Mannion, who has played for Italy in world competition, was also highly impressive in front of the 165 credentialed NBA personnel, controlling the tempo, dishing and getting his shot. “James Wiseman, Nico Mannion and Precious Achiuwa were the three best players in the floor,” one NBA executive said. The 7-1 Wiseman, who went for 12 points, 8 rebounds and 6 blocks for Team USA, is committed to play for Penny Hardaway at Memphis. He could be the No. 1 pick in 2020, as I wrote here on Forbes SportsMoney. The 6-9 Achiuwa, a Nigerian native who had 15 points and 11 rebounds the Team World, is considering North Carolina, Kansas and Memphis, among others, and is expected to announce in May.
Team USA beats Team World, 93-87, to win the @nikehoopsummitUncommitted @The_ColeAnthony with 25 in the win. Anthony was already the MVP of the @McDAAG Arizona-bound @niccolomannion with 28 and 5 dimes for the losers pic.twitter.com/SAXYl997Vl — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) April 13, 2019