2015 Information

The 2015 Nike Global Challenge will take place July 15-18 at Whitney Young High School in Chicago, IL.  Refereed Scrimmages (open to NCAA Coaches, NBA Personnel and Media) will take place Wednesday evening July 15th, and game competition will begin Thursday morning and run through Saturday afternoon. The event is NCAA certified and open to College Coaches, NBA Personnel and Media. NCAA Notebooks will be sold for $100.

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July 15-18 at Whitney Young High School


Whitney Young High School (Chicago, Illinois) Address to type into GPS: 211 S. Laflin St, Chicago, IL 60607


Canada, China, Dominican Republic Pan Africa and four USA Teams comprised of the Top 40 National High School Players.


Admission to the 2015 Nike Global Challenge is FREE!  Seating is limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis.

Tournament Informmation:

This 8-team, 14-game tournament features the top high school and U-19 basketball players from the best International Teams in the World and is played under FIBA rules, just like the Olympics. For the US Participants, the Nike Global Challenge will showcase the top players selected from across the country based on the four regular season sessions of this year’s Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL).

The International teams will be represented by Canada, China, Domincan Republic and Pan Africa.

The event is pool play and will culminate with a Championship Game Sunday July 19th at 11am.


FIBA game rules will be followed:

  • Four 10 minute quarters
  • One 15 minute halftime between the second and third quarters
  • One two minute break between first-second and third-fourth quarters
  • 24 second shot clock
  • Back court violation: 8 seconds
  • Player foul limit: 5

For additional rules information, visit the USA Basketball website http://www.usabasketball.com/rules/index.html.


2014 Information

USA West wins the 2014 Nike Global Challenge 106-93 over USA East.

All-Tournament Team:

USA All-Tournament Team:
Jalen Brunson (USA Midwest)
Jaylen Brown (USA South)
Malik Monk (USA Midwest)
Edrice Adebayo (USA East)
DJ Hogg (USA West)
Stephen Zimmerman (USA West)

International All-Tournament Team:
Shang Gao (China)
Jalen Poyser (Canada)
George Lucas Alves De Paula (Brasil)
Ted Kapita (Pan Africa)
Chimezie Metu (Pan Africa)
Shuai Yuan(China)

Individual Statistic Leaders from the 2014 Nike Global Challenge


2013 Information

USA West wins  the 2013 Nike Global Challenge 99-96 over USA South.

All-Tournament Team:

USA All-Tournament Team:
Justin Jackson (USA West)
Tyus Jones (USA Midwest)
Chris McCullough (USA East)
Kelly Oubre (USA West)
Theo Pinson (USA South)
Stanley Johnson (USA West)
D’Angelo Russell (USA South)

International All-Tournament Team:
Leonardo Demetrio (Brasil)
Cheick Diallo (Pan Africa)
Abdul Malik Abu (Pan Africa)
Mathias Lessort (France)
Marial Shayok (Canada)
Chris Egi (Canada)
Montaque Gill-Caesar (Canada)

Final Stats:

Individual Statistic Leaders from the 2013 Nike Global Challenge

Team Statistics from the 2013 Nike Global Challenge