Magic); Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets); Cory Joseph (Raptors); Enes Kanter (Oklahoma City Thunder); Skal Labissiere (Kings); Trey Lyles (Jazz); Thon Maker (Bucks); Boban Marjanovic (Pistons); Patrick Mills (Spurs); Nikola Mirotic (Rockets); Donatas Motiejunas (Rockets); Emmanuel Mudiay (Nuggets); Jamal Murray (Nuggets); Raul Neto (Jazz); Lucas Riva Nogueira (Raptors); Dirk Nowitzki (Mavericks); Tony Parker (Spurs); Sergio Rodriguez (76ers); Dario Saric (76ers); Dennis Schröder (Atlanta Hawks); Luis Scola (Nets); Kevin Seraphin (Pacers); Ben Simmons (76ers); Tristan Thompson (Cavaliers); Karl Towns Jr. (Timberwolves); Andrew Wiggins (Timberwolves); and Kyle Wiltjer (Rockets). ###



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