The 12th annual Nike Hoops Summit will take place on April 11th at the Rose Garden in Portland, OR for the second year in a row. The game will match up some of the elite high school ball players in the USA against the top international prospect under the age of 19. This all-star game is very unique in the fact the players will be playing as representatives for the home countries. The game will tip off at 7 p.m. (PDT).
Some of the past stars in this game include Kevin Garnett (Boston Celtics), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City), Al Jefferson (Minnesota Timberwolves), Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), O.J. Mayo (Memphis Grizzlies), Michael Beasley (Miami Heat), Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves), Andrea Bargnani (Toronto Raptors) and many others.
USA Junior National Select Roster:
Derrick Favors (South Atlanta, GA) (C) Georgia Tech
John Henson (Sickles, FL) (PF) UNC
DeMarcus Cousins (LeFlore, AL) (PF) Undecided
Mason Plumlee (Christ School, NC) (PF) Duke
Mike Moser (Grant, OR) (SF) UCLA
Xavier Henry (Putnam City, OK) (SG) Memphis
Avery Bradley (Findlay Prep, NV) (SG) Texas
Leslie McDonald (Briarcrest, TN) (SG) UNC
John Wall (Word of God, NC) (PG) Undecided
Abdul Gaddy (Bellarmine Prep, WA) (PG) Washington