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August 19th, 2009
Roderick Flemings: It went well. It was a great experience for me to get out and play with other players from around the country to see where my game is at. I felt that it was a great experience for me. I had a good time there.
By Dustin Hiebert
Overall the 2009 Nike global challenge had a lot of talent, and although a majority of the top talent came from the USA side, there were a number of intriguing talents from the international side as well. There were a handful of International players that really caught my eye and have a bright future.
By Drue Sensing aka "GatorHeels"
*Winner of the forum writing contest
Portland, OR - The first game of the final day of the 2009 Global Challenge was one that featured some young international players that should attract the attention of NBA scouts over the next few years. Serbia faced off against All-Asia team, which featured about 3 players from Australia.
USA 2010 85 – Canada 83
Portland, OR - Day 2 of the Nike Global Challenge in Portland got off to a great start for the USA West/South team. They were led by versatile 6'8" forwards Terence Jones (Jefferson/Portland) and C.J. Leslie (Word of God Academy/ Raleigh, NC). Jones and Leslie set the tone early with their outstanding end to end play.