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ESPN2 To Televise 21st Annual Nike Hoop Summit

  • Date:
    Apr 12, 2018

The 2018 Nike Hoop Summit will be broadcast live on ESPN2 at 10 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 13, from the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

Ted Emrich will handle play-by-play, and Paul Biancardi and Fran Fraschilla will be analysts.

The Nike Hoop Summit also will air live on ESPN Deportes, be available on the ESPN app. and ESPN International will air the game live on their digital platforms in Latin America, Brazil, Caribbean and Pac-Rim and live on their linear TV channels in the Caribbean and Pac-Rim. Additionally, the game will air live on NBA TV international and will be streamed live outside of the United States on FIBA’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

The Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game that pits the best U.S. high school senior boys against top international players from around the world who are 19 years old or younger in a one-game showdown.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the Rose Quarter Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000. Courtside seats are $50 and $75, while lower bowl seating starts at $10. Applicable service charges apply.

The 2018 USA Junior National Select Team features: Darius Bazley (Princeton H.S./Cincinnati, Ohio); Bol Bol (Findlay College Prep, Nev./Olathe, Kan.); Jordan Brown (Prolific Prep/Roseville, Calif.); Darius Garland (Brentwood Academy/Brentwood, Tenn.); Quentin Grimes (College Park H.S./The Woodlands, Texas); Tyler Herro (Whitnall H.S./Greenfield, Wis.); Keldon Johnson (Oak Hill Academy/Sterling, Va.); Tre Jones (Apple Valley H.S./Apple Valley, Minn.); Romeo Langford (New Albany H.S./New Albany, Ind.); David McCormack (Oak Hill Academy/Norfolk, Va.); Cameron Reddish (Westtown School/Norristown, Pa.); and Cole Swider (St. Andrew’s School/Providence, R.I.). Louis King (Hudson Catholic H.S./Columbus, N.J.) and Zion Williamson (Spartanburg Day School/Spartanburg, S.C.) will attend the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit as a member of the U.S. team but are unable to participate due to injuries.

The USA will be led by DeMatha Catholic High School (Md.) head coach Mike Jones, with Herman Harried of Lake Clifton High School in Baltimore serving as the USA’s assistant coach.

The 2018 Hoop Summit World Team features RJ Barrett (Canada); Charles Bassey (Nigeria); Leandro Bolmaro (Argentina); Ignas Brazdeikis (Canada); Kofi Cockburn (Jamaica); N’Faly Dante (Mali); Yago Dos Santos (Brazil); Josh Green (Australia); Jaylen Hoard (France); Andrew Nembhard, (Canada); Bathiste Tchouaffe (France); and Kevin Zhang (China). Daniel Oturu (Nigeria) will attend the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit as a member of the World team but is unable to participate due to injury.

The World Team is directed by Canadian Roy Rana, and he again will be assisted by Serbia's Marin Sedlacek.

USA Basketball teams, winners of the past two Nike Hoop Summits, have compiled a 14-6 overall advantage in the Nike Hoop Summit. 

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

 

 

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