Allen Iverson has unveiled today the official rosters and coaching staff for the 2018 Allen Iverson Roundball Classic, popularly referred to as the Iverson Classic.
The event goes into its second year on April 21st with a mission to be the most competitive All American game in the country.
Rosters announced for the Allen Iverson Roundball Classic April 21 in Philly. Story coming. pic.twitter.com/wQ5LhWSFlw— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) March 21, 2018
The 2018 Iverson Classic will feature two teams comprised of the country’s most talented prospects. Team Loyalty features standouts like UCLA Commit Shareef O’Neal, Kentucky Commit Immanuel Quickley, UNC Commit Nassir Little and Syracuse Commit Darius Bazley.
Team Loyalty will face Team Honor which features Anfernee Simons, LSU Commit Nazreon Reid, Mississippi State Commit Reggy Perry and more. Team Honor also features the most high profile appearance for Georgetown commit and internet phenomenon Mac Mcclung, who recently surpassed Allen Iverson’s all time Virginia scoring record.
“These young guys are the future,” said Iverson, who is a co-founder of the event along with businessman Jai Manselle and grassroots basketball veteran Bobby Bates, “I’m proud to have every single one of them here.”
Team Loyalty will be coached by NBA Champion Stephen Jackson and Wesleyan Christian Head Coach Keith Gatlin. Team Honor will be coached by 14-year NBA veteran Larry Hughes and Christian Brothers College High School Head Coach Justin Tatum. Tatum is also the father to #3 2017 NBA Draft pick Jayson Tatum.
The 2018 Iverson Classic Weekend will tip off on Thursday April 19th, 2018 with a day of events including Dunk Contest, 3 Point Shootout and more. The final event will be the Allen Iverson Roundball Classic All American Game on Saturday April 21st. A location, schedule, venue, broadcast and ticket information will be announced later this week.