What: Under Armour Elite 24 - A national high school showcase with some of the best players in the nation playing the game of basketball. A few might be a year or two away from the NBA. You never know. If you are a tourist or a basketball fan or both this is one of the best free basketball events this summer in New York City.
Who: Roster below.
When: August 23 2013 (Friday) 6:00 PM and August 24 2014 (Saturday) 7:00 PM - more details below
Where: Tobacco Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn. By Water Street and Dock Street for both days.
How to get there: Car, magic carpet, helicopter, parachute, or take the train. A or C train to High Street, 2 or 3 train to Clark Street, F train to York Street.
Price of admission: Free on Friday and Saturday. Space is very limited. Potentially 1,500 seats. Arrive early.
August 23 2013 (Friday) 6:00 PM Schedule:
3 point contest and dunk contest. Not too clear of who are the participants. They are good. It is the Elite 24.
August 24 2014 (Saturday) 7:00 PM Schedule:
Game tip off at 7:00 PM or watch on ESPN. Doors open at 5:00 PM? There will be a lot of people who can't get it. Go early.
Roster of players:
Team Coney Island coached by Chris Mullin
Joel Berry - Apopka, FL - North Carolina
Devin Booker - Ocean Springs, MS
Cheick Diallo - Centereach, NY (2015)
Harry Giles - Winstom-Salem, NC (2016)
Stanley Johnson - Fullerton, CA
Chris McCullough - Bronx, NY
Emmanuel Mudiay - Dallas, TX
Kelly Oubre - Richmond, TX
Theo Pinson - Greensboro, NC - North Carolina
Reid Travis - Minneapolis, MN
Romelo Trimble - Upper Marlboro, MD - Maryland
Rashad Vaughn - Golden Valley, MN
Stephen Zimmerman - Las Vegas, NV (2015)
Team Bed-Stuy coached by Pearl Washington
Chris Chiozza - Bartlett, TN - Florida
Justin Jackson - Tomball, TX - North Carolina
Tyus Jones - Apple Valley, MN
Thon Maker - Martinsville, VA (2016)
Malik Newman - Ridgeland, MS (2015)
Goodluck Okonoboh - Woburn, MA
Ivan Rabb - Oakland, CA (2015)
D’Angelo Russell - Lousiville, KY - Ohio State
Myles Turner - Bedford, TX
Isaiah Whitehead - Brooklyn, NY
Justise Winslow - Houston, TX
Dion Wiley - Oxon Hill, MD - Maryland