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Nike Hoops Summit returns to the Rose Garden on Saturday April 9th, 2011. This year has a local twist as Jesuit High's Kyle Wiltjer steps onto the court to represent Canada as part of the World Team. Get your tickets today at www.comcasttix.com. Leading the way for the USA will be four players who helped the USA to gold at both the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship, including 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship MVP Brad Beal (Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.), Quinn Cook (Oak Hill Academy/Bowie, Md.), James McAdoo (Norfolk Christian/ Norfolk, Va.) and Adonis Thomas (Melrose HS/Cordova, Tenn.). The USA Junior National Select team also features 2010 USA U17 gold medalists Michael Gilchrist (St. Patrick HS/Somerdale, NJ), Marquis Teague (Pike HS/Indianapolis, Ind.) and Tony Wroten (Garfield HS/Seattle, Wash.), as well as Austin Rivers (Winter Park HS/Winter Park, Fla.), who helped lead the USA to a gold medal in the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. Rounding out the roster are USA Basketball newcomers Rakeem Christmas (Academy of the New Church/Philadelphia, Pa.) and Anthony Davis (Perspectives Charter/Chicago, Ill.). The USA will be led by Kevin Sutton, who is in his eighth season as head coach at Montverde Academy in Florida. Sutton has three times served as a USA assistant coach, including the 2009 USA U16 and 2010 USA U17 national teams. He owns a 15-3 record (.833 winning percentage) with the red, white and blue.