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2011 adidas Nations Preview/Rosters

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 3:30pm

Shabazz Muhammad / Photo: adidasShabazz Muhammad / Photo: adidasThis year's adidas Nations is set to begin on Friday August 5th, and run through Monday August 8th. The Championship games will take place at California State University – Dominguez Hills Torodome on Monday, August 8 at 4 p.m. PST and broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

NBADraft.net is sending a crew of scouts/reporters including Aran Smith, Eric Guilleminault, Mike Fong and others to cover the event. Check back for daily recaps and a final report on the top prospects.

The college scrimmages will be highlighted by sophomores Jared Sullinger, and Perry Jones plus freshmen Marquis Teague and Adonis Thomas.

The high school seniors feature: Andre Drummond and Shabazz Muhammad while the high school junior headliners include: Chris Walker and Keith Frazier.

For more on the event check out adidasnations.com.

USA 2012

# Player Pos. Height High School Home Town
23 Jordan Adams G 6’4” Oak Hill Academy (VA) Lawrenceville, GA
5 Kyle Anderson G/F 6’8” St. Anthony (NJ) Fairview, NJ
33 Isaiah Austin F/C 7’1” Grace Prep (TX) Burleson, TX
32 DaJuan Coleman C 6’9” Jamesville Dewitt (NY) Syracuse, NY
3 Andre Drummond C 6’11” St. Thomas More (CT) Oakdale, CT
4 Kris Dunn PG 6’3” New London (CT) Oakdale, CT
31 Perry Ellis F 6’8” Heights (KS0 Wichita, KS
11 Yogi Ferrell G 5’11” Park Tudor (IN) Indianapolis, IN
22 Shaq Goodwin F 6’7” Southwest Dekalb (GA) Decatur, GA
25 Amile Jefferson F 6’8” Friends Central (PA) Philadelphia, PA
24 Xavier Johnson F 6’6” Mater Dei (CA) Dana Point, CA
15 Shabazz Muhammad G/F 6’6” Bishop Gorman (NV) Las Vegas,NV
1 Rodney Purvis G 6’4” Upper Room Christian Raleigh, NC
55 Cameron Ridley C 6’9” Bush (TX) Richmond, TX
30 Winston Shepard F 6’8” Findlay Prep (NV) Fresno, TX
40 Jarnell Stokes F/C 6’8” Central High School (TN) Memphis, TN
50 Kaleb Tarczewski C 7’0” St. Mark’s School (MA) Clermont, NH
34 Jordan Tebbutt G 6’5” Oak Hill Academy (VA) Tualatin, OR
12 Gabe York G 6’2” Orange Lutheran (CA) Walnut, CA

USA 2013

# Player Pos. Height High School Home Town
15 Shaqquan Aaron G/F 6’7” Mater Dei (CA) Apple Valley, CA
50 Clifton Alexander C 6’9” Curie (IL) Chicago, IL
10 Nate Britt G 6’1” Gonzaga College (DC) Upper Marlboro, MD
14 Elijah Brown G 6’2” St. Edward (OH) Westlake, OH
33 Rodney Bullock F 6’7” Kecoughtan (VA) Hampton, VA
4 Keith Frazier G 6’5 Irving (TX) Irving, TX
43 Derrick Griffin F 6’8” Terry (TX) Rosenberg, TX
3 Isaac Hamilton G 6’4” Crenshaw (CA) Los Angeles, CA
32 Thomas Hamilton C 6’9” Whitney Young (IL) Chicago, IL
2 Aaron Harrison G 6’5” Travis (TX) Richmond, TX
5 Andrew Harrison G 6’5” Travis (TX) Richmond, TX
11 Kasey Hill G 6’2” Montverde Academy (FL) Clermont, FL
34 Kuran Iverson F 6’8” Northwest Catholic (CT) Bloomfield, CT
41 Trey Lyles F 6’7” Arsenal Tech (IN) Camby, IN
35 Jordan Mickey F 6’7” Berkner (TX) Richardson, TX
20 Solomon Poole G 6’1” Terry Parker (FL) Jacksonville, FL
21 Malik Price Martin F 6’9” Monsignor Pace (FL) Miami, FL
55 Karviar Shepherd C 6’10” Desoto (TX) Cedar Hill, TX
24 Chris Walker F 6’8” Holmes County (FL) Dunwoody, GA
1 Nigel Williams Goss G 6’3” Findlay Prep (NV) Henderson, NV

