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R.J. Barrett shines at Nike Hoop Summit - Apr 18, 2018


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Canadian R.J. Barrett Jr. (6'7''-SF-00) scored a game-best 20 points at the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, leading the World Select Team to victory over the US team (89-76). Barrett also grabbed nine rebounds, dished out six assists and snagged five steals. He was presented with MVP honors after the game.

Nigerian Charles Bassey (6'11''-F/C-00) (13 points, 16 rebounds), Frenchman Jaylen Hoard (6'8''-SF-99) (11 points, 15 rebounds) and Australian Josh Green (11 points) were other members of the World Select Team who finished the game in double digits.

For the US, Darius Garland (5'10''-PG-00) had 16 points, Quentin Grimes (6'5''-G-00) added 15 points, while Bol Bol (7'3''-C-99) produced 12 points, corralled 14 rebounds and blocked six shots. Cole Swider (6'8''-F-99) (10 points) also hit the double-digit scoring plateau.

The World Select Team, coached by Canadian Roy Rana, outrebounded the US 60-42 and marked 23 assists.

According to nikehoopsummit.com, "The Nike Hoop Summit pits America's top high school seniors against the best basketball players from around the world who are 19 years old or younger. The past eight #1 overall NBA Draft picks have played in the Nike Hoop Summit."   




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