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Participants for 2016 Elite 24 game announced

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Under Armour revealed the rosters for the 2016 Elite 24 basketball showcase on Thursday, bringing some of the best high school talent to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 on the East River on Sat., Aug. 20. Entering its second decade, the basketball experience will feature a number of events and games in front of the Manhattan skyline, culminating with the 11th annual Elite 24 game. Two teams—Team “Clutch” and Team “Drive”—will face off Saturday …

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2016 adidas Nations set for action

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adidas Nations tipped off today at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, Calif. Over the next four days, more than 80 of the top under-18 players from around the world have the opportunity to hone their skills under the guidance of elite coaches. A mix of skill and development drills and scrimmages will take place July 29-July 31. The camp culminates August 1 with third-place and championship games played at Cerritos College beginning at …

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USA Basketball wins 2016 FIBA Americas U18

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On Saturday, the United States U18 team won the 2016 FIBA Americas gold medal over Canada, winning the title game in Valdivia, Chile 99-84. Washington signee Markelle Fultz, stood out in the championship by scoring 23 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and dishing 5 assists in the final game. For his efforts, Fultz named Most Valuable Player of the event. In winning the game, the United States captured their fourth consecutive gold medal in FIBA Americas U18 play. Other notable …

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2016 Hoop Summit USA team announced

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Three-time USA Basketball gold medalists Terrance Ferguson (Advanced Prep International/Dallas, Texas),Josh Jackson (Prolific Prep Academy, Calif./Southfield, Mich.) and Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.) headline the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that will face off against the World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit at 12 p.m. (PST / 3 p.m., EST) on April 9 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Also playing for USA Basketball will be Portland-area guard …

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Junior National Team minicamp set for October

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Fifty-seven of the nation’s top high school-aged basketball players have been named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team roster and 55 of the 57 are confirmed to participate in the 7th annual USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp that will be held Oct. 2-4 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The October minicamp will be used to continue player evaluations and to get a head start …

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adidas Nations Atlanta roster

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The roster for the first adidas Nations camp of 2015, taking place May 1- May 3 in Atlanta, GA has been announced. This is the first of two adidas Nations training camps, with the second taking place in Houston, TX from May 15- May 17. Since 2007 adidas Nations has been the industry leader in providing an intimate development experience for an exclusive group of the country’s top ranked players. adidas Nations brings the best in …

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Contenders for USA Basketball U16 team announced

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Twenty-seven of the nation’s top male basketball players age 16-and-under, 21 of whom participated in the October 2014 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team mini-camp, were announced as members of the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team. The 2015 USA U16 National Team and 2016 USA U17 World Championship Team, should the U.S. qualify for the U17 Worlds, will be comprised of USA Junior National Team members. The USA Junior National Team roster will …

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2015 Jordan Brand Classic preview

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Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest in the game, including Jordan Brand athletes Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Blake …

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World wins 2015 Nike Hoop Summit behind Jamal Murray

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Some of the world’s top youth basketball players assembled on Saturday for the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit game in Portland, Oregon. After the talented titans clashed, World won a hard-fought game over the United States, 103-101. The World team demonstrated a long and defensively-strong frontline and scored the first 10 points of the game. The United States squad struggled on the boards intially, but started to pick it up to draw within 7 points after the …

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Under Armour Association New Orleans – Friday top performers

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Courtesy of UAA Big Stage in the Big Easy A few notable performances from Day 1 in New Orleans… Josh Jackson, 2016 (1 Nation 17U) 28 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists (13-16 FG) in a 77-68 win over Mo Williams Elite Joey Brunk, 2016 (Indy Hoosiers 17U) 16 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists (3-4 FG, 10-12 FT) in a 68-61 win over Sports U Justin Jackson, 2016 (Canada Elite 17U) 24 points, 8 rebounds (8-11 …

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2015 Nike Hoop Summit game is loaded

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Press Release The 2015 Nike Hoop Summit will be played at 12 p.m. (PST) on Saturday, April 11 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Elite center Caleb Swanigan of Homestead (IN) is expected to announce his college decision in conjunction with the game. The Nike Hoop Summit is the country’s premier annual basketball game for U.S. high school senior boys and features the USA Basketball Junior National Select …

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Uncommitted standouts add intrigue to McDonald’s game

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The 2015 McDonald’s All American games are set to tip off at Chicago’s United Center on Wednesday, April 1, and a roster heavy with undecided players add intrigue to what is normally the premier high school basketball all-star game. The 38th annual boys game is playing in the fifth consecutive year in Chicago, and will begin at 8:00 p.m., central time on ESPN. With seven players in the game currently uncommitted, there will no doubt …

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