Nike Hoop Summit Returns to Portland

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 12, 2009) — USA Basketball, Nike and the NBA Portland Trail Blazers today announced the return of the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit to the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. The Nike Hoop Summit, the country’s premier annual basketball game for high-school age boys, features America’s elite, young athletes playing against a World Select Team comprised of top international players 19-years-old or younger. The 12th Annual Nike Hoop Summit will be played on Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. (PT). Tickets go on sale Tuesday [...]

By |2011-10-14T13:36:05-04:00January 19th, 2009|All News, Event Management|

Ovechkin to Defend Breakaway Title

Courtesy of NHL.com’s Adam Kimelman Alexander Ovechkin has scored 190 goals in his first four NHL seasons, but the loudest ovation he’s ever gotten may be for one on which he whiffed. It was during the Breakaway Challenge at last year’s All-Star Game skills contest. Ovechkin was tailor made for the event, which debuted last year, and he didn’t disappoint. Ovechkin dribbled the puck like a basketball on the end of his stick, smacked it high in the air, spun around while the puck came down and took [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:08:53-04:00January 19th, 2009|All News, Talent Marketing|