Zion Williamson Headlines 2018 USA Nike Hoop Summit Roster

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Zion Williamson Headlines 2018 USA Nike Hoop Summit Roster 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:16 pm

The United States' roster for the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland has been announced.


The USA will be led by 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup bronze medalists Romeo Langford (New Albany H.S./New Albany, Ind.) and Cameron Reddish (Westtown School/Norristown, Pa.) and 2015 FIBA Americas U16 gold medalist Tre Jones (Apple Valley H.S./Apple Valley, Minn.).


Suiting up for the USA with prior training camp experience will be Darius Bazley (Princeton H.S./Cincinnati, Ohio); Bol Bol (Findlay College Prep, Nev./Olathe, Kan.); Darius Garland (Brentwood Academy/Brentwood, Tenn.); Tyler Herro (Whitnall H.S./Greenfield, Wis.); Keldon Johnson (Oak Hill Academy/Sterling, Va.); Anfernee Simons (IMG Academy/Altamonte Springs, Fla.); and Zion Williamson (Spartanburg Day School/Spartanburg, S.C.).


David McCormack (Oak Hill Academy/Norfolk, Va.) will be taking part in his first event with USA Basketball.


Additionally, Louis King (Hudson Catholic H.S./Columbus, N.J.), who was a member of the bronze medal winning 2017 USA U19 World Cup Team, will attend the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit as a member of the U.S. team but is unable to participate due to injury.


DeMatha Catholic High School (Md.) head coach Mike Jones was selected head coach of the 2018 USA team for the Nike Hoop Summit, while 1996 Olympic gold medalist Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway , head coach at Memphis East H.S. (Tenn.), will serve as the USA's assistant coach.

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Re: Zion Williamson Headlines 2018 USA Nike Hoop Summit Roster 

Post#2 » by mojo13 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:58 pm

They will still probably be beat by RJ Barrett single handedly.

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Re: Zion Williamson Headlines 2018 USA Nike Hoop Summit Roster 

Post#3 » by dantheman74 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:08 pm

He's an intriguing prospect that i'm starting to believe will be the next generational talent., Zion is mature, quick, strong, and can handle the ball pretty well for a guy built like a tank. I'd like to see him focus on running an offense and master pick'n rolls as a point guard, if he practices his 3's to an acceptable pro%, he will change the nba. He could already get to the hoop against most nba wings at will if he leans a shoulder into them, he's going to be an unguardable monster in a couple of years when players respect his jumper.

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