The 19th annual Nike Hoop Summit will see the USA Junior National Select Team take on the World Select Team in a one-game battle on April 9, 2016, at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The Nike Hoop Summit pits America's top high school seniors against the best basketball players from around the world who are 19 years old or younger.
The Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game played under international rules. The Nike Hoop Summit features the USA Basketball Men’s Junior Select Team, comprised of the top high school boy senior players, playing against a World Select Team, comprised of top players 19-years-old or younger from around the world.
USA teams have compiled a 12-6 record in Nike Hoop Summit games.
Six USA Hoop Summit athletes have advanced to compete in the Olympic Games, including Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1995); Anthony Davis (2011), Kevin Durant (2006); Kevin Garnett (1995); Kevin Love (2007); and Stephon Marbury (1995).
Eight Hoop Summit alumni have been chosen No. 1 in the NBA Draft, including the past five No. 1 picks. An incredible 165 former USA and World Select Team members have been drafted by NBA teams, including 55 who were been selected among the first 10 draftees.
Recent players of note: Stanley Johnson (2014); Tyus Jones (2014); Jahlil Okafor (2014); Theo Pinson (2014); Justise Winslow (2014); Aaron Gordon (2013); Shabazz Muhammad (2012); Jabari Parker (2013); Julius Randle (2013).