Even though the 2013-14 basketball season has ended, there will be plenty of Kentucky-related basketball to watch in the next couple of weeks. First of the action will take place tomorrow as Karl Towns Jr. and Trey Lyles will take the court in the Nike Hoops Summit at 7PM EST on ESPN2. Then next Friday, April 18, Towns and Lyles will back in action with Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis for the Jordan Brand Classic on ESPN2 at 7PM EST. The Nike Hoops Summit is very similar to other all-star games that are played with the best high school seniors, however what sets this game apart from the rest is that it will be the United States verses the World. Future Cats attending the Nike Hoops Summit are Towns and Lyles, whom both represent the World team. Lyles is from Canada and Towns is from the Dominican Republic. Kentucky recruit and still uncommitted Myles Turner will also be playing in the Nike Hoops Summit. However, Turner will be representing team USA. Turner is considering Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Ohio State among others. Here are some highlights from past Nike Hoops Summits:
As for the Jordan Brand Classic, all four of Kentucky’s signees will be suiting-up for their respective teams. Representing the East team will be Lyles and Towns, and for the West will be Booker and Ulis. This year’s theme is “Next vs. Next.” Which should excite the Big Blue Nation, as what looks to be another impressive recruiting class is coming to Lexington again next year. Also to note that, Turner will also be playing in the Jordan Brand Classic as well.
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— Devin Booker (@DevinBook) April 11, 2014
As seen above, Booker posted on Twitter what this year’s uniforms will look like. These kinds of events usually have some cool looking uniforms, but this year’s has to be a favorite.
Catch both games on ESPN2 at 7PM EST. The Nike Hoops Summit will air tomorrow and the Jordan Brand Classic will air next Friday.
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