This national camp has served as a "coming out" party for many top past and current HS all-americans and well as a showcase for many more national "sleepers". The last seven camp MOPs have been James Harden (Arizona State/Houston Rockets/2009 NBA Draft #3 pick), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks/2009 NBA Draft #10 pick), John Wall (2008 Rivals.com #1 player/Kentucky/Washington Wizards/#1 pick of the 2010 NBA Draft), Harrison Barnes (Scout.com & ESPN.com's #1 2010 player/North Carolina/Golden State Warriors lottery pick), Myck Kabongo (ESPN.com Class of 2011 #10/Texas), Shabazz Muhammad (consensus #1 in 2012/UCLA) and Cliff Alexander (Top 5 2014 prospect). The nation's #1 2011 prospect Anthony Davis (Kentucky/New Orleans Hornets), Quincy Miller (Baylor/Denver Nuggets), Brad Beal (Florida/Washington Wizards), DeAndre Daniels (UConn), Chasson Randle (Stanford), LeBryan Nash (Oklahoma State) and Quinn Cook (Duke) were Top 25 Game selections in 2010. 2011 Top 25 Game standouts included Andre Drummond (UConn/Detroit Pistons), Anthony Bennett (UNLV), Isaiah Austin (Baylor), Grant Jerrett (Arizona), Cameron Ridley (Texas), Marcus Paige (North Carolina), Tyler Lewis (NC State), Archie Goodwin (Kentucky), Jordan Adams (UCLA) and Kris Dunn (Providence).
Dave Miller (formerly a New Orleans Hornets Assistant Coach for Player Development and 20 year-plus NCAA Division I assistant - now a TV analyst for the Los Angeles Lakers) will again be on hand to be the "Lead Camp Instructor". Legendary Tom "Tootie" Cirincione (of ABCD Camp fame) will also be present to provide campers with seasoned skill instruction.
The event is an invitation-only event and only top nationally ranked players will be invited.
We would like to invite you to this event. I have attached your official camp invite as well as a Player Info Form
As has been the case in past years, a large contingent of national/regional media and scouts are expected to attend. National media/scouts attending past camps include Dave Telep, Paul Biancardi and Joel Francisco (ESPN.com), Evan Daniels and Josh Gershon (Scout.com), Jerry Meyer (247Sports.com), Eric Bossi (Rivals.com), Van Coleman (Hot100Hoops.com), Clark Francis (Hoop Scoop), Frank Burlison (BurlisonOnBasketball.com), Brick Oettinger and Rob Harrington (PrepStars.com), Aggrey Sam (SLAM Magazine), Ronnie Flores (ESPNHS.com), Patrick Stanwood and Sean Ceglinsky (Nothing But Net Magazine), Jeff Borzello (CBS Sports), Thom Jones (TJ Sports), Aran Smith (NBADraft.net), Jonathan Givony (DraftExpress.com) and Matt Rodriguez (BallisLife.com).
Besides the players mentioned above, other past camp standouts include NBA draft picks like DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors), Derrick Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves), Robert Swift (Oklahoma City Thunder), Dorrell Wright (Philadelphia 76'ers), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers), CJ Miles (Utah Jazz/2004 Camp MVP), Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors), Arron Afflalo (Orlando Magic), Jared Dudley (Phoenix Suns), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder), JJ Hickson (Portland Trailblazers), Jarryd Bayless (Memphis Grizzlies), Anthony Randolph (Golden State Warriors), Kyle Weaver (Oklahoma City Thunder), Jrue Holiday (Philadelphia 76'ers), Austin Daye (Detroit Pistons), Jordan Hill (Los Angeles Lakers), Jeff Pendergraph (Indiana Pacers), Taj Gibson (Chicago Bulls) Gabriel Pruitt (Boston Celtics), Derrick Favors (Utah Jazz), Gani Lawal, (Phoenix Suns), Darius Morris (Los Angeles Lakers), Jeremy Tyler (Golden State Warriors), Howard Thompkins (Los Angeles Clippers), Chris Singleton (Washington Wizards) and Quincy Pondexter (New Orleans Hornets) as well as current college stars that fill rosters at such elite schools as 2012 NCAA champ Kentucky, UConn, Duke, North Carolina, Florida, UCLA, Memphis, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, USC, Stanford, Michigan State, Washington State, Louisville, Georgetown, North Carolina State, Arizona State, Washington, Cal, Georgia Tech, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Villanova, Texas A&M, Marquette, Oregon State, Florida State, Michigan, Tennessee, Gonzaga, Oregon, Georgia, Miami FL, Alabama, UNLV and Louisiana State.