2010 Boost Mobile Elite Event on ESPNU HD ESPNU HD to televise 2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24 event live.Features 24 of nation’s top high school basketball players in Under Armour Slam Dunk Contest 8/27 & Boost Mobile Elite 24 game on 8/28l
News-Sports.net - Aug 23,2010 - ESPNU HD will televise the 2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24 event live from Venice Beach, Calif., over two days this weekend. The event, launched in 2006 at New York’s Rucker Park, will feature 24 of the nation’s top high school basketball players in the Under Armour Slam Dunk Contest, Friday, August 27, 8 p.m. EDT, and the Boost Mobile Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 28, 7:30 p.m. EDT. Host Eamon McAnaney will be joined by ESPN Analyst Jay Williams, and Bobbito Garcia a.k.a. Kool Bob Love, who will call the game.
Friday night’s Under Armour Slam Dunk contest will be judged by Boost Mobile Elite 24 alums John Wall, Brandon Jennings and Tyreke Evans, and Los Angeles Clipper Baron Davis. In addition to event participants, the contest will feature local contestants Norman Powell, Lincoln High School (San Diego, Calif.) and Gabe York, Orange Lutheran High School (Orange, Calif.).
Saturday’s game will feature local high school basketball coaches Reggie Morris, Jr. of St. Bernard (Playa Del Rey, Calif.) and Derrick Taylor of Taft High School (Woodland Hills, Calif.), and SportsCenter’s Stan Verrett and Neil Everett with the Wizards’ John Wall and the Bucks’ Brandon Jennings.
2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24 Teams:
Raymond Lewis Squad
Head Coach: Reggie Morris, Jr.
Assistant Coaches: John Wall & Stan Verrett
Name High School Pos.
Bradley Beal Chaminade College Prep School (St. Louis, Mo.) SG
DeAndre Daniels Taft High School (Woodland Hills, Calif.) SF
Jahii Carson Mesa High School (Phoenix, Az.) PG
Johnny O’Bryant East Side High School (Cleveland, Miss.) C
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Greenville High School (Greenville, Ga.) SG
Kyle Wiltjer Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) PF
Michael Gbinije Benedictine (Richmond, Va.) SF
Myck Kabongo Findlay Prep (Las Vegas, N.V.) PG
Quddus Bello Westchester Country Day School (Winston-Salem, N.C.) SG
Quincy Miller Westchester Country Day School (Winston-Salem, N.C.) PF
Rakeem Christmas Academy of the New Church (Brynn Athyn, Pa.) PF
Shabazz Muhammad Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) SG
Marques Johnson Squad
Head Coach: Derrick Taylor
Assistant Coaches: Brandon Jennings & Neil Everett
Name High School Pos.
Adonis Thomas Melrose High School (Memphis, Tenn.) SF
Alex Murphy St. Mark's School (Southborough, Mass.) SF
Amir Garrett Findlay Prep (Las Vegas, N.V.) SF
Austin Rivers Winter Park (Winter Park, Fla.) PG
DaJuan Coleman Jamesville-DeWitt High School (DeWitt, N.Y.) C
Jabari Brown Oakland High School (Oakland, Calif.) SG
James McAdoo Norfolk Christian (Norfolk, Va.) PF
LaQuinton Ross Life Center Academy (Burlington, N.J.) SF
LeBryan Nash Lincoln High School (Dallas, Texas) SF
Nick Johnson Findlay Prep (Las Vegas, N.V.) SG
Boost Mobile Elite 24 participants are selected by high school basketball experts from ESPN RISE, ESPN College Basketball Recruiting and other leading talent evaluators. Players were selected based on their performances at AAU tournaments and national summer camps. Boost Mobile Elite 24 player participation is strictly determined by parental/legal guardian permission, and high school and state association guidelines.
Event sponsors include: Boost Mobile, title sponsor; Under Armour, apparel and slam dunk content; Wilson, basketballs and Gatorade, hydration.