Left Coast Recruiting will be traveling around on the AAU circuit this spring/summer. We have taken a look at the upcoming events and chose which ones we will attend. Since we fund our own trips, we won’t be at many as we would like. Here is a rundown of where we will be.
Nike Hoop Summit (April 5-7) - Although this isn’t an AAU event, this event kicks things off for AAU. The best high school basketball players from the U.S.A. vs. the best players in the World face off for bragging rights. LCR will be in Portland attending practices and the game which will take place on April 7 at the Rose Garden.
Nike EYBL Session #2 (May 11 – 13) - The Nike EYBL is a competitive summer league tournament that takes place in 5 cities. Session two will take place in Dallas, Texas. The tournament is combined with the best Nike AAU teams across the country.
Rose City Showcase (June 8-10) – The showcase is a tournament that has took place in the Pacific Northwest for quite some time now. The alumni list of the event consists of many all-stars and players in the NBA. Word is that Mac Irvin and the Oakland Soldiers will be participating in the event.
NW Premier Summer Showcase (July 12-13) – The summer showcase is located in Bellevue Washington at Bellevue Community College. Many of the Northwest AAU teams take place in the tournament. Although it’s low key, many college coaches attend the event.
Fab 48 & Adidas Super 64 (July 26-29) - If you are covering recruiting, Vegas in July is where you want to be. For four days straight, it will be a mad house going from gym to gym all across Vegas. The kids step it up a notch in Vegas. Every college coach you can imagine will be in attendance recruiting.