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Elite 24 Basketball Venice Beach: August 24-25

The seventh annual Under Armour Elite 24, “a celebration of streetball’s past, present and future”, will be held at the Venice Beach basketball courts this week on Friday and Saturday. Saturday’s game will be aired live on ESPN starting at 4pm. A slam dunk competition will also be aired on the 24th.

The Elite 24 features teams comprised of 24 of the nation’s best high school players. The competition was originally held at Rucker Park in Harlem. This is the third consecutive year it has been staged in Venice. Last year more than 2,500 spectators attended the game.

The 24 select players that will be playing in Venice: (Name/ team/ hometown)

Nate Britt II D.C. Assault (Washington, D.C.)
Aquille Carr Bmore’s Finest (Baltimore, Md.)
Isaac Hamilton Dream Vision (Bellflower, Calif.)
Aaron Harrison Houston Defenders (Richmond, Texas)
Andrew Harrison Houston Defenders (Richmond, Texas)
Kuran Iverson New York Lightning (Windsor, Ct.)
Rondae Jefferson Team Final (Chester, Pa.)
Jermaine Lawrence NYC Rens (Springfield Gardens, N.Y.)
Marcus Lee California Supreme (Antioch, Calif.)
Julius Randle Team Texas Titans (Plano, Texas)
Wayne Selden BABC (Tilton, N.H.)
Andrew Wiggins CIA Bounce (Toronto)
Jabari Bird Oakland Soldiers (Richmond, Calif.)
Tyler Ennis CIA Bounce (Newark, N.J.)
Keith Fraizer DJH5 (Dallas, Texas)
Conner Frankamp KC Run GMC (Wichita, Kan.)
Aaron Gordon Oakland Soldiers (San Jose, Calif.)
Brannen Greene Atlanta Celtics (Monroe, Ga.)
Tyus Jones Howard Pulley (Apple Valley, Minn.)
Emmanuel Mudiay Texas Select (Arlington, Texas)
Austin Nichols M33M (Eads, Tenn.)
Sindarius Thornwell Team United (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)
Nigel Williams-Goss California Supreme (Henderson, Nev.)
Justise Winslow Houston Hoops (Houston, Texas)

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