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A four-time state champion from Kinston High School in North Carolina, Brandon Ingram was announced on March 30 as the newest member of the 2015 USA Junior National Select Team that will take on the World Select Team in the 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit on April 11 in Portland, Oregon.

Six-foot-9 forward Brandon Ingram out of Kinston High School in North Carolina today was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that will take on the World Select Team in the 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit on April 11 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

When Malik Newman takes the floor for the USA in the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit on April 11 in Portland, Oregon, he not only will be surrounded by 10 USA Basketball gold medalists for teammates, he likely will be the most decorated player on the floor – for either the U.S. or the World Select Team.

When Jalen Brunson, who will play for the USA in the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit, first picked up a basketball at just 5 years old, his parents expected him to follow in their athletic footsteps. They likley did not expect, however, just how tremendously talented their son would grow to be 13 years later.

When 6-foot-9, forward/center Henry Ellenson (Rice Lake H.S./Rice Lake, Wis.) takes the floor for the USA Junior National Select Team in the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit on April 11 in Portland, Oregon, the USA will get the benefit of a USA Basketball veteran with a gold medal from the 2014 FIBA U17 World...

  • Date:
    Mar 2, 2015

This past July Caleb Swanigan arrived in Colorado Springs for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team training camp – his first USA Basketball experience – and did what only 11 other players out of 32 contenders were able to do, which was earn a spot on the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team.

  • Date:
    Feb 28, 2015

Currently in the midst of his senior year of high school at Findlay Prep in Nevada, Allonzo Trier is a basketball player with more experience under his belt than most of his peers. He is a USA Basketball gold medalist after helping the USA to a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship this past summer, and he will suit up for his country for a second team as a member of the 2015 USA Junior National Select Team that will take on the World Select Team in the Nike Hoop Summit on April 11.

Exactly what is the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit? How have past USA Basketball teams fared in the Nike Hoop Summit? Who are some of the stars who have played in past Nike Hoop Summits? Find out here.

  • Date:
    Feb 23, 2015

Four years ago, Chase Jeter, a forward out of Las Vegas, Nevada, says no one in the basketball community knew who he was. That may be hard to believe for basketball fans who have watched the Duke-bound senior and USA Basketball gold medalist help Bishop Gorman to three straight Nevada Division I state titles.

  • Date:
    Feb 20, 2015

Every week, USAB.com will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. This week’s pick is @DShow23 . Like any great coach, six-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach Don Showalter never stops teaching and...