Collegiate Counselors

Player Pos. Height College School Year
Will Barton G 6’6” Memphis Sophomore
Lorenzo Brown G 6’5” NC State Sophomore
Dion Dixon G 6’5” Cincinnati Senior
Yancy Gates F 6’9” Cincinnati Senior
Ryan Harrow PG 6’0” Kentucky Sophomore
Tu Holloway PG 6’0” Xavier Senior
Joe Jackson PG 6’0” Memphis Sophomore
Pierre Jackson PG 5’10” Baylor Junior
Perry Jones F 6’11 Baylor Sophomore
Rob Jones F 6’6” Saint Mary’s College Senior
Jalen Kendrick F 6’6” Mississippi Sophomore
CJ Leslie F 6’9” NC State Sophomore
Damian Lillard G 6”2’ Weber State Junior
Ray McCallum PG 6’1” Detroit Sophomore
LeBryan Nash F 6’7” Oklahoma State Freshman
Reeves Nelson F 6’7 UCLA Junior
Mason Plumlee F 6’9” Duke Junior
Miles Plumlee F 6’10” Duke Senior
Thomas Robinson F 6’9” Kansas Junior
Ralph Sampson Jr F 6’11” Minnesota Senior
Jared Sullinger F 6’8” Ohio State Sophomore
Marquis Teague PG 6’2” Kentucky Freshman
Adonis Thomas G-F 6’6” Memphis Freshman
Deshaun Thomas F 6’7” Ohio State Sophomore
David Wear F 6’9” UCLA Sophomore
Travis Wear F 6’9” UCLA Sophomore
Kyle Weems F 6’6” Missouri State Senior
Patric Young F 6’9” Florida Sophomore
Trey Zeigler G 6’5” Central Michigan Sophomore

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Seems like a lot of players

I think that quite a few might not actually be playing, at least the HS guys. They list Andre Drummond on the site as "Unable to attend due to prior commitment", and they say the same thing about Kasey Hill, Kuran Iverson and Tommie Hamilton. Stephen Zimmerman I think is a 2015 who is playing on the 2013's, but I do not know if any other underclassmen below 2013 are expected to compete. They have non of the international rosters up either, they have given a pretty bad indication of who is actually going to be showing up.

Also, I know DaJuan Coleman is supposedly going to be at the Nike Global Challenge. Otherwise, it seems pretty legit, but I am really surprised they do not have more clear information. I would like to know who is ACTUALLY going to be there, because I think the rosters they list are slightly misleading as of right now.

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My mistake about DaJuan Coleman

As of today he was replaced on the USA East team by Chris Obepka and is apparently confirmed to be a participant of Adidas Nations. Nonetheless, does this not seem sort of overwhelming having this many players on a roster? Yes, it is a lot of talent, but I think it is fairly obvious that the 2012 guys will impose there will, especially seeing that the top 3 in the class of 2013 are going to be in Hillsboro.

Really anxious to see who actually shows up, and I really wish Adidas would do a better updating of their rosters on the website. I have little to no clue about who is playing on the international teams. Last year, Cezar Guerrero really killed it in the tournament, and it would be great to see the reps from Australia, China and Africa. Also, it was my mistake saying there were no 2014's, as Trey Lyles and Cliff Alexander both are reps of that class. If it is possible, could we get a report of anyone missing from the initial roster tomorrow? Maybe I am just being paranoid, but I feel like some of the players listed are not going to be there, unless Adidas Nations is just doing a really poor job of keeping everything updated.

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