The 23rd annual Nike Hoop Summit will see the USA Junior National Select Team take on the World Select Team in a one-game battle. 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 2020 Nike Hoop Summit will feature the United States looking to improve its all-time 15-7 record in the event.
The 2019 USA Basketball Junior National Select Team started slow but finished strng en route to recrod a 93-87 victory over the World Select Team i the 22nd annual Nike Hoop Summit that was held on April 12, at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.
USA guard Cole Anthony scored 25 points and added eight rebounds to pace the USA to the victory. Wendell Moore Jr. chipped in with 13 points, five rebounds and James Wiseman also filled the stat sheet recording 12 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots. The USA is now 15-7 all-time inNike Hoop Summit games.
Ten USA Hoop Summit athletes have advanced to compete in the Olympic Games, including Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1995); Harrison Barnes (2010); DeMarcus Cousins (2009); Anthony Davis (2011); DeMar DeRozan (2008); Kevin Durant (2006); Kevin Garnett (1995); Kyrie Irving (2010); Kevin Love (2007); and Stephon Marbury (1995).
An incredible 217 former members of the USA or World Select Team have been drafted by NBA teams, including 14 players in the 2018 NBA Draft. And, as of Nov. 6, 2018, a remarkable 118 were active in the NBA, including 80 former U.S. players and 38 former World team members. Additionally, 34 former Hoop Summit players are competing on the collegiate level, including 21 U.S. players and 12 World Team athletes.