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    Here are the rosters for the Nike Global Challenge, one of the best events of the July live period.

    This year’s Nike Global Challenge will be held in Washington, D.C. from July 18-20, 2013 at Trinity Washington University. The eight-team, 16-game tournament will played under FIBA rules, and will feature the four All-EYBL teams and the top Under-19 teams from Pan-Africa, Brazil, Canada and France.

    Nike Global Challenge

    USA East Roster

    Name Hgt. Hometown EYBL Team

    Phil Booth 6-2 Baltimore, MD Team Takeover

    Isaiah Briscoe 6-2 Newark,NJ NJ Playaz

    Khadeen Carrington 6-2 Brooklyn, NY NY Lightning

    Bonzie Colson 6-5 New Bedford, MA BABC

    Angel Delgado 6-9 Troy, NY NY Lightning

    Terry Larrier 6-8 Malvern, PA Team Scan

    Chris McCullough 6-9 Salisbury, CT Team Scan

    Dwayne Morgan 6-7 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Elite

    Ja’Quan Newton 6-1 Philadelphia, PA Team Final

    Dion Wiley 6-4 Potomac, MD Team Takeover

     

    USA Midwest Roster

    Name Hgt. Hometown EYBL Team

    Cliff Alexander 6-8 Chicago, IL Mac Irvin Fire

    James Blackmon 6-2 Ft. Wayne, IN Indy Spiece

    Tyus Jones 6-1 Apple Valley, MN Howard Pulley

    JaQuan Lyle 6-4 Evansville, IN Indy Spiece

    Jahlil Okafor 6-10 Chicago, IL Mac Irvin Fire

    Edmond Sumner 6-4 Birmingham, MI The Family

    Jae’Sean Tate 6-4 Pickerington, OH All-Ohio Red

    Reid Travis 6-7 Minneapolis, MN Howard Pulley

    Tyler Ulis 5-9 Matteson, IL Meanstreets

    Rashad Vaughn 6-5 Plymouth, MN Playground Elite

     

    USA South Roster

    Name Hgt. Hometown EYBL Team

    Grayson Allen 6-3 Jacksonville, FL E1T1

    Joel Berry 6-2 Orlando, FL E1T1

    Devin Booker Jr. 6-4 Moss Point, MS Alabama Challenge

    Justin Coleman 5-10 Birmingham, AL Georgia Stars

    JaKeenan Gant 6-8 Springfield, GA Southern Stampede

    Ahmed Hill 6-4 Augusta, GA Southern Stampede

    Jalen Lindsey 6-7 Murphreesboro, TN Southern Stampede

    Theo Pinson 6-6 High Point, NC CP3 All-Stars

    Trayvon Reed 6-11 Snellville, GA E1T1

    D’Angelo Russell 6-3 Montverde, FL E1T1

     

    USA West Roster

    Name Hgt. Hometown EYBL Team

    Kameron Chatman 6-6 Long Beach, CA ICP Elite

    Daniel Hamilton 6-6 Bellflower, CA ICP Elite

    Justin Jackson 6-8 Houston, TX Houston Hoops

    Stanley Johnson 6-6 Santa Ana, CA Oakland Soldiers

    Emmanuel Mudiay 6-3 Dallas, TX Texas PRO

    Lourawls Nairn 5-10 Wichita, KN Mokan Elite

    Kelly Oubre 6-6 Richmond, TX Houston Hoops

    Ivan Rabb 6-8 Oakland, CA Oakland Soldiers

    Elijah Thomas 6-9 Dallas, TX Team Texas Elite

    Justise Winslow 6-6 Houston, TX Houston Hoops

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, 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.

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