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Podcast: Nike Hoop Summit World Team Roster Preview
by: DraftExpress
April 9, 2013
With less than a week to go before NBA personnel converge on Portland, we conducted a podcast previewing the Nike Hoop Summit World Team roster with Sam Meyerkopf of EuroleagueAdventures.com

Nike Hoop Summit Official Website


We go in-depth on each prospect on the World Team roster, which features Mario Hezonja, Sergey KarasevMouhammadou Jaiteh, Nikola Ivanovic, Karl TownsDennis SchroederGabriel Deck, Dante ExumLivio Jean-Charles, and Andrew Wiggins.  

Topics discussed include:

0:00 – 10:00: What's more important the game or week of practice?  What goes through the decision for a guy to leave his pro team and come over?
10:00 – 13:00: Sergey Karasev and his recent Draft declaration.
13:00 – 22:00: Who's going to be the starting Point Guard of this team: Dennis Schroeder, Nikola Ivanovic, or Dante Exum?
22:00 – 25:00: How much thought is put into how the players will blend together? Plus Gabriel Deck talk.
25:00 – 30:00: Mario Hezonja
30:00 – 38:00: We profile Andrew WigginsMouhammadou JaitehLivio Jean-Charles, and Karl Towns.
38:00 – 40:00: Who would Jonathan's closing five on the World Team be?

You can listen to the podcast here.
 


Feedback for this article may be sent to jonathan@draftexpress.com .

 

Mario Hezonja
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Birthday: 02/25/1995
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Barcelona , International
Positions:
Current: SG/SF,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
2.3 Pts, 1.3 Rebs, 1.3 Asts


Sergey Karasev
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Birthday: 10/26/1993
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Triumph Moscow , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #19 in 2013 Draft
by the Cavaliers
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
4.8 Pts, 2.8 Rebs, 0.4 Asts


Mouhammadou Jaiteh
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 249 lbs.
Birthday: 11/27/1994
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: INSEP Academy
Current Team: Nanterre , International
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
11.3 Pts, 6.0 Rebs, 0.8 Asts


Nikola Ivanovic
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 188 lbs.
Birthday: 02/19/1994
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Buducnost , International
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
8.1 Pts, 1.3 Rebs, 3.3 Asts


Karl Towns
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 7' 0"
Weight: 248 lbs.
Birthday: 11/15/1995
18 Years Old
Teams:
High School: St. Joseph
Current Team: Kentucky , Freshman
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF/C,
Possible: PF/C
Quick Stats:
6.0 Pts, 5.0 Rebs, 0.0 Asts


Dennis Schroeder
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Birthday: 09/15/1993
21 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Braunschweig , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #17 in 2013 Draft
by the Hawks
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
8.6 Pts, 1.3 Rebs, 2.9 Asts


Gabriel Deck
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 228 lbs.
Birthday: 02/08/1995
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Quimsa , International
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
9.3 Pts, 3.8 Rebs, 1.5 Asts


Dante Exum
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 196 lbs.
Birthday: 07/13/1995
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Australian Institute of Sport
Previous Team: Australian Institute of Sport , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #5 in 2014 Draft
by the Jazz
Positions:
Current: PG/SG,
NBA: PG/SG,
Possible: PG/SG
Quick Stats:
6.7 Pts, 1.6 Rebs, 3.0 Asts


Livio Jean-Charles
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 217 lbs.
Birthday: 11/08/1993
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Villeurbanne , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #28 in 2013 Draft
by the Spurs
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
1.0 Pts, 1.0 Rebs, 0.5 Asts


Andrew Wiggins
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Birthday: 02/23/1995
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Huntington Prep
Previous Team: Kansas , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 2014 Draft
by the Cavaliers
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SG/SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
11.8 Pts, 3.8 Rebs, 1.5 Asts


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