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August 13th, 2009

Nike Global Challenge: Top Prospects

Thu, 08/13/2009 - 7:52pm
By Ian Powers

August 12th

Nike Global Challenge: Top International Prospects

Thu, 08/13/2009 - 9:33am

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.


August 11th

10 Biggest Off-Season NBA Roster Makeovers

Tue, 08/11/2009 - 7:10pm

By Drue Sensing aka "GatorHeels"
*Winner of the forum writing contest


August 10th

Nike Global Challenge: Day 3

Mon, 08/10/2009 - 6:04pm
By Ian Powers

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.

August 9th

adidas Nations Global Camp: Day 4

Sun, 08/09/2009 - 2:53pm

USA 2010 85 – Canada 83

August 8th

Nike Global Challenge: Day 2

Sun, 08/09/2009 - 9:49am
By Ian Powers

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.

August 7th

Hoops Prodigy: Andre Drummond

Fri, 08/07/2009 - 11:15pm

Every few years a prospect comes along with the potential to take the NBA by storm. In recent years we’ve seen LeBron James, Dwight Howard and Chris Paul revolutionize the game at their respective positions, with two others, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose threatening to do the same.

Nike Global Challenge: Day 1

Fri, 08/07/2009 - 10:28pm

By Ian Powers

Portland, OR - The 2009 Nike Global Challenge got underway today with USA Midwest squaring off against Team Senegal.

adidas Nations Global Camp: Day 3

Fri, 08/07/2009 - 5:41pm

The third day was the beginning of tournament play, which meant that the games picked up in intensity and level of play. The USA 2011 team got a bye in the first round, while USA 2010 played Asia and won by the score of 100 – 66. The other games saw Canada beat Africa 84 – 71 and Europe beating Latin America 72 – 62.

August 6th

adidas Nations Global Camp: Day 2

Thu, 08/06/2009 - 5:47pm

The 2nd day of the camp resumed with two sessions of games for the international players, and one session for the counselors. Even thought the counselor games are the biggest attraction for scouts because these are the guys that will be eligible in the upcoming draft, the younger kids are showing some great potential and are definitely worth keeping an eye on.