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Wednesday / October 18.
  • Boost Mobile Announces Coaches, Teams

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    Kevin Love, John Wall, Tyreke Evans, Kemba Walker and Brandon Jennings will all coach in this year’s Boost Mobile Elite 24 game Aug. 27 in Venice Beach, Calif.

    All are alums of the game.

    Jason Hart, coach of Woodland Hills (CAlif.) Taft) and Grant Rice, coach of Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, will lead the coaching staffs.

    Seventeen of the 24 players in the game are undecided on college.


    2011 Boost Mobile Elite 24 Teams:
    Raymond Lewis Squad:  
    Head Coach: Jason Hart; Assistant Coaches: Brandon Jennings, Kevin Love & Jason Williams
    Player High School Position College
    Brandon Ashley Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) PF Undecided
    Aquille Carr Patterson (Baltimore, Md.) PG Undecided
    Perry Ellis Wichita Heights (Wichita, Kan.) PF Undecided
    Savon Goodman Academy of the New Church (Bryn Athyn, Pa.) SF Villanova
    Amile Jefferson Friends’ Central (Wynnewood, Pa.) SF Undecided
    Mitch McGary Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, N.H.) PF Undecided
    Shabazz Muhammad Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) SF Undecided
    Marcus Paige Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa) PG North Carolina
    Tony Parker Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.) PF Undecided
    Rodney Purvis Upper Room Christian Academy (Raleigh, N.C.) SG Undecided
    Cameron Ridley Bush (Fort Bend, Texas) C Texas
    Gabe York Orange Lutheran (Orange, Calif.) SG Arizona

    Marques Johnson Squad: Head Coach: Grant Rice; Assistant Coaches: Tyreke Evans, Kemba Walker & John Wall
    Player High School Position College
    Justin Anderson Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) SF Virginia
    Kyle Anderson St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) PG Undecided
    Anthony Bennett Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) PF Undecided
    Nate Britt II Gonzaga Prep (Washington, D.C.) PG Undecided
    Robert Carter Jr. Shiloh (Snellville, Ga.) PF Undecided
    DaJuan Coleman Jamesville-DeWitt (DeWitt, N.Y.) C Undecided
    Aaron Harrison Travis (Fort Bend, Texas) SG Undecided
    Andrew Harrison Travis (Fort Bend, Texas) PG Undecided
    Grant Jerrett La Verne Lutheran (La Verne, Calif.) PF Arizona
    Nerlens Noel The Tilton School (Tilton, N.H.) C Undecided
    Julius Randle Prestonwood Christian Academy (Plano, Texas) PF Undecided
    Rasheed Sulaimon Strake Jesuit (Houston, Texas) SG Duke
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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.