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USA Basketball names 10 players to Nike Hoop Summit team

The game features top American high school seniors playing against a World Team comprised of international players who are 19 or younger.

The U.S. team includes: Kyle Anderson, St. Anthony, Jersey City; Archie Goodwin, Sylvan Hills, Sherwood, Ark. ; Gary Harris, Hamilton Southeastern, Fishers, Ind.; Mitch McGary, Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, N.H.; Shabazz Muhammad, Bishop Gorman, Las Vegas; Nerlens Noel, The Tilton School, Tilton, N.H.; Marcus Paige, Linn-Mar, Marion, Iowa; Tony Parker, Miller Grove, Lithonia, Ga.; Rasheed Sulaimon, Strake Jesuit College Prep, Houston; and Kaleb Tarczewski, St. Mark’s School, Southborough, Mass.

“Both teams are in a similar situation in this game,” USA head coach Kevin Boyle of Montverde Academy, Fla., said in a release. “The World Team also will have just a handful of practices to come together. Some of our players have played together and played international basketball and some have not. We are going to try and develop our chemistry and our rotation quickly and get our guys to understand their roles. It’s not an all-star game, and we will be playing to win. Not everyone will have the same amount of shots or minutes. It will be whoever is most deserving based on practices and preparation.”

The U.S. assistant coach will be Mike Jones of DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), who also serves as a 2011-12 USA Men’s Developmental National Team assistant coach.

Anderson and Parker come to the team with prior USA Basketball experience. Parker is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, including a 5-0 record in the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, and an 8-0 record at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship. He averaged 3.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game for the USA in 2010 and 8.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game in 2009.

Anderson also participated in the 2009-10 USA Men’s Developmental National Team’s first mini-camp in October of 2009, a U16 training camp in June 2009 and a U17 training camp in June 2010.

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