Five Canadians Selected to World Team at 2017 Nike Hoop Summit

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Courtesy: FIBA

The World Team at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit (April 7) will feature five Canadians–Virginia Tech commit Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Kentucky commit Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Iowa State commit Lindell Wigginton and the #1 2019 prospect in the world Rowan Barrett Jr.

For the seventh year, the World team will be led by Canadian Coach Roy Rana, fresh off a silver medal at the Canadian university national championships, and currently holding a 3-3 record at the Hoop summit.

Rana has coached four number-one NBA Draft picks and has more than 25 alumni from the Hoop Summit and Canadian National Team program now playing in the NBA.

The Nike Hoop Summit has been a platform for future NBA stars. The past seven #1 overall NBA Draft picks have played in the Nike Hoop Summit; alumni of the event includes 22 NBA all-stars and four NBA MVPs.

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