Nike Hoop Summit Tickets
Event: Nike Hoop Summit
Date: April 10, 2020
Location: Moda Center, Portland, Ore.
Teams: USA Junior National Select Team versus World Select Team
Previous Locations: Memphis, Tenn.; San Antonio, Texas; Tampa, Fla.
Notable Players: Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant
Nike Hoop Summit TicketsThe Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game featuring the best players high school men’s basketball has to offer. The top high school seniors in the United States are chosen for the USA Junior National Select Team. These top players face off in a single game against the World Select Team, a team comprised of the top basketball players worldwide who are under 20 years old. The game has been held annually since 1995 except for a three-year hiatus from 2001 to 2003. The Nike Hoop Summit is a gathering for numerous future all-stars — many players have gone on to play for the NBA or to represent the United States in the Olympics and in the FIBA World Cup. Get your Nike Hoop Summit tickets at StubHub.
Where is the Nike Hoop Summit held?The Nike Hoop Summit is held at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore., and the 2020 Nike Hoop Summit will take place on April 10. While the Summit used to rotate locations from city to city across the country, Portland became its permanent home in 2008. The Moda Center is a multipurpose arena that is home to the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks and the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers.
How many people attend the Nike Hoop Summit game?The Nike Hoop Summit is a highly anticipated game, and its popularity is growing. In 1995, 4,000 people gathered in Springfield, Mass., to witness the event. Since then, attendance has more than doubled. The 2019 Nike Hoop Summit was attended by 10,011 fans.
What is the latest Nike Hoop Summit record?The USA Team currently holds its lead over the World Team with a 15–7 record. The 2019 game was an intense matchup with 13 lead changes. The teams tied three times, and the World Team was ahead 50–43 at halftime. By the end of the fourth quarter, the USA had pulled ahead, bringing home the victory with a final score of 93–87. In 2018, it was the World Team that came out on top with a final score of 89–76 points, led by head coach Roy Rana. Rana holds four Summit wins.
Who are some notable basketball players who have played in a Nike Hoop Summit game?The Nike Hoop Summit features the best in high school basketball. Many players have gone on to have successful basketball careers. Twenty-seven NBA All-Stars and four NBA MVPs have played in the Summit. Kevin Durant, the No. 2 pick in the 2007 NBA Draft; John Wall, the No. 1 pick in the 2010 Draft; Anthony Davis, the No. 1 pick in the 2012 Draft and Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 Draft are all Nike Hoop Summit alumni. Additionally, 22 team members have gone on to represent the United States in the Olympics and the FIBA World Cup, including Kyrie Irving, Harrison Barnes and Mason Plumlee.
Who selects the players for the Nike Hoop Summit games?The USA Basketball Men’s Development National Team Committee chooses the players for the Junior National Select Team from the top male high school basketball players in the country. These players are seniors in high school and must be citizens of the United States.
